What’s on this week: 14.09 – 20.09.2011

This week’s pick ‘n’ mix from Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver, New York, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Vienna, Geneva, Turin, Istanbul, Montevideo, Tokyo and Melbourne. For Biennales&Triennales, see M-KOS’s previous post

Montréal

John Ancheta: Habitat
at Battat Contemporary,
15 September – 29 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011 6–8pm)

Image courtesy of Battat Contemporary
 

Matthieu Brouillard: The Resurrection and Children of Broken Symmetry
at Oboro, 17 September – 22 October 2011
(Opening on Saturday 17 September 2011, 5pm)

Matthieu Brouillard “Untitled – Falling soldier 7 (detail)” (2009) from the series of The Resurrection. Courtesy of the artist
 

Toronto

Pierre Dorion: Recent Paintings
Robert Youds: Turn On Your Electric

at Diaz Contemporary, 15 September – 15 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011, 6–8pm)

Image courtesy of Diaz Contemporary
 

Hyang Cho: being, thing, something
at Georgia Scherman Projects, through 15 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011, 6–8pm)
 

Image courtesy of Georgia Scherman Projects
 

Adam David Brown: Infinity Plus One
at MKG 127, through 8 October 2011
 
 

Image courtesy of MKG 127
 
 

Vancouver

Matthew Buckingham: Creative Destruction
at Or Gallery,
through 22 October 2011
 

Image courtesy of Or Gallery
 

Finite + Infinite – An Exhibition in Three Parts
Part 1: Dan Graham
at Artspeak, through 1 October 2011
 
 
 

Image courtesy of Artspeak
 

New York

Stefanos Tsivopoulos: Borrowed Knowledge
at International Studio & Curatorial Program,
14 September – 8 October 2011
(Opening on Wednesday 14 September 2011, 6–8pm)
 

Image courtesy of the artist and iscp
 

Gabriel Orozco
at Marian Goodman Gallery,
14 Sepember – 15 October 2011
(Opening on Wednesday 14 September 2011, 6–8pm)
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery
 

Tabaimo: Dandan
at James Cohan Gallery,
15 September – 29 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011, 6–8pm)
 
 

Tabaimo “Blow (Detail of Film Still)” (2009) video installation. Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery
 

Todd Norsten: Middle America
at Fitzroy Gallery,
15 September – 29 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011, 6-8pm)
 

Todd Norsten “Elapsed Time (detail)” (2008) Oil on canvas.Courtesy of the artist and Fitzroy Gallery
 

Matthew Barney: DJED
Gladstone Gallery (530 W 21st S),
17 September – 22 October 2011
(Opening on Saturday 17 September 2011, 5.30–7.30pm)

Image courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery
 
 

Pittsburgh

Sites of Passage
at Mattress Factory,
through 8 January 2012

Artists: Amado Al Fadni, Asmaa Ezzat, Noha Redwan, Hend Samir, Nouran Sherif, Mostafa Sleem, Rame Hesham Khalil, Mark Bellaire, Andrew Ellis Johnson, Wendy Osher, Susanne Slavick, Holly Thuma, Hyla Willis, Staycee R. Pearl, Emily Laychak, Anya Martin, Larry Bogad, Mark Staley. Curated by Tavia La Follette
 

Susanne Slavick “Wound up I” (2011) Courtesy of the artist and Mattress Factory
 

Los Angeles

Erlea Maneros Zabala
at REDCAT, 16 September – 6 November 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011, 6–9pm)

Erlea Maneros Zabala, installation view at Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City, Mexico, 2011. Courtesy the artist and Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles.
 

Cause and Effects
at LM Projects, through 14 November 2011

Artists: Nova Jiang, Len Lye, Robert Rauschenberg, Jacob Tonski, Peter Fischli & David Weiss

Jacob Tonski “Balance Study Threshold” (2008) video still. Courtesy of the artis and LM Projects
 

Ed Ruscha: On The Road
at Hammer Museum, through 2 October 2011
 

Ed Ruscha “California Grapeskins (detail)” (2009) Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery
 

London

Michelle Deignan: Posing As A Subject Amongst Subjects
at Maria Stenfors, 16 September – 23 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011, 6–8pm)
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Maria Stenfors
 

Between Heaven And Earth – Contemporary Art From The Centre of Asia
at Calvert 22, 14 September – 13 November 2011

Artists: Vyacheslav Akhunov, Shaarbek Amankul, Said Atabekov, Baasanjav Choijiljavin, Ulan Djaparov, Natalya Dyu, Mariam Ghani, Gulnara Kasmalieva and Muratbek Djumaliev, Rustam Khalfin, Galim Madanov and Zauresh Terekbay, Erbossyn Meldibekov, Almagul Menlibayeva, Timur Mirzakhmedov, Saken Narynov, Aleksander Nikolaev, Ekaterina Nikonorova, Rashid Nurekeyev, Aleksei Rumyantsev, Oksana Shatalova, Aleksei Shindin, Aleksander Ugay, Uuriintuya, Viktor Vorobyev and Elena Vorobyeva. Curated by David Elliot

Almagul Menlibayeva “Centaur” (2011) Production photograph from Transoxiana Dreams, 2011. Courtesy Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, NY
 

Jemima Brown (The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award)
at Standpoint Gallery,
16 September – 22 October 2011
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011 6-8.30pm)
 
 
 
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Standpoint Gallery
 

Malin Persson: Sundown
at Hidde van Seggelen Gallery,
15 September – 7 October 2011
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Hidde van Segelen Gallery
 

