What’s on this week: 01.08–07.08.2011

This week’s pick ‘n’ mix from Matane, Sherbrooke, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, Mexico City, London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Athens and Cape Town. For Biennales&Triennales, see M-KOS’s previous post.

Matane, QC

Oli Sorenson: Antimap
at Espace F, 5 August – 18 September 2011
(Opening on Friday 5 August 2011, 5pm)

Oli Sorenson “Antimap” (2011) video still. Courtesy of the artist
© Oli Sorenson 2011

Sherbrooke, QC

Sarla Voyer: Mémorial
a Sporobole, through 14 August 2011

Sarla Voyer “Mémorial” (2010) © Sarla Voyer 2011


In Rotation
at Jessica Bradley Art + Projects,
through 27 August 2011

Artists: Pascal Grandmaison, Kristan Horton, Jed Lind

Kristan Horton “Orbit: The Original” (2009) Digital colour photograph . Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Bradley Art + Projects

New York

Jay Critchley: Deep Bones & Chad Person: A Hero Never Fails
at Freight + Volume, 4 August – 10 September 2011
(Opening on Thursday 4 August 2011, 6–8pm)

Jay Critchley “Final Passage” (2008) 1965 Chevy Impala, mummified, muslin, mixed media, installed in an abandoned mausoleum, North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island Courtesy of the artist and Freight+Volume

Footnote 6: As Model
at Miguel Abreu Gallery, through 13 August 2011

Artists: Liam Gillick, Józef Robakowski, R. H. Quaytman, Edward Krasinski, Union Gaucha Productions, Karin Schneider, Nicolás Guagnini, Lygia Clark, Anna Ostoya, Igor Krenz + replica. Curated by Barbara Piwowarska

Igor Krenz “Correction of Tilt” (2007 – 2011) Video installation Courtesy of Miguel Abreu Gallery

Kim Dorland: For Lori
at Mike Weiss Gallery,
through 27 August 2011

Kim Dorland “Untitled” 2011 Courtesy of Mike Weiss Gallery

Los Angeles

Distant Star / Estrella Distante (An exhibition organized around the writings of Roberto Bolaño)
at Regen Projects, through 20 August 2011

Artists: Carlos Amorales, Armando Andrade Tudela, Carl Andre, Wallace Berman, Alighiero e Boetti, Martin Boyce, Miguel Calderón, Alejandro Cesarco, Bruce Conner, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Jimmie Durham, Dominique Gonzalez Foerster, Daniel Guzmán, Rachel Harrison, Jonathan Hernández, Thomas Hirschhorn, Alfredo Jaar, Glenn Ligon, Cildo Meireles, Ana Mendieta, Ree Morton, Catherine Opie, Damián Ortega, Raymond Pettibon, Amalia Pica, Jack Pierson, Lari Pittman, Sigmar Polke, Carla Rippey, Anri Sala, David Salle, Mira Schendel, Patti Smith, Paul Thek, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Lawrence Weiner and Akram Zaatari

Courtesy of Regen Projects and kurimanzutto, Mexico

Matt Lipps: HORIZON/S
at Marc Selwyn Fine Art, through 20 August 2011

Matt Lipps “Untitled (Reach)” (2010) C-print. Courtesy of the art sit and Marc Selwyn Fine Art

Santa Fe

Pae White: Material Mutters / Suzanne Bocanegra:
I Write the Songs

at SITE Santa Fe, through 18 September 2011

Pae White “Still, Untitled” (2010) Cotton and polyester. Courtesy greengrassi, London; neugerriemschneider, Berlin. Installation view at The Power Plant, Toronto. Photo: Peter Serling

Mexico City

Who Runs The Space Now?
at ECOH, through 6 August 2011. Last chance to see!

Artists: Nino Baumgartner, Gwenaël Bélanger, Yoan Capote, Zilvinas Kempinas, Karyn Olivier. Curated by Sandino Scheidegger & Sofia Mariscal

Gwenaël Bélanger “Le Faux Mouvement” (2008) Giclée print. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Graff, Montreal; Netti Horn, London

Marie Lund: Tow Ways to Fall
at Proyectos Monclova, through 13 August 2011

Marie Lund “Beginning Happening Fig.8” (2011) Volcanic rock, aluminum ladder. Courtesy of the artist and Proyectos Monclova


Anthology (Prize Juried Exhibition)
at Charlie Smiths London, 5 – 20 August 2011
(Opening on Thursday 4 August 2011, 6.30–8.30pm.
The winner will be announced)

Artists (Final 10): Andy Harper, Steve Morgana, Tom Ormond, Alex Hudson, Suzanne Moxhay, Jake Clark, Emma Critchley, Harold de Bree, Enzo Marra and Michelle Sank

Channel 8
at CARTER presents, 6–31 August 2011
(Opening on Friday 5 August 2011, 6–9pm)

Artists: Matthew Johnstone, Martin Cole, Daif King

© Daif King 2011

Two Exhibitions
at Herald Street, through 7 August 2011.
Last chance to see!

