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Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale

Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale. She will be the first black woman to represent the country at the art world’s most prestigious exhibition.

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XU TIANTIAN, DNA: URBAN ACUPUNCTURE. Image: The Songyang Story, 2019. Photo by Wang Ziling.

The World Around, a new global forum for architecture and ideas, to launch in New York City

The new global forum dedicated to investigating and discussing the “now, near, and next” of architectural culture, The World Around, will host its inaugural public gathering on January 25, 2020 at The Times Center in New York City. Day-Long conference curated by Beatrice Galilee Brings together leading
international practitioners and thinkers to explore the projects, issues, and possibilities shaping the spatial environment.

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Highlights from the 5th Nordic International Film Festival

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NEW YORK, NY — After five days filled with film premieres, panels, parties, prizes, awards, filmmakers, actors, special guests, and the best in cinema from the Nordic film culture, the 5th Nordic International Film Festival came to a close on Sunday evening October 20, with the Awards presentations at the Roxy Cinema hosted by Sarita…

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The Second Annual New York Baltic Film Festival

The 2019 New York Baltic Film Festival returns to NYC with screenings over a four-day period from November 7 — 10, 2019 at Scandinavia House.

XU TIANTIAN, DNA: URBAN ACUPUNCTURE. Image: The Songyang Story, 2019. Photo by Wang Ziling.
The World Around, a new global forum for architecture and ideas, to launch in New York City

The new global forum dedicated to investigating and discussing the “now, near, and next” of architectural culture, The World Around, will host its inaugural public gathering on January 25, 2020 at The Times Center in New York City. Day-Long conference curated by Beatrice Galilee Brings together leading
international practitioners and thinkers to explore the projects, issues, and possibilities shaping the spatial environment.

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Design In An Age of Crisis

London Design Biennale and Chatham House announced a new Open Call for Design In An Age of Crisis, inviting radical design thinking from the world’s design community.

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Solveig Øvstebø , Executive Director and Chief Curator of Chicago’s Renaissance Society, to step down

“The Renaissance Society’s ethos has always been to work closely with artists to help them create works in dialogue with our times, inviting them to lead our way,” said Øvstebø in a statement. “I am so proud and grateful to have contributed to this unique and esteemed legacy.”

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The Baltic Freedom Way

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, The Baltic Freedom Way makes its NYC Premiere following a screening of the short film Baltic Way, followed by a panel discussion in the second evening of The 2019 New York Baltic Film Festival.

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CROWDS

CROWDS , A video installation by Sarah Friedland, to be exhibited at La MaMa Galleria
as part of PERFORMA biennial consortium.

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Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale

Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale. She will be the first black woman to represent the country at the art world’s most prestigious exhibition.

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More And More Thoughts About Other Thoughts

The solo exhibition of the multivalent Kosovo-born and based artist Driton Selmani (b. 1987) focuses on the dominant role of humor, questioning its capacity as a tool to magnify the meaning of the (un) familiar.

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Design In An Age of Crisis

London Design Biennale and Chatham House announced a new Open Call for Design In An Age of Crisis, inviting radical design thinking from the world’s design community.

Open Call 2020 — International

Albanian Institute New York is pleased to announce the Open Call for submissions and artists’ proposals for ambitious year-long program, that will be launched in three phases, starting with a series of online exhibitions, a new art book and a variety of print projects, culminating in a decentralized group exhibition, screenings, and live events on…

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“10001” /Virtual Project

This project is co-organized by the European Union National Institutes of Culture’s New York Cluster. Borrowing the zip code from both the Empire State Building and New York City’s Central Post Office, “10001” focuses on the collaboration of strangers and the narrative of their collective creative process using New York City as the linchpin.

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Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale

Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale. She will be the first black woman to represent the country at the art world’s most prestigious exhibition.

XU TIANTIAN, DNA: URBAN ACUPUNCTURE. Image: The Songyang Story, 2019. Photo by Wang Ziling.

The World Around, a new global forum for architecture and ideas, to launch in New York City

The new global forum dedicated to investigating and discussing the “now, near, and next” of architectural culture, The World Around, will host its inaugural public gathering on January 25, 2020 at The Times Center in New York City. Day-Long conference curated by Beatrice Galilee Brings together leading
international practitioners and thinkers to explore the projects, issues, and possibilities shaping the spatial environment.

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XU TIANTIAN, DNA: URBAN ACUPUNCTURE. Image: The Songyang Story, 2019. Photo by Wang Ziling.

The World Around, a new global forum for architecture and ideas, to launch in New York City

The new global forum dedicated to investigating and discussing the “now, near, and next” of architectural culture, The World Around, will host its inaugural public gathering on January 25, 2020 at The Times Center in New York City. Day-Long conference curated by Beatrice Galilee Brings together leading
international practitioners and thinkers to explore the projects, issues, and possibilities shaping the spatial environment.

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Crossing — Book talk with author Pajtim Statovci

Book talk: Pajtim Statovci Monday, April 8, 2019 — 7 PM. Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Pajtim Statovci, the internationally acclaimed Kosovo-born Finnish writer praised for his debut…