Kanssaelo / Being(s)-with
19.05–15.09.2019: 1st Fiskars Biennale, Fiskars, FI

The exhibition title Being(s) with draws our attention from human-centered thinking to how everything is connected through various intertwining, co-dependent materials, beings and technologies. However, these relations are not purely harmonious. The challenge of being with others is the core of the exhibition. Its twenty selected artists provide an extensive study of how non-human factors and powers shape our lives.

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On-Trade-Off: LUNÄ Talk
17.05–19.05.2019: Contour Biennale 9: Coltan as Cotton - Phase II, Mechelen, BE

Contour Biennale 9: Coltan as Cotton is a single, drawn-out continuum lasting more than a year, focussing on ecology, inequa­lity, de-growth, solida­rity and racism as major themes through films, instal­la­tions and perfor­mances. On-Trade-Off: LUNÄ Talk on the 18th of May will focus on the environmental, social and economic implications of the extraction and processing of Lithium, a vital raw material needed for the global production of Green Energy.

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Research Residency
01.04–14.04.2019: HIAP, Helsinki, FI

HIAP offers space for experimental, cross-disciplinary art practices and to actively contribute to topical debates.

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Time Within Time
11.11.2018–07.04.2019: Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, BE

The sculptural installation Liquid Properties, realised in collaboration with Toril Johannessen, is currently on view as part of the group exhibition Time Within Time at Verbeke Foundation, a private art site where culture, nature and ecology go hand in hand. Liquid Properties is an experiment that looks at how we relate to (microscopic) life, questioning what is considered attractive, natural, resilient, repulsive, toxic or harmful.

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ARTEFACT 2019 - Parallel Crossings
21.02–10.03.2019: STUK, Leuven, BE

Human beings, nature, money, data, goods ..., all around us, nearby or very far away, everything is continuously in flux. The artists in this exhibition do not position themselves in the focal points of current events. They move quietly and unravel the deeper nature of mankind as a species in constant motion.

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E.S.P. - Visual Fields
03.03.2019: Cinematheque, Vancouver, CA

E.S.P. will present work that complicates notions of science and fiction and the binary systems of knowledge they have come to represent. The series opens with Reclaiming Vision(2018), by Marjolijn Dijkman and Toril Johannessen and Motion at a Distance (2018) by Lindsay Packer and Andrew Yong Hoon Lee. The screening will conclude with Phase Transitions in Liquid Crystals (1978) by Jean Painlevé.

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Navigating Polarities
15.12.2018–23.02.2019: Solo, NOME, Berlin, DE

Navigating Polarities, measures the blind spots of anthropocentric perspectives alongside – in underwater filmmaker Jean Painlevé’s words – “the mysteries and miracles of nature”. Exploring perception and world views through the lens of diverse fields of thought, the artist asks: How can shifting between the macroscopic and the microscopic help us to imagine complex systems that are otherwise hard to grasp?

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The Future Stands Still But We Move In Infinite Space
17.01–23.02.2019: OSL Contemporary, Oslo, NO

The works in this group exhibition will create an awareness of how different elements are entangled in a network of relations. The complexity and relational nature in the works offer a change of perspective of the world and our place in it.

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Post-Water
22.01–22.02.2019: Museo Nazionale della Montagna CAI Torino, Turin, IT

Post-Water is part of a global debate on a theme of water, the most essential natural element that generates and guarantees the maintenance of life, only one of the goods that suffer from the acute crisis of the sense of responsibility of our time.

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