Universes in Universe - Worlds of Art

Visual arts from
Africa, Asia, the Americas
in the international art context



Less Time Than Space

Less Time Than Space in Buenos Aires
25 March - 25 April 2010, Palais de Glace. Artists from Latin America and Germany. Touring exhibition, several venues in Latin America. Curator: Alfons Hug.

Bodies and figures of bodies

Bodies and figures of bodies
Interview with curator Mohamed Rachdi about the exhibition with 70 artists from Morocco, and the work of the Société Générale.
By Bérénice Saliou

My Father's House

My Father's House
Photo exhibition in Doha, Qatar, on the social importance of traditional architecture in the Gulf states.
By Michaela Kamburowa

Al Riwaq Art Space

Al Riwaq Art Space
The newly renovated art space in Bahrain presents the group exhibition "As the land expands".
By November Paynter

Kader Attia

Kader Attia
History of a Myth: The Small Dome of the Rock. Poetry and reflection in a contemplative space. Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2010.
By Laurie Ann Farrell

Hala Elkoussy

Hala Elkoussy
The Myths & Legends Room - The Mural. An insider's view of an urban pressure cooker. Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2010.
By Jelle Bouwhuis

Where Three Dreams Cross

Where Three Dreams Cross
150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan & Bangladesh. Whitechapel Gallery London.
By Rosa Maria Falvo

Not Easy to Save the World in 90 Days

Not Easy...
Not Easy to Save the World in 90 Days. Young Turkish artists at Tanas Berlin; Photo Tour.
By Haupt & Binder


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10th Biennale de Lyon

10th Biennale de Lyon - extensive photo tour
16 Sept. 2009 - 3 Jan. 2010. Artistic director: Thierry Raspail. Curator: Hou Hanru. Photo tour: works by almost all the participants, lots of information.

53rd Venice Biennale 2009

Venice Biennale 2009
53rd International Art Exhibition, 7 June - 22 Nov. 2009. Photo tours: central international show and several pavilions and exhibitions.

2nd Biennial of the End of the World

2nd Biennial of the End of the World
April - May 2009, in Ushuaia, Patagonia. Curator: Alfons Hug. Photo tour, including works by 35 participants, exhibition venues, project in Antarctica, etc.

The Sky Within My House

The Sky Within My House
Contemporary art in 16 private and monumental patios in Cordoba. Exhibition curated by Gerardo Mosquera.

The Age of Discrepancies

The Age of Discrepancies
Art and Visual Culture in Mexico 1968-1997. Photo tour through the presentation of the exhibition in Buenos Aires.


Photo tour through the exhibition of works by 23 contemporary Filipino artists, presented at Osage Singapore.

The Tropics

The Tropics - Photo Tour
85 works of contemporary art together with 200 exhibits from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the tropical America, 2008 - 2009. Photo tour through the exhibition in Berlin, including information on the exhibits.

Hélio Melo

Hélio Melo
Brazilian history through the work of the self-taught artist, a rubber tapper from the Amazonas.
By José Roca

Africa Remix

Africa Remix
Contemporary African art in Düsseldorf, London, Paris, Tokyo, Johannesburg, 2004 - 2007. Photo tour with more than 300 photos: works by 73 artists.



Despite the earthquake, the art project takes place in the not that damaged city of Valparaíso, Chile, from 8 March - 15 April 2010. 24 participants from Latin America and Spain.


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International Triennial for print in contemp. art, Philadelphia, USA, 29 Jan. - 11 Ap. 2010. Artistic direction: José Roca.

29th São Paulo Biennial

29th São Paulo Biennial
21 Sept. - 12 Dec. 2010. Chief curators: Moacir dos Anjos, Agnaldo Farias; 5 curators. Preview information.



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Home Works 2010 - Program
22 April - 1 May 2010, Beirut, Lebanon. A Forum on Cultural Practices. Lectures, panels, exhibitions, screenings.

Iran Inside Out in Dubai
A selection of the show of contemporary Iranian art alongside examples from the Farjam Collection, on view until 15 June 2010.


Future Generation Art Prize
For artists up to the age of 35. Exhibition of shortlisted artists at PinchukArtCentre, Kiev. First prize: $100,000. Deadline: 18 April 2010

Art & Ecology in the UAE
International call for outdoor art projects that produce renewable energy. Land Art Generator, United Arab Emirates. Deadline: 4 June 2010

Instants Vidéo Festival 2010
Call for video art, documentary, installation, experimental film, animation. Marseille, France.
Deadline: 21 June 2010

Penang International Print Exhibition
Participation is open to all printmaking artists from around the world. Penang, Malaysia.
Deadline: 30 June 2010




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