Vue de l’exposition Palimpsests (2022) Occurrence, espace d’art et d’essai contemporains. Courtoisie de l’artiste. Photo : Denis Farley
Yvonne Lammerich: Painting and Belief Systems

Over a prolific fifty-year career, Yvonne Lammerich has explored alternative outlooks in painting, and yet, surprisingly, she remains underrated in many Canadian art surveys. Nevertheless, with the pictorial skills that she has amassed since the 1970s, she has successfully undertaken the rigorous task of assessing painting’s relationship with space and [...]

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Rafaël Rozendaal, Abstract Browsing 16 10 03 (Ikea)
Rafaël Rozendaal, navigation abstraite

En mars 2021, la Galerie Upstream à Amsterdam présentait les plus récentes tapisseries de la série Abstract Browsing par Rafaël Rozendaal. Cet artiste mi-brésilien, mi-néerlandais résidant à New York est surtout reconnu pour sa production d’œuvres réalisées à partir de sources numériques en réseau. Par cette série à Upstream, il reproduit la [...]

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Cautionary Tales of Art on the Frontier of Technology

Much of today’s technology-aided art production seems to be locked into the imperatives of progress, growth, and innovation and oblivious to their dire social and environmental consequences. North Americans appear especially transfixed by this expansionist mindset, rooted in what historian Frederick Jackson Turner termed the Frontier.(1) This bucolic myth of the [...]

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Eco – Techno – Art

Back in 1949, Martin Heidegger wrote a book entitled The Question Concerning Technology, in which he addressed a method, inspired by Aristotle, that continues to enlighten our understanding of cloud computing, social networks, and most technical innovations emerging today.1 To find the essence of media in his time, as we might do [...]

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