Posts Tagged ‘London’

I,I,I,I,I,I,I, KATHY ACKER // ICA, LONDON

By Rafael Powell “I’m always destroying,” the late Kathy Acker said in an interview at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (ICA) in 1986, “To hell with the word deconstructing. I’m always destroying, you know, rigidities, habitual meanings, habitual contents.” Coming full circle from that interview, I,I,I,I,I,I,I, Kathy Acker, the first UK exhibition dedicated to[…]

YTO BARRADA: AGADIR // THE BARBICAN CENTRE

By Noah Hanna On the 29th of February 1960, an earthquake destroyed the Moroccan coastal city of Agadir, killing nearly fifteen thousand people and leaving the city in ruin. Despite the devastation, Morocco’s king Mohammed V ordered the resurrection of the city, declaring, “If destiny decided the destruction of Agadir, its rebuilding depends on our[…]

4 SAINTS IN 3 ACTS—A SNAPSHOT OF THE AMERICAN AVANT-GARDE // THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY

by Dr. Kostas Prapoglou Over eighty rare and unseen photographs from behind the scenes, as well as cast portraits, from the opera Four Saints in Three Acts comprise the exhibition 4 Saints in 3 Acts—A Snapshot of the American Avant-Garde currently on view at the Photographers’ Gallery in London. The exhibition sheds light on the[…]

ANSLEM KIEFER // WHITE CUBE BERMONDSEY

click here to download PDF By Dr. Kostas Prapoglou Anselm Kiefer’s most recent exhibition at White Cube Bermondsey in London is at once an allegory and oxymoron between fantasy and raw reality. Entitled Walhalla, after the imaginary Arcadian place in Norse mythology, the show spans the gallery’s entire space, encompassing a newly commissioned site-specific installation,[…]