Hou Hanru, artistic director of MAXXI and MACP faculty-at-large, to guest-curate the 13th edition of

The Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain Dak’Art / Biennial of Contemporary African Art Dak’art announced the guest curators for it’s 13th edition in 2018 titled ‘The Red Hour’. Alongside Simon Njami, who returns as the artistic director , the Dak’Art has invited Elvira Dyangani Ose, Marisol Rodriguez, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung , Alya Sebti and Hou Hanru. Each of them will curate a collective show with 3-5 selected artists. Read the article on the Biennial Foundation website.

MACP alumnus Patrick Jaojoco reviews Kiluanji Kia Henda's work on view at iscp for Artforum

"A metal sign reading Miragem—the Portuguese word for “mirage”—once sat in the restaurant of a small desert community, rusted through from the billowing sands of southern Angola. A photograph of the peculiar sign, Rusty Mirage, 2015, is the centerpiece of Kiluanji Kia Henda’s current exhibition, a meditation on the failures of the modern city. In the main room, a four-channel video installation, Paradise Metalic [sic], 2014, outlines the birth of a mythological country. The Man with the Shovel, the hero of the story, seeks to answer the question, How do you build that which is God’s and not man’s? He lays claim to a small patch of land in the desert by driving a circle of stakes into the gro

MACP Chair Steven Henry Madoff provides a contextualizing introduction in "To Seminar," a

"The publication To Seminar—with a contextualizing introduction by Steven Henry Madoff—presents a variety of inspiring reflections and perspectives on Roland Barthes' seminal essay "To the Seminar." It is the conclusion in print to an exhibition that evolved—through a series of performative and discursive public meetings—and took place at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, in Utrecht in spring 2017..." Read the full Art & Education announcement here.

Hou Hanru, MACP faculty-at-large, to give keynote speech at Asia Society in a symposium organized by

Between Past and Future: Art of the Pearl River Delta A symposium on the trajectory of urbanisation in the Pearl River Delta September 7, 2017, 6:30–8:10pm Miller Theater, Asia Society "M+, Hong Kong’s new museum of visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District announces the symposium Between Past and Future: Art of the Pearl River Delta. Organised as part of the on-going M+ Matters series of public talks and discussions exploring critical issues with key players in visual art, design and architecture, and moving image to inform the museum’s curatorial framework, the symposium is held in conjunction with the restaging of Canton Express at the M+ Pavilion (Ju

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