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Jack Garofalo The Gentleman Reporter in Forbidden Harlem and Bronx – 1924-2005

Jack Garofalo: The Gentleman Reporter in Forbidden Harlem and Bronx - 1924-2005. Opening: Saturday, Feb. 24th 2024. Zirkstraat 20 - 2000 Antwerpen, T: +32 (0)3 289 84 58. www.gallery51.com Gallery FIFTY ONE will be celebrating its 25th anniversary throughout 2024 and 2025. For this exhibition, we had the honour of working with Paris Match, who offered us the unique opportunity to go through their photographic archive to access this exclusive body of work. Jack Garofalo was so skilled at slipping […]

todayApril 30, 2024 48 14

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Barbara Kruger: ‘Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You.’ at The Serpentine, London

Barbara Kruger: 'Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You.' at The Serpentine, London (1 February - 17 March 2024: Review)  Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You. showcases the artist’s work across multiple mediums and celebrates moments from Kruger’s distinctive career. Visiting this exhibition at The Serpentine was a notable moment, we were lucky to see a London black Taxi covered in Kruger’s words. As you enter the show, we were intrigued by Kruger’s critique of […]

todayApril 30, 2024 26 6

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A Brief Revolution: photography, architecture and social space in the Manplan project

A Brief Revolution: photography, architecture and social space in the Manplan project Manplan tells its story through pictures, with just a line of text marching across each spread and some extended captions. There are full-page pictures, double-page spread pictures, and extra-wide gatefold pictures. Small images sit framed in a sea of black. It’s a tactile experience, the magazine’s printers used a special matt-black ink to make the printed photographs look even more dense and dramatic. The Architectural Review’s Manplan 1 […]

todayMay 24, 2023 63 26

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Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí Cybernetics - The Immersive Experience Discover the universe of the Spanish genius, Salvador Dalí, and his surrealist masterpieces through digital displays, sound effects, projection mapping, and more. The VR metaverse is a 15-minute experience where you will use a VR headset and quite literally step into Dali’s world. With total freedom of moment, you’ll feel absolute escapism whilst navigating the space. The computer-generated world is so realistic. Elements of Dali’s most iconic works, like The Ants, The Persistence […]

todayMay 24, 2023 63 15

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Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2023

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2023 The four international artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2023 are: Bieke Depoorter, Samuel Fosso, Arthur Jafa and Frida Orupabo. Originally established in 1996 and organised in partnership with the Photographers’ Gallery in London, since 2016, this long-standing and influential annual Prize identifies, and rewards artists who have made the most significant contribution to photography over the previous 12 months. From blurring the relationship between photographer and subject and unpicking the […]

todayMay 24, 2023 219 22

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Aïda Muluneh

Aïda Muluneh Website > Thu 21 Jul 2022 - Fri 30 Sep 2022 Born in Ethiopia in 1974, Aïda left the country at a young age and spent an itinerant childhood between Yemen and England. After several years in a boarding school in Cyprus, she finally settled in Canada in 1985. In 2000, she graduated with a degree from the Communication Department with a major in Film from Howard University in Washington D.C. After graduation she worked as a photojournalist […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022 110 22

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Grime Stories: from the corner to the mainstream

Grime Stories: from the corner to the mainstream Until 4th December A new display honouring the music, people and places central to the grime scene and its roots in East London. Co-curated by one of the first cameramen of grime, Roony 'RiskyRoadz’ Keefe, Grime Stories: from the corner to the mainstream is a brand new, free display that explores the history of grime in East London and the community at its heart. Grime music emerged almost twenty years ago in […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022 352 16

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ETERNALLY YOURS – SOMERSET HOUSE

CARE, REPAIR & HEALING 16 Jun - 25 Sep 2022 Showcasing diverse examples of creative reuse, from historical samples of the Japanese art of Kintsugi and Boro, which embrace upcycling and repurposing, to works from contemporary artists who put repair at the heart of their practice, Eternally Yours explores the unexpectedly hopeful and healing stories that repair reveals. In light of the recent global pandemic, the exhibition seeks to unpack how ‘repair’ can guide both our individual and collective healing. […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022 67 17

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Rebel Dread: The Story of Don Letts

Media Producer: Phil Hunt, Mark Vennis Available: 4 March 2022 REBEL DREAD is the story of Don Letts, a first-generation British-born Black filmmaker, DJ, musician, and cultural commentator. The film frames Don’s story with the 1968 Enoch Powell ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech and the 2018 ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy. The film covers Don’s relationship with the nascent punk scene of the 1970s and 80s – how rastas and punks found a common bond, both outside of the mainstream, and how Don introduced reggae to […]

todayFebruary 25, 2022 525 27

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