Nedko Solakov takes part in the exhibition ‘Diversity United. Contemporary European Art. Moscow. Berlin. Paris.’ at Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. ‘Diversity United’ showcases the vitality and diversity of the contemporary European art scene since the fall of the Iron Curtain until the present day. The exhibition has brought together works from the genres of painting, sculpture, video and new media, photography, installations, drawing and object art by 80 young and established artists from across the entire continent of Europe. Travelling to Moscow, Berlin and Paris, Diversity United seeks to foster pan-European dialogue, and addresses themes such as freedom, dignity and respect, conflict and dialogue, landscape and power, and political and personal identity. November 11, 2020 – February 21, 2021.
The group exhibition ‘WÄNDE | WALLS’ at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart shows art works by Lawrence Weiner. The exhibition engages with the artistic discourse concerning spatial borders from the late 1960s to the present day. The international loans reach out far beyond the obvious media of murals and wall drawings and also embrace performative, sculptural and installative approaches. While murals are realised in the interior of the Kunstmuseum, a cooperation exhibition with the StadtPalais – Museum für Stuttgart is devoted to graffiti art in the urban area of Stuttgart. May 16 – October 11, 2020.
Sarah Ortmeyer will participate at the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art. The Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) is an international biennial with a European focus and a strong regional profile, founded in 2016. Taking the rich history of Riga and the Baltic states as its underlying framework, the Biennial highlights the artistic landscape of the wider region and creates opportunities for artists to enter into dialogue with the cultural, historical and socio-political context of the city and its geographic surrounds. May 6 – October 11, 2020.
Douglas Gordon and Lawrence Weiner are part of the group exhibition ‘Magical Soup’ at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin. The group exhibition explores social, political, spatial, bodily and imaginary borders. Music and sounds make up a combined point of departure for the works of media art, installations and works on paper featured in the exhibition, ranging from the 1970s through to the present day. April 2 -August 16, 2020.
Douglas Gordon is part of the group exhibition ‘Animals in Art’ at Arken Museum of Modern Art in Ishøj, Denmark. Camels and kittens, elephants and rats, feathered creatures and cute pets. In recent years, contemporary art has been exploring the way we look at animals, talk about animals, use animals and understand ourselves through encounters with other species. ‘Animals in art’ shows sculptures and installations, video, photography and paintings by a wide array of international artists who explore the way we humans study, categorize, live with and use animals – and how we thus try to gain a deeper understanding of ourselves. March 21 – August 9, 2020.
Shilpa Gupta takes part in the group exhibition ‘Le monde à plat’ at Villa Empain in Brussels. The exhibition explores the different ways art represents the world: cartography, frontiers and travel, social and ecological shocks. Visitors will discover a selection of works by contemporary artists, revealing how they see the world through various media: drawing, photography, video, installation and others. March 5 – August 22, 2020.