Artist Sammy Baloji has been invited to create two sculptures for the pedestals on the facade of the Grand Palais in Paris, entitled ‘Johari – Brass Band’ and unveiled just this week.
Now in Berlin, the Mumbai-based artist duo The Black Mamba (Natasha Mendonca & Suman Sridhar) present their film work ‘Land of the Breasted Woman’, currently on view as part of the 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art @kw_berlin.
The webinar conference ‘Ethiopia: Modern Nation – Ancient Roots’, organized by the Africa Institute in Sharjah, starts tomorrow, 17 Oct, and runs through 25 Oct. Explore and click on individual events to register.
Solastalgia: The fear and grief associated with a rapidly changing environment, best described as a sense of homesickness without ever leaving home. @Guardian
‘The glacier melt series 1999/2019’, 2019
‘Our glacial perspectives’, 2020, South Tyrol.
The artwork’s path is divided by nine gates that are spaced at intervals corresponding in scale to the durations of Earth’s ice ages, thereby marking a deep-time timeline of our planet, of ice, and of the environment.
A film by SHIMURAbros of Olafur’s artwork ‘Your sooner than later’, 2020, now on view in Olafur’s solo exhibition ‘Near future living light’ at neugerriemschneider in Berlin, open through 24 October. https://t.co/jvu3mEgDHc
An ice stupa in the Ladakh region of India. This artificial glacier is created using only a pipe and water pressure and can help farmers fight the effects of climate change in the region.
Research from ‘The expanded studio’ in ‘In real life‘ @MuseoGuggenheim
We’re excited to announce that Olafur’s new permanent public artwork ‘Our glacial perspectives’, 2020, is being unveiled today on Mount Grawand by the Hochjochferner glacier in South Tyrol. https://t.co/AA2MeHnyfn
Who can we trust with our collective future? Tomorrow Olafur will be in conversation with John Akomfrah about culture and climate in a live stream via the Hirshhorn museum: 14:00–15:00 Washington DC time / 20:00–21:00 Berlin time
’... What is public space, what is public, what is the common? How do we create a safe space that can host diverse views, desires, and dreams?’ – Olafur speaking about monuments on the occasion of his new public artwork ‘Gesellschaftsspiegel’, at the Hamburg Alter Wall