White on White on White

Exhibition Review: ABSALON curated by Susanne Pfeffer 28. November 2010 to 20. February 2011 KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin) From my apartment window the ‘memorial for the murdered Jews of Europe’ appears as a vast snow-covered rectilinear grid. When one stands within, the flatness of the top view gives way to a dense network … Continue reading

Feet of Clay – Taipei Biennial 2010

Published in TAKE on Art Magazine: Oeuvre (Issue 4, January 2011) (Excerpt) At some point during a public dialogue between Jacques Rancière and Oliver Davis at the ‘EYE Institute’ (Amsterdam), my mind traveled beyond the precincts of the snug auditorium, past the picnicking tourists in Vondelpark and hurtled all the way into the Taipei Fine … Continue reading

Notes on the Reader (Dialogues on Curating: Part 2)

  Since we organized Work in Progress: Dialogues on Curation (Part 1) about six months ago, activities in the curatorial sphere have steadily grown―thereby, positioning the contemporary curator as an integral thinker-producer in the cultural field. This reader offers itself as a moment of ‘pause’―not in the sense of a coffee break but as a … Continue reading