Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Casa Tomada

Casa Tomada

Curated by Anna Goetz

Calle 22 12BIS, San Pedro de los Pinos Ciudad de México, México 04/07/2018 – 05/05/2018

  I wanted to reconstruct that space and enter it so I could feel real again. [1] Casa Tomada, the independent exhibition project, is inspired by Tom McCarthy’s novel Remainder (2006), and by Julio Cortázar’s title-giving short story, Casa Tomada (1946). In McCarthy’s Remainder, the protagonist questions the authenticity of the world as he experiences it—he

  Detail of Ed Atkins, Hisser, 2015. Courtesy of Anna Goetz Francesco Pedraglio, Oxford University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, UK, 1811, 2018. Courtesy of Anna Goetz Gina Folly, Double Fantasy VIII-X, 2018. Courtesy of Anna Goetz I wanted to reconstruct that space and enter it so I could feel real again. [1] Casa Tomada, the

Wir sind das Volz

Wir sind das Volz

Mathis Altmann

Freedman Fitzpatrick Los Angeles, California, USA 03/12/2017 – 04/22/2017

There is no literal English translation for “Wir sind das Volz”. There isn’t even one in German. It’s something totally made up. It’s bullshit. Back in Zürich, in autumn of 2016, I discovered a sub-slogan at the local lumber supply, claiming “Wir sind das Holz” (“We are the wood”). Since then, whenever I buy plywood

Mathis Altmann, Wir sind das Volz. Installation View. Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles. March 12 – April 22, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles. Photo: Mathis Altmann. Mathis Altmann, Wir sind das Volz. Installation View. Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles. March 12 – April 22, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Freedman Fitzpatrick,

Dredgers on the Rail

Dredgers on the Rail

Curated by Tyler Murphy

Freedman Fitzpatrick Los Angeles, California, USA 07/26/2015 – 09/05/2015

An encrusted pillar. A standing, lodged and vertical oak. Pierced through the body from above by a concrete column, entwined, locked and locking worlds together. Provoking the limits of a form, contort or melt to move through. A patch of undead chia, a feigned arability, retreating from or pushing into life. Distant landscapes point at

An encrusted pillar. A standing, lodged and vertical oak. Pierced through the body from above by a concrete column, entwined, locked and locking worlds together. Provoking the limits of a form, contort or melt to move through. A patch of undead chia, a feigned arability, retreating from or pushing into life. Distant landscapes point at