How does collaboration shape artistic praxis? In our second part of the talk with Yornel Martínez the artist expands upon the different potentials of collaboration: as an act of political resistance as well as an artistic tool. In his work the artist reveals the interferences between the two.
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What is Cuban Art? The artist Yornel Martínez reflects on Cuban art and evaluates its potential to transcend national borders. Reflecting on the diaspora from a global perspective, he reveals ambivalent relationships between artistic practices, cultural identity as well as the international art market.
In the second part of the interview Andrea Giunta talks about La Menesunda as an immersive experience and why art that cannot be collected, involves certain politics.
In her interview with Andrea Giunta, Lena Geuer talks about the international discourse on Argentinian art under the scope of postcolonial theories, exploring both the problems and potentials that ‘arte argentino’ encompasses.
How do curatorial practice and artworks influence how we perceive what we see? Can they work together to form new ways of exhibiting? The group exhibition “side by side”, which took place in the fffriedrich gallery in Frankfurt explores this notion of collaboration.
Damien Ajavon is a contemporary and conceptual textile artist currently living and working in Montreal who describes himself as a creative mind, TV-nerd and Dollarstore-Queen. For a long time, he did not consider himself an artist because he could not draw – a skill, he believed, a good artist should have. Now, he knows better: Creativity and the ability to share visions and expressions are his paper and pen.
Fire has the potential to destroy and create: Carlos Runcie Tanakas clay sculptures wouldn’t exist without this amivalent element. Why he sees such beauty in fire and plans to start working with his mother will be revealed in the final part of the conversation.
In the second part of the interview artist Carlos Runcie Tanaka talks about his journey in becoming an artist, who influenced him and why he feels connected to Cat Stevens and crabs.
Carlos Runcie Tanaka: In August, We Sat Down to Talk About Music, the Past, the Present, and the Future
The Peruvian artist Carlos Runcie Tanaka speaks about his life in Lima, the experience to be touched by art, the tactile experience of literally touching art – and why he is thankful to his father.