Let’s, for a moment, argue that art and politics (as we currently practise their convergent theories, and – with a secondary disclaimer – specifically in western visual art terminologies) has its roots in Italy. We’ll point out how the artists’ manifesto was the first real example of the merging of art and politics in the form of the art object, and that it was The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism (published in Bologna in 1909)… [read more »]
Absolute Vitality Inc. (Keller/Kosmas), Simon Denny, Yngve Holen, Ilja Karilampi, Nedberg & Kantun, Katja Novitskova, Halvor Rønning, Timur Si-Qin, Spring Break, Anne de Vries, Phillip Zach
The BFI #BuildFutureInvestments has moved to the Downtown ArtHouse, a new space in Downtown Miami, and is pleased to announce the opening of new Weird Miami programming with the exhibition Shell-Reflexive and a bus tour led by art space Spring Break.
Inspired by Miami’s relationship to Art Basel Miami Beach, the yearly art event that transforms the city into an international arena of art and commerce, Shell-Reflexive operates on a principle of self-reflexivity seeking to inhabit the mechanisms that convert meaning into monetary value in the cycle of art.
Dec. 4, 2012 – Jan. 15, 2013
Opening reception: Tue. Dec. 4, 6-9pm
Art Basel VIP tour: Fri. Dec. 7, 9-12pm
Weird Miami bus tour: Sat. Dec. 8
@ Bas Fisher Invitational (BFI)
122 NE 11th Street, Miami FL.
*Bus tour locations are not disclosed, but will take place on Sat. Dec. 8. To book a seat contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget to #artselfie