“travelling exhibition”

Contemporary nomadism at Eslite Gallery

Taipei, 7 November 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA). Taiwan’s Eslite Gallery is currently presenting “No-Mad-Ness in No Man’s Land” to be on display until 22 December 2013. The show is co-curated by Leeza Ahmady and Ombretta Agró Andruff, and is to examine the nomadism of contemporary migrant artists who de-territorialise the origins of their work. “No-Mad-Ness in No Man’s Land” features a selection of works by artists from Asia and the Middle-East, each of whom engage in the act of moving, travelling, and renewing traditional nomadic ideas in the context of contemporary living. This movement allows artists to escape fixed notions of identity, which might otherwise be imposed upon them by their countries of origin or adoption. Since the beginning of the modern era, the word “nomad” has been used to refer to someone who moves for several reasons, though is generally associated with someone who wanders aimlessly in the wild, at the mercy of weather and the environment. The project “No-Mad-Ness in No Man’s Land” is in perpetual renewal, with the curators having created a mimetically nomadic exhibition, which is to travel to different countries, incorporating works by different artists as it does – aiming to broaden the dialogue on contemporary nomadism. Participating artists currently include Khadim Ali, Said Atabekov, Isabel & Alfredo Aquilizan, Lara Baladi, Jeanno Gaussi, Mariam Ghani, Reena Saini Kallat, Jagannath Panda, Yelena & Viktor Vorobyev and Sharif...

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Collection Warhol’s greatest works in Singapore

Singapore, 21 March 2012, Art Media Agency (AMA). The exhibition “Andy Warhol: 15 minutes” is will be taking place at ArtScience Museum in Marina Bay from 17 March to 12 August 2012. The exhibition will mark the 25th anniversary of the artist’s  death. The exhibition is sponsored by BNY Mellon and organised by the Andy Warhol Museum. The exhibition’s title comes from a quotation by Warhol himself, who said “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” The exhibition will display more than 260 paintings, illustrations, sculptures, a movie and the video depicting the artist at work. It will also include various documents, interactive installations, photographs and archives. The exhibition is displayed as a route through phases of Andy Warhol’s life, from the 40s when he started painting to the 80s when he painted his last works. It ends with Last Supper and Autoportrait, two famous pieces, made at the very end of his life. In order to attract a young audience, a presentation is scheduled especially for them, on the model of what Warhol had made for the exhibition of 1983 at the Bruno Bischofberger Gallery in Switzerland. This exhibition is part of an Asian tour which will travel in five cities during 27 months. After Singapore, it will move to Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and finally Tokyo in...

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