The artist and activist is presenting his largest retrospective exhibition in years at the M HKA in Antwerp. Bart De Baere, Michael Connor and Valerie Smith discuss his oeuvre on the basis of their favourite work.
Since his breakthrough during Manifesta 8 in Murcia, his work has been an undeniable hit on the international exhibition circuit. Neïl Beloufa makes films referring to such genres as sci-fi and thrillers, characterized by refreshing improvisations by amateur actors and screened in typically sculptural environments.
Charles Atlas has made films and videos for over forty years, mainly operating in the New York underground and dance scene. Lately his popularity in the art world is increasing, with projects at Tate Modern, The New Museum, this year's Whitney Biennial and, on view until June 3rd, the exhibition Discount Body Parts at De Hallen in Haarlem.
Strange and familiar. A certain ambiguity marks the attempt of the Georgian-born, Berlin-based artist Thea Djordjadze to feel at home in an exhibition space. This spring she is presenting new work in Kiosk in Ghent.
Rotterdam Museum Boijmans van Beuningen 12/02/11 - 08/05/11
Gabriel Lester is a practised poseur and commentator who is completely at home in the world of make-believe. Initially offering his commentaries about films in three-dimensional renderings of complex scenarios, he now works increasingly in film himself. The Boijmans Van Beuningen is presenting his first major retrospective.