Berlin

Thomas Feuerstein: POEM.
at 401 Contemporary,
through 15 October 2011
 

Thomas Feuerstein “Genius in the Bottle” (2005–2011) Courtesy of the artist and 401 Contemporary
 

Zin Taylor: The five arms of Supportico
at Supportico Lopez,
15 October 2011
 
 
 
 
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Supportico Lopez
 

Navid Nuur: Conductorconductor
at Galeria Plan B,
through 22 October 2011
 
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Galeria Plan B
 

Giussepe Penone
at Konrad Fischer Galerie,
through 13 November 2011
 
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Konrad Fischer Galerie
 

Düsseldorf

Kris Martin
at Sies + Höke, through 8 October 2011
 
 

Kris Martin “Noah” (2011) Bronze bird, silver jar. Courtesy of the artist and Sies + Höke
 

Stefan Kürten: Rainbows in the dark
at Cosar HMT,
through 21 October 2011
 
 
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Cosar HMT
 

Vienna

Animism. Modernity through the Looking Glass
at Generali Foundation,
16 September 2011 – 29 January 2012
(Opening on Thursday 15 September 2011, 7pm)

Artists: Agency, Marcel Broodthaers, Adam Curtis, Didier Demorcy, Walt Disney, Jimmie Durham, Eric Duvivier / Henri Michaux, Thomas Alva Edison, León Ferrari, Walon Green, Victor Grippo, Candida Höfer, Luis Jacob, Ken Jacobs, Joachim Koester, Yayoi Kusama, Len Lye, Chris Marker / Alain Resnais, Daria Martin, Angela Melitopoulos & Maurizio Lazzarato, Ana Mendieta, Vincent Monnikendam, Jean Painlevé, Hans Richter, Roee Rosen and Natascha Sadr Haghighian

Daria Martin “Soft Materials” (2004) Courtesy the artist and Maureen Paley, London
 

Die fünfte Säule
at Secession, 9 September – 20 November 2011

Artists: Luz Broto, Peter Downsbrough, Dora Garcia, Guillaume Leblon, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Cerith Wyn Evans, Heimo Zobernig as well as Adolf Krischanitz, Moritz Küng, Ferdinand Schmatz, Margherita Spiluttini

Die fünfte Säule, Exhibition View, Photo: Wolfgang Thaler. Courtesy of Secession
 

Bethan Huws: Films
at BAWAG Contemporary,
through 20 November 2011
 

Bethan Huws “A Marriage in the King’s Forest” (2009) HD RED film transferred onto HDCAM SR. Installation view, King’s wood, Challock, 2009 Courtesy of the artist © Bethan Huws & Dieter Association Paris, 2011
 

Geneva

Fabien Giraud: Du Mort qui Saisit le Vif
(La Maison du Dehors)

at Forde, 16 September – 29 October 2011
(Opening onThursday 15 September 2011. 6pm)

Image courtesy of the artist and Forde. Photo by Luis Giraud
 

cycle L’Éternel Détour, séquence été 2011
at MAMCO Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain,
through 18 Septembre 2011. Last chance to see!

Artists: Cosima von Bonn, Nina Childress, Mai-Thu Perret, Markus Raetz, Europunk

Mai-Thu Perret “Spectra” (2011) Exhibition View © Mamco © 2011, ProLitteris, Zurich
 

Turin

Simon Starling: F as in Foglia
at Piazza Santa Giulia 5 (Site Specific presented by Galeria Franco Noero)
through 22 October 2011

Simon Starling “F as in Foglia (detail)” (2011) Silkscreened glass, gold leaf, paint. Courtesy of the artist and Galeria Franco Noero
 

Istanbul

Kutluğ Ataman: Mesopotamian Dramaturgies
at ARTER, 15 September – 15 November 2011

Kutluğ Ataman “Mayhem” (2011) Installation view: ARTER, 2011. Commissioned by the Brighton Festival (UK) and the Vehbi Koç Foundation (Turkey). Produced by The Institute for the Readjustment of Clocks, Istanbul. Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection. Photo © Ozan Yavuz – Burcu Böcekler
 

Ergin Çavuşoğlu: Alterity
at RAMPA Istanbul, through 5 November 2011
 

Ergin Çavuşoğlu “Systems” (2009) Detail from video installation. Courtesy of the artist and RAMPA Istanbul
 
 

Montevideo

Marco Maggi: X-Acto
at Xippas Arte Contemporaneo,
through 26 November 2011
 

Image courtesy of the artist and Xippas Arte Contemporaneo
 
 

Tokyo

Metabolism: The City Of The Future
at Mori Art Museum, 17 September – 15 January 2012
 
 

Image courtesy of the Mori Art Museum
 

Subjective Objects
at Yamamoto Gendai,
through 1 October 2011

Artists: Katsuyo Aoki, Keisuke Tanaka, Yasuyuki Nishio, Shinichi Hara, Shoko Matsumiya, Osamu Mori
 
 
 
 
 
 

Image courtesy of Yamamoto Gendai
 

Melbourne

The Matter of Air
at Gertrude Contemporary,
through 24 September 2011

Artists: Michaela Gleave, Joao Maria Gusmao & Pedro Paiva, Zilvinas Kempinas, Sanne Mestrom, Daniel Mitchell. Curated by Jacqueline Doughty

Zilvinas Kempinas “Double O” (2008) Installation view, Atelier Calder, Sache. Courtesy of the artist, Gertrude Contemporary and Galerija Vartai
 

Rob McLeish: Gravity Stole My Eyelid
at Neon Parc,
through 24 September 2011
 
 
 
 
 

Rob McLeish “Lock Up Your Concepts” (2011) Stainless steel. Courtesy of the artist and Neon Parc
 
 

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