Dora Budor talked to Francois Roche, a cofounder of the Bangkok-based, French-originated collective New-Territories, a polymorphous architectural organization that was established in 1993 and is fronted by the transgender avatar s/he, on whose behalf Roche speaks here.
The exhibition, curated by Vicente Todolí, brings together fifteen iconic sculptures, installations, and videos made from the 1990s to the present, along with a new project, Holding the Horizon (2016), a video conceived specifically for the show at Pirelli HangarBicocca.
If a frontispiece is a summation of the themes contained within a text, then the images and recurring motifs in Fitzpatrick’s work point the viewer to the relationship between the body and the house, to the thought of the body as vessel or container, and ultimately to the subject of metaphor itself, the nesting of one concept inside another.
Spectacle sports have been the subject of Ericka Beckman’s work since the 1980s, but the recent US election has reemphasized their troubling place in American culture. Here she discusses this political reframing of her work as part of the current rediscovery of her 1980s films, which will be displayed this summer at Vienna Secession.
I ♥ John Giorno is a work of art by Giorno’s husband, the Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone. The exhibition is a celebration of the life and work of John Giorno—an artist whose work has influenced generations. Taking place in his chosen hometown, the exhibition affords a unique opportunity for Giorno’s contributions to be recognized within the canons of American poetry and art history, and celebrates the artist’s 80th birth-year.