Daniel Horn

Lawrence Abu Hamdan

November 2015

Surah al-Balad 90:9 of the Qur’an states that man was created with “one tongue and two lips,” the latter presumably conceived to keep the former in check. More than an idea, the verse suggests an actual mechanism, one that operated at… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2015 [TOC]

Mélanie Matranga

May 2015

The most conspicuous part of Mélanie Matranga’s exhibition “A perspective, somehow,” was a no-show: the Internet. While her aim seems to have been to visualize an atmosphere of contemporary urban artistic domesticity, that defining … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2015 [TOC]

Wu Tsang

March 2015

In spite of its defiant title, “Not in my language,” mutinously followed up by an electric-blue neon sign reminding entering visitors that THE FIST IS STILL UP (a work ironically titled Safe Space, 2014), Wu Tsang’s European institutional… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

David Keating

Kunsthaus Baselland

March 2014

For his institutional solo debut, David Keating presents a twin pair of sculptures that upon close inspection turn out to be fraternal, not identical. Titled Endless Nameless I and Endless Nameless II, both 2014—a probable reference to the… READ ON


Anicka Yi

Lars Friedrich

January 2014

Featuring a large ice crystal slowly melting in the center of this domestic yet spruce space—a one-time configuration specially conceived for the opening—Anicka Yi’s Berlin debut exhibition “Denial” exudes a Conceptualist vibe, as… READ ON


Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili

Galerie Micky Schubert

October 2013

Flowers provide the soft yet potent theme to Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili’s neatly installed photographs. This orthodox subject has survived Andy Warhol’s multicolored, flattening economization and Robert Mapplethorpe’s deluxe treatment … READ ON


Guillaume Bijl

Galerie Christian Nagel | Berlin

August 2012

Guillaume Bijl’s debut at the gallery includes four large wall assemblages that convey his ongoing concern with how a culture selects objects to signify its uniting historical achievements and emotional investments. These meaning-laden … READ ON


“AIR Sri Lanka”

Krinzinger Projekte

May 2012

This exhibition features works from an international group of artists, all made during individual residencies in Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, between January 2008 and February 2012. The curatorial gambit of art eco-tourism and on-site developmental… READ ON