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2017 Visible Award: the shortlisted projects
2017 Visible Award / Activities / News

2017 Visible Award: the shortlisted projects

• We are really glad to announce the nine projects that have been shortlisted for the 2017 Visible Award from a list of 60, nominated by the 2017 Visible advisory board. The projects are: The School of Engaged Art, by Chto Delat (Saint Petersburg, Russia) proposed by Martina Angelotti Brigada Puerta de Tierra, by Jesús ‘Bubu’ […]

2017 Visible Award / Activities / Events / News

2017 Visible Award at the Queens Museum, New York on December 2

• On December 2, 2017 Queens Museum will host a day-long public jury that will bring together artists, experts, members of the general public, and users of socially engaged art to assess the merits of nine shortlisted artistic projects and determine the winner of the €25,000 award For the first time in its history, the Visible […]

“Organizing New Forms of Collectivity” a conversation between Chto Delat and Martina Angelotti on <em>School of Engaged Art</em>
2017 Visible Award / Texts

“Organizing New Forms of Collectivity” a conversation between Chto Delat and Martina Angelotti on School of Engaged Art

School of Engaged Art is inspired by a Brechtian perspective on the educational model as a practice to organize new forms of collectivity. It is thought as a privileged space where the dialectic between teaching and learning is a constant negotiation based on mutual trust and delight. Chto Delat (Dmitry Vilensky, Olga Tsaplya Egorova, Nina Gasteva […]

2017 Visible Award / Texts

“On April 21–22 2017, a White Cube Opened in Kinshasa” a conversation between Renzo Martens, Nicolas Jolly and Suhail Malik on CATPC

On April 21–22 2017, a White Cube opened on the site of Unilever’s first ever palm oil plantation in Lusanga in the D.R. Congo, 650 km southeast of Kinshasa. Designed by OMA, this White Cube is the cornerstone of the Lusanga International Research Centre for Art and Economic Inequality (LIRCAEI). Next to the inaugural show […]

2017 Visible Award / Texts

“Getting our Hands Dirty”, a conversation between Nida Sinnokrot and Nat Muller on Sakiya – Art/Science/Agriculture 

  Nat Muller: Together with architect Sahar Qawasmi you’ve been working on Sakiya for a number of years. Can you contextualise the importance of simultaneously reviving architectural practices, traditions and local knowledge in a place like Palestine in which land takes on such symbolic proportions? What are the consequences of the Israeli Occupation and the […]

2017 Visible Award / Texts

“Inhabitants in focus, mobilization in art and media”, a conversation between Pedro Neves Marques, Mariana Silva and Margarida Mendes on Inhabitants

Margarida Mendes: Inhabitants, an online channel for exploratory video and documentary reporting, was launched in 2015 during a heated moment when activist struggles intensified in face of increased pressure by democratic and non-democratic regimes. Within this context, online platforms have become contested spaces of debate. Inhabitants works with short-form videos, published regularly as episodes on your website and […]

2017 Visible Award / Texts

“Aquí vive gente”, a conversation between Jesús Bubu Negrón, Luis Agosto-Leduc and Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga on La Brigada Puerta de Tierra

Jesús Bubu Negrón: La Brigada started as an immediate response to the systematic destruction, abandonment, and dispossession of the Puerta de Tierra (PDT) neighbourhood. It developed quite organically, through observation and listening, and the shared recognition that we are all affected as neighbours by these processes. Our initial goals were to reactivate the communication and […]