Alia Farid’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands, cur. by Rosa de Graaf, with a new commission in partnership with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada, and Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, United States.
Alia Farid, Maske Paske Wi, 2020, two-channel video-loop. Co-commissioned by Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, and Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Installation image: Alia Farid, a solo exhibition at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. Photographer: Kristien Daem.
Alia Farid is taking part in the collective exhibition Never Spoken Again: Rogue Stories of Science and Collections, cur. David Ayala-Alfonso, prod. Independent Curators International (ICI)
MSU Broad, East Lansing, USA
Emeka Ogboh is taking part in the exhibition Amuse-bouche. The Taste of Art, cur. Annja Müller-Alsbach
Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
Emeka Ogboh, Sufferhead Original, 2019. Exhibition view: The Taste of Art, Museum Tinguely, Basel, 2020.
Sammy Baloji and Younès Rahmoun are taking part in the collective exhibition “Our World is Burning“, cur. Abdellah Khartoum and Fabien Danesi
The exhibition Our World is Burning offers a fully political view of international contemporary creation seen from the Gulf, where wars and diplomatic tensions have constantly determined the history of the early 21st century. The title explicitly refers to the human disasters generated by the successive conflicts in this region, while bringing in as broadly as possible the ecological catastrophes…
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Younès Rahmoun, Nafas (Breath) and La-Nafas (Non-Breath), 2001. “Our World is Burning”, Palais de Tokyo, 2020. Photo: Aurélien Mole
Alia Farid is taking part in the collective exhibition Glass and Concrete – Manifestations of the Impossible, cur. Friederike Fast
Marta Herford, Museum für Kunst, Architektur, Design, Herford, Germany
Alia Farid, Ma’arad Trablous, 2016, video still. © Alia Farid
Ali Cherri is taking part in the exhbition “Orientalism, The construction of images of the Near East and of North Africa (1800-1956)” at IVAM, l’Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, cur. Rogelio López Cuenca and Sergio Rubira.
“This exhibition seeks to analyse and question some of those commonplaces in the images that were produced between the time of the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798-1801) and 1956, the year when Morocco and Tunisia gained their independence. The show highlights the way in which avant-garde movements established relationships with Oriental “exoticism” in their attempt to break away from the canon of tradition.”
Ali Cherri, Hybrids (E), 2018
James Webb is taking part in the collective exhibition Ernest Mancoba — An Artist and His Legacy, cur. Joanna Sandell
Södertälje Konsthall, Södertälje, Sweden
James Webb, Invisibilia, 2018. Photo: Tadzio
Sammy Baloji is taking part in the 22nd Biennale of Sydney, cur. Brook Andrew.
For his research project at NIRIN, he draws on these earlier works by confronting two operational cultural modes (the kasalaand lukasa) to critically approach the imposition of identity frontiers during the colonial period. Thus, his artistic research aims to capture these pre-colonial political and aesthetic codes and to create narrative devices, including the postcolonial socio-political framework.
Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia
Sammy Baloji, Kasala, The Slaughterhouse of Dreams or the First Human, Bende’s Error, 2019. 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020), Cockatoo Island. Photo: Zan Wimberley.
James Webb is taking part in the outdoor, summer exhibition Konst i Ån, taking place in and around the Norrtälje river, cur. Helén Hedensjö (Norrtälje Konsthall).
One of the pieces is Untitled (duet with one singer missing) which takes Olivier Messiaen’s duet, “La mort du nombre,” and presents it with just one singer. The reduction of the original piece creates a situation where the soprano’s part is primary, and the reading of the song’s dialectical lyrics becomes altered due to the absence of those of the tenor.
The artwork is broadcast along the river, close to Lilla Brogatan, daily on the half hour from 12am to 6pm.
Norrtälje Ån, Sweden
Sammy Baloji is taking part in the collective exhibition “À toi appartient le regard entre et (…) la liaison infinie entre les choses” (“Who Is Gazing?”) at musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, cur. Christine Barthe.
Photography, video, installation: for the first time, the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac is dedicating a major exhibition within its walls to contemporary images in all their forms. In the wake of its residency programme and surveys conducted over the last ten or so years, the exhibition presents twenty-six non-European artists from a variety of backgrounds, both young and emerging talents.
Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, Paris, France
Photo: Alessandra Bello
Imane Farès s proud to announce its participation to the 7th edition of Paris Gallery Weekend, the annual highlight of modern and contemporary art in Paris.
Some forty modern and contemporary art galleries warmly invite you to discover their exhibitions around a rich and festive programme that fosters encounters with art world key players. Routes are designed to guide visitors from one gallery to another.
Sammy Baloji is taking part in the annual exhibition of the residents of l’Académie de France in Rome, cur. Lorenzo Romito
Image: Sammy Baloji, Mfuba’s extract, 2020, acrylic painting on paper. Installation view: French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici. Photo © Daniele Molajoli. Académie de France à Rome – Villa Médicis
Ali Cherri is taking part in the exhibition The Park: Becoming a Body of Water, one of the exhibitions of “Traits d’union.s”, the central program of Manifesta 13 Marseille.
This exhibition will look at the links between nature and culture, between human beings and other living creatures, based on the history of the two museums. The artists involved in this project are Minia Biabiany, Center for Creative Ecologies (collective composed by Isabelle Carbonell, Hannah Meszaros Martin, T. J. Demos), Ali Cherri, Peter Fend, Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Amy Lien & Enzo Camacho, Reena Spaulings.
Musée des Beaux-Arts and Museum of Natural History, Marseille, France
Image: Ali Cherri, The Gatekeepers, 2020. © Jean Christophe Lett / Manifesta
“An evening that takes us from Beirut, Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley, Gaza and Jerusalem to Spitsbergen, Iceland, Brittany and the Mojave Desert. Featuring films by artists who look at landscapes from the perspective of recollection and exile, such as Basma Alsharif’s experimental film Ouroboros (2017) and Mira Adoumier’s visual essay Errans (2019)”
The evening is curated by Nat Muller, guest curator of the exhibition “Trembling Landscapes: Between Reality & Fiction”. With an introduction by Lara Khaldi. Followed by a Q&A with Basma Alsharif.
Image: Basma Alsharif, Ouroboros, 2017. Installation view.
Mohssin Harraki is taking part in the collective exhibition Infinie Liberté, a contemporary art exhibition and the heart of the Resurgence project set up by the Causses and Dordogne Valley community of municipalities.
The 2020 edition is entitled Infinie Liberté. It will honour the avant-garde figure of Nancy Cunard and her struggles. The selection of around forty works focuses on committed artists, dealing with human rights and social inequalities. Infinie Liberté is made up of works on loan from the Frac Nouvelle-Aquitaine MÉCA, which this year is signing a partnership as part of its Vivantes! exhibition sequence, a programme devoted to the place of women in art and its history.
Mohssin Harraki, Le Chant de l’Ombre (1), je suis mon propre invité, 2018, from a series of eight inkjet prints on photo paper. Collection Frac Nouvelle-Aquitaine MÉCA