Artists: Chris Kraus, Ken Okiishi, George Perec / Bernard Queysanne and friends.
Curated by Alex Zachary, New York

Ken Okiishi “Death and the College Student” (1999) DVD, colour / sound. Courtesy of the artist


Foreign Investment: Everything Must Go
at Chinese Arts Centre,
5 August – 17 September 2011

Foreign Investment “Animals” (2010) Courtesy of the artist


Edinburgh Art Festival
4 August – 4 September 2011

Ingrid Calame
at Fruitmarket Gallery, 4 August – 9 October 2011

Ingrid Calame “From #258 Drawing – Tracings from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the L.A. River (detail)” (2007) Enamel paint on aluminium, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Carmen and Mark Holeman Contemporary Fund, 2008.3.

Robert Rauschenberg: Botanical Vaudeville
at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, through 2 October 2011

Robert Rauschenberg “Le Coon Glut” (1986) assembled metal parts © Estate of Robert Rauschenberg licensed by VAGA, New York

Martin Creed: Work No.1059
New Commission by The Fruitmarket Gallery for The Scotsman Steps

Martin Creed “Work No.1059” (2011) © courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, © The Fruitmarket Gallery, photograph by Gautier Deblonde


Jonathan Schipper: Slow Room
at Pool Gallery, 6 – 27 August, 2011
(Opening on Friday 5 August 2011)

Image courtesy of the artist and pool gallery, Berlin

Niklas Goldbach
at n.b.k. (Video of the month) 1 – 31 August 2011

Niklas Goldbach “Habitat” (2008) video still © Niklas Goldbach 2011

Richard Hawkins: Scalps, Dungeon Doors and Salome Paintings
at Galerie Daniel Buchholz Berlin, through 27 August 2011

Richard Hawkins “Salome painting: Head of the table” (2011) oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Daniel Buchholz Berlin

at Galerie Zink Berlin, through 13 August 2011

Artists: Sofie Bird Møller, Albrecht Schnider, Hippolyte Hentgen, Dennis Scholl, Rinus Van de Velde, Rui Calçada Bastos, Ante Timmermans, Noé Sendas, Sabrina Jung, Thorsten Brinkmann, Veron Urdarianu, Gregory Forstner, Santiago Ydáñez, Fumie Sasabuchi, Hiroshi Sugito

Noé Sandas “Crystal GirlNo.48” (2010) b/w Epson inkjet print (long diration). Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Zink


MOVE – Art and Dance since the 60s
at K20 Glabbeplaz, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen,
through 25 September 2011

Mike Kelley “Test Room Containing Multiple Stimuli Known to Elicit Curiosity And Manipulatory Responses (detail)” (2001) © Courtesy of Kelley Studio, photo: Fredrik Nilsen/Kelley Studio

Big Picture (Orte / Projektionen)
at K21 Ständehaus, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, through 20 November 2011

Shirin Neshat “The Shadow Under the Web” (1997) four-channel video installation, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen © Shirin Neshat


Doug Aitken: Black Mirror
at Hydra Slaughterhouse/DESTE Foundation Project Space, through 25 September 2011

Doug Aitken “Black Mirror” (2011) © Doug Aitken Inc. Courtesy of 303 Gallery, New York; Regen Projects, Los Angeles; Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens

Cape Town

Eat Me
at Goodman Gallery Cape Town,
through 3 September 2011

Artists: Frances Goodman, gavin Turk, Reza Aramesh, Hank Willis Thomas, Andrianomearisoa Joel, Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, Kendell Geers, Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh, Ghada Amer, Mickalene Thomas, Siglit Landau

Andrianomearisoa Joel “Darling you can make my dreams come true if you say you love me too” (2010) 150 Pocket mirrors. Courtesy of the artist + Goodman Gallery

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