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September 2015

Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos) Cave Installation by Allora & Calzadilla (Puerto Rico)

September 23, 2015 - September 23, 2017
Unnamed Venue,
Guayanilla, Puerto Rico
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Between Guayanilla and Peñuelas, Puerto Rico From The Art Newspaper: http://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/news/158954/ The pair have installed a work by Dan Flavin—Puerto Rican Light (to Jeanie Blake), 1965—deep inside a natural limestone cave located in a remote conservation area on the Caribbean island between the municipalities of Guayanilla and Peñuelas. Solar panels at the mouth of the cave will power Flavin’s work, which is made from pink, yellow and red fluorescent lightbulbs. From the Dia Art Foundation: Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos),…

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October 2016

Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital (Sydney, Australia)

October 31, 2016 - June 25, 2017
Powerhouse Museum,
500 Harris St
Ultimo, New South Wales 2007 Australia
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Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital explores the increasingly important role of digital manufacture in contemporary art, science, fashion, design and architecture. The exhibition features works by more than 60 artists, designers and architects from around the world including Barry X Ball, Zaha Hadid, Iris van Herpen and Ron Arad, as well as works from Australia and the Asia-Pacific, and objects from the MAAS collection. Out of Hand will examine the place and impact of digital technology in the design…

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February 2017

Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light at Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)

February 17 - July 23
Yale University Art Gallery,
1111 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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February 17, 2017–July 23, 2017 Yale University Art Gallery Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light is the first exhibition on this groundbreaking artist and his spellbinding light compositions in more than forty years. As early as 1919, well before the advent of consumer television and video technology, Wilfred began experimenting with light as his primary artistic medium, developing the means to control and project colorful, luminous forms that have been compared to the aurora borealis—and which he referred…

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March 2017

Mécaniques remontées by Zimoun (Paris, France)

March 25 - August 6
Le CENTQUATRE-PARIS,
5 rue Curial
Paris, France
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Zimoun is taking over the spaces of CENTQUATRE-PARIS with his sound sculptures for his largest exhibition in France. Made up of simple material (cardboard, balls, small motors, Velcro, etc.), his artworks fill the space nevertheless and change our perception of it.

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April 2017

documenta 14 (2017) (Athens, Greece)

April 8 - July 16
Unnamed Venue,
Athens, Greece
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Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director of documenta 14 In 2017, documenta 14 will establish a second site—Athens—bringing Kassel and the Greek capital onto equal footing as the two locations of the exhibition. Thus documenta’s undisputed position as host will be abandoned for another role, that of guest, in Athens. The working schedule envisages documenta 14 to open in Athens in April 2017; it will then be inaugurated two months later in Kassel, on June 10. This will ensure that there will…

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ArtFutura: Digital Creatures (Rome, Italy)

April 29 - September 10
Ex Dogana,
Viale dello Scalo San Lorenzo, 10
Rome, 00185 Italy
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ART AND SCIENCE: TWO PARALLEL WORLDS Kinetic sculptures that create floating holographs, magnetic fields that generate dynamic fluid ferrofluid forms, immersive audiovisual experiences where you can experience unknown virtual projections. A Digital Art exhibition, produced by MondoMostre Skira, containing works by Paul Friedlander (UK), Esteban Diácono (Argentina), Can Buyukberber (USA), Sachiko Kodama (Japan), Chico MacMurtrie/Amorphic Robot Works (USA) and Universal Everything (UK) and the best video images of the ArtFutura festival. “Creature Digitali” explores the fact that art and science…

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May 2017

Anish Kapoor: Descension at Brooklyn Bridge Park (Brooklyn, New York)

May 3 - September 10
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
334 Furman Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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It’s coming to the US! Considered one the most influential artists working today, Anish Kapoor (b. 1954, Mumbai, India) works in a wide variety of scales and formats, and in a range of media including pigment, stone, stainless steel, resin, wax, earth, and most recently, silicone. Over the last four decades, he has created a remarkably inventive and resonant body of work layered with artistic, cultural, and personal associations. Anish Kapoor: Descension brings one of Kapoor’s most viscerally arresting installations…

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Leo Villareal at Pace Gallery (New York City)

May 4 - August 11
Pace New York City,
537 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Pace Gallery is pleased to present the gallery’s first solo exhibition by New York-based light artist Leo Villareal, featuring all new works. Blurring the lines between LED and projections, Villareal uses modern technology to create an ethereal experience for the viewer. According to the artist, “Art is a distillation of ideas into material through which artists communicate. For me, art has always served as a portal – something that takes the viewer to another place.” On view from May 4…

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Sparrow Night: Artists Working with Light (London, Ontario, Canada)

May 6 - August 27
Museum London,
421 Ridout Street North
London, Ontario N6A 5H4 Canada
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“Sparrow night” is a term from folklore that describes a night storm featuring intense sheet lightning. The exhibition name sets off a trimester of programming focussing on the senses. Sparrow Night features two- and three-dimensional light-based works, including experimental painting, projections, kinetic installations, interactive sculptures, and innovative textiles and design. The depiction of light has always been central in representational art. Sculptors have always considered the play of sun and shadow in relation to their three-dimensional forms. Spurred by scientific…

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Group Exhibition: On Alchemy and Magic (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

May 12 - July 2
Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond,
Nes 45
Amsterdam, 1012 KD Netherlands
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Photo credit: ‘The Finite State Fantasia’ (2016), Tobias Revell. Photo © Kristof Vrancken ‘Subsecond Flocks – When you startle awake at four in the morning it’s not because you’re feeling happy’, 2016, Femke Herregraven. From automated consumer electronics and computer information systems to high frequency trading, complex systems are mapping, intervening and creating the experience of the everyday in contemporary society. Their internal logic seems to be hyper-rational, beyond what most human minds can come to understand, intentionally designed to…

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