From Charwei Tsai’s spiritual representations of Buddhist scriptures to Rosângela Rennó’s exploration of penitentiary mug shots, our upcoming booth at Frieze New York will examine the practice of self-portraiture and identity. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Carlos Motta, Oscar Muñoz, Liliana Porter, Rosângela Rennó, Charwei Tsai and Hajra Waheed. Register at frieze.com in order to visit our online viewing room, VIP previews open on May 5th.
mor charpentier will be a part of FIAC Online Viewing Rooms from the 4th until the 7th of March 2021. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Bianca Bondi, Théo Mercier, Saâdane Afif, Liliana Porter and Lawrence Abu Hamdan. Visit FIAC.com to login.
After Vienna’s lockdown, Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s solo show “Green Coconuts and Other Inadmissible Evidence” has reopened on February 9 until March 14, 2021. In his exhibition at the Secession, the artist presents altogether four works from two series that probe questions in quest for truth in the context of today’s legal and humanitarian crises: After SFX (2018), Once Removed (2019), […]
In both his art and his audio investigations, Lawrence Abu Hamdan grapples with sound, speech, memory, and the quest for truth in the context of today’s legal and humanitarian crises. A central concern that is woven through many of his works, including sound and video installations, objects, and research-based documentaries, is his engagement with questions […]
Centring around three key works by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Marguerite Humeau, and Jesse Darling, the exhibition expands the spectrum of poem into language, sound, speech, ephemerality, and extinction. Understanding poem from its Greek derivative ‘poiesis’ (making) allows us to view the use of language from afar: the artworks in this exhibition explore a wide range […]
Renaissance TV is an experiment, an additional exhibition space, and a tentative exploration of the potential for the internet to be a generative platform divorced from vertical hierarchies and classical institutional agendas. Conceptualized by Myriam Ben Salah with Karsten Lund and Michael Harrison, and inspired by the lo-fi aesthetic and assorted programming of television broadcasting, […]
With the start of the war on terror and the proliferation of militarized technologies, many artists developed new aesthetic approaches to explore military sites and industries. Overt: Militarization as Ideology focuses on the ways in which artists have engaged aesthetically with the concept and condition of militarization. Through video, film, drawings, and installation, the exhibition highlights the […]
Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s installation tells of a not-too-distant future in which everyday objects and surfaces can be used to watch over the population. Not only the walls have ears. Even the packaging in the supermarket might be listening to you as you shop. Find out what that might sound like at the Spar branches at […]
The Core Residency Program presents Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s livestreamed web lecture at mfah.org/core
The group exhibition Readings From Below explores how artists engage us in new readings of our complex present by making use of the virtual potentials of archives. While the traditional institution of the archive with its sense of permanence and timeless solidity, its physical location and architecture continues to exist, in today’s world of digitized information, archives […]
My only weapon is listening. Listening, in which the power of silence meets the potential of attention to the audible layers. Listening, which is able to reveal what extends beyond the visible layers and to perceive sounds and voices that are masked, hardly accessible or silenced. The leaking noise of suppressed gunshots and beatings, the […]