Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Anatomy of Oil Anatomy of Oil

Anatomy of Oil

Susanna Battin, Kate Kendall, LA Transcendental Listenings, Michael Mandiberg, Nina Sarnelle, Molly Tierney, Elia Vargas

Gas Los Angeles, California, USA 09/15/2018 – 11/24/2018

Anatomy of Oil is a group exhibition exploring oil production around Los Angeles. The oil industry greatly influenced the development of the city, which continues to maintain many active extraction sites, often in close proximity to schools, homes, and parks. In some cases, companies build creative solutions to hide oil derricks, disguising them as trees or towers. The

Anatomy of Oil, Installation Shot. Photo by Andy Bennett and Colleen Hargaden. Image courtesy of Gas Susanna Battin and Kate Kendall, Gas-for-Water, 2018. Photo by Andy Bennett and Colleen Hargaden. Image courtesy of Gas Nina Sarnelle, Sound for the long hole, 2018. Photo by Andy Bennett and Colleen Hargaden. Image courtesy of Gas Anatomy of Oil is a

Art Basel Cities 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina Art Basel Cities 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Art Basel Cities 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Por Ixchel Ledesma Buenos Aires, Argentina 09/06/2018 – 09/12/2018

Signals: Public Space Appropriation by the Art Basel Cities Project in Buenos Aires A standard way of relating politics to art assumes that art represents political issues in one way or another. But there is a much more interesting perspective: the politics of the field of art as a place of work.1 Simply look at what

Art Basel Cities Buenos Aires, Rayuela, 2018. Obra de Eduardo Basualdo. Imagen cortesía de Art Basel Señalamientos: apropiación del espacio público por el proyecto Art Basel Cities en Buenos Aires Una manera típica de poner en relación la política con el arte, plantea que el arte puede representar de una u otra forma asuntos políticos. Pero hay un

Nadie pertenece aquí tanto como tú Nadie pertenece aquí tanto como tú

Nadie pertenece aquí tanto como tú

Curated by Sandino Scheidegger

Despacio San José, Costa Rica 03/03/2016 – 04/24/2016

Artists: Adrián Melis (Cuba), Anja Majer (Alemania), Bethan Huws (Gales), Carey Young (Reino Unido), David Horvitz (Estados Unidos), Fabian Boschung (Suiza), Fayçal Baghriche (Francia/Algeria), Hans Eijkelboom (Países Bajos), Iván Argote (Colombia), Javier Calvo (Costa Rica), Jay Chung (Estados Unidos), Karin Lehmann (Suiza), Nicolás Robbio (Argentina), Nina Beier & Marie Lund (Dinamarca), Julian Charrière (Suiza/Francia), Sigurður

Artistas: Adrián Melis (Cuba), Anja Majer (Alemania), Bethan Huws (Gales), Carey Young (Reino Unido), David Horvitz (Estados Unidos), Fabian Boschung (Suiza), Fayçal Baghriche (Francia/Algeria), Hans Eijkelboom (Países Bajos), Iván Argote (Colombia), Javier Calvo (Costa Rica), Jay Chung (Estados Unidos), Karin Lehmann (Suiza), Nicolás Robbio (Argentina), Nina Beier & Marie Lund (Dinamarca), Julian Charrière (Suiza/Francia), Sigurður

The Closer I Get to the End the More I Rewrite the Beginning The Closer I Get to the End the More I Rewrite the Beginning

The Closer I Get to the End the More I Rewrite the Beginning

Curated by Suzy Halajian

Human Resources Los Angeles, California, USA 11/21/2015 – 12/13/2015

Bodies are moving, swaying, spinning, coming together in ecstatic relief, only to come apart in Mark Leckey’s 1999 video work, Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore. The video mashes up found footage of British youth culture in various underground dance scenes from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s with a single soundtrack unifying the images. Serving as a

Bodies are moving, swaying, spinning, coming together in ecstatic relief, only to come apart in Mark Leckey’s 1999 video work, Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore. The video mashes up found footage of British youth culture in various underground dance scenes from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s with a single soundtrack unifying the images. Serving as a