Four Goodman Gallery artists – Kendell Geers, William Kentridge, Tabita Rezaire and Tracey Rose – will take part in the New York City Biennial Performa 17 (1 – 19 November).
As a newly commissioned work which draws its inspiration from Kurt Schwitters’ seminal sonic poem titled , Kentridge’s performance at Performa 17 is strongly linked to his ongoing practice in which he responds to the legacies of colonialism and apartheid within the context of South Africa’s current socio-political landscape.
William Kentridge speaks at the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg (6 September).
Kentridge engages with question surrounding the creative potential of virtual reality within the field of contemporary art practice and production, and the potential inter- and multidisciplinary practices that exist between the arts and digital technology.
Through a dialogue between the displayed artworks and the remarkable hospital setting, the exhibition presents art as a powerful means of ‘working through’ layers of history.
The artist also delivers , a lecture-performance at Bruges’ Concert Hall on 17 October.
Written by Berg after Georg Büchner’s fragmentary play (1836), it took him five years to complete the score, and another three to get the work staged in Berlin in 1925.
More news secolo di Roma’s latest exhibition of the institution’s permanent collection, titled The Place to Be (opens 1 November).
Enough and More Than Enough (1 November – 19 March).
Curated by Manuel Borja-Villel and Soledad Liaño, the exhibition focuses on Kentridge’s stage work – including theatre, opera and performance – and uses it as a lens through which to approach his sculptural projects.
With music composed by Kentridge’s longtime collaborator, Philip Miller, it recounts a tale that begins with the myth of Perseus and ends with Einstein’s visionary findings.
In a panel discussion, titled A Talk About Time and moderated by Andrea Ghez, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, and Founder/Director of Galactic Center, Kentridge and his collaborator Peter Galison will discuss the cultural and scientific implications of time.