Article and photos by AJ Kiyoizumi – in San Francisco; Monday, Sep. 30, 2014.
doesn’t get to see his own exhibits in person anymore. With selective enforcement and dubious claims, his passport was taken after he was under house arrest for evading taxes in Beijing. He is unable to attend openings or accept prestigious professorships, as we saw with his show at the…[read on…]
Blog post by AJ Kiyoizumi, photos by Emelie Flood – in Berlin; Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014.
The small space at Emerson Gallery
held an intimate performance on Friday. It was intimate in that the space was personal and sparsely populated, but the performance itself can better be described as explicit, drawing aggressive contrasts between two different Secret Garden’s
: one the classic…[read on…]
Blog post by AJ Kiyozumi & Photos by Emelie Flood – in Berlin; Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
Sofie Bird Møller
mixes and matches body language in her new show at Sassa Trülzsch
. As with many of her previous street art “Intervention” pieces, the base layer for her art is found material like advertisements, and, as with some of her newer work, old clothes…[read on…]
Blog post by AJ Kiyoizumi – in Berlin; Thursday, Feb. 06, 2014.
John von Bergen’s newest exhibition, Prey Voidant
, calls our assumptions about artistic material into doubt. Gallery walls yawn open, rusted metal transforms into putty, gravity seems irrelevant. [read on…]
Blog post by AJ Kiyoizumi – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
At carlier | gebauer
, whimsy takes different paths in the two different exhibitions now open, one by Mark Wallinger
, and one by Asta Gröting
. The large space lends itself to both of the artists’ works….[read on…]
Blog post by AJ Kiyoizumi – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
The first instinct when seeing or describing Tatiana Trouvé’s
installation SOMEWHERE, 18-12-95, AN UNKNOWN 1981
is to catalogue the items that make up the work. A wall, graying mattresses, a chair, plastic bags cast in bronze, a pole…[read on…]