From June 23 till Novemeber 11, 2018, the Belgium town Kortrijk invited curators Hilde Teerlinck (CEO Han Nefkens Foundation, Barcelona) and Patrick Ronse (Director Be-part, Waregem) to develop a brand new city festival. Under the title PLAY, they present a series of ambitious, sometimes spectacular or interactive outdoor and indoor interventions, undertaken by 40 international contemporary artists. More infos here: www.playkortrijk.be
For the Faena Art Center Buenos Aires Naama Tsabar will create a site-specific sonic environment that tunes the entire Sala Molinos. The work will be activated by a number of musicians and performers, responding to the particular musical context of Buenos Aires. More infos here. Performance: September 7, 2018
The Bass announced the acquisition of major contemporary works by living artists Sanford Biggers, Mark Handforth, Karen Rifas, Mika Rottenberg, Pascale Marthine Tayou and Lawrence Weiner to the museum’s permanent collection. These acquisitions are made possible by the John and Johanna Bass Acquisition Fund, launched in 2016 to expand the museum’s international contemporary art collection. Spearheaded by Executive Director and Chief Curator Silvia Karman Cubiñá and Board President George Lindemann, the program aims to forge a strong connection between the collection and the museum’s changing exhibition program, which features established and mid-career international contemporary artists.
Entitled Citizens of Everywhere!, this premiere performance by Douglas Gordon will join forces with Scotland’s national makar Jackie Kay, and the country’s national orchestra the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), for a unique evening of classical and contemporary sounds and voices / Thursday 2 August, 2018 / Free of charges