ARTIS, a place to call home

Artis, founded in 2004, is an independent non-profit organisation based in New York aiming to create a vast offsite network accessible to Israeli artists to penetrate the global art circuit. Its comprehensive programmes inspire reflection and...

Narcissus’ Reflection

Piercing eyes, still as a lake, printed on the glossy images by photographer Adi Nes entice viewers to peel off these well-crafted veneers and reveal an autobiographical search of identity and the reason of a nation. With his art, Nes is the...

Archeology of the future

  Since 1952, Israel has steadily participated at the Venice Biennale confirming its strong position in the contemporary art field. Under the direction of Christine Macel, this year’s edition titled Viva Arte Viva wished to celebrate art. Tami Katz-Freiman, curator of...

Curiosity killed the cat

  Gal Weinstein is the enfant terrible who played with fire. The rebellious artist is preoccupied with showing the viewer the truth of the material, demonstrating, in the most as-a-matter-of-fact way, images of the unfiltered reality. The...

Designing the new Holon

  Born as an initiative from the mayor of Holon, Mr. Moti Sasson, the Design Museum has converted the city into a cultural hub fostering pioneering design from Israel and all over the world.   Inaugurated in 2010 and designed by the Israeli...

Where life and dreams are as one

  Nostalgia to some is a feeling leading to sadness, a yearning for the past accompanied with regrets. American writer Michael Chabon defines it rather as a straight connection with the past: “is the emotional experience - always momentary,...

Under the radar: STPI

ArtPremium had the chance to interview Emi Eu, former director of STPI, a creative workshop and gallery located in Singapore. Exhibiting artists such as Anri Sala, Jane Lee, Do Ho Suh, Rirkrit Tiravanija and more, and celebrating their 15th Anniversary, STPI has...

Prix Marcel Duchamp to Hadjithomas & Joreige

Prix Marcel Duchamp 2017 Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil Joreige - Centre Pompidou, 2017, Audrey Laurans   Once again the time has come to disclose the winner of the prestigious French award, the “ Prix Marcel Duchamp ” given by the ADIAF. This year’s edition has been...

Motley’s the Only Wear

Tucked in the far right corner of the image, dressed in motley, specked with black dots is the artist duo Anthony Aziz and Samuel Cucher in clowning disguise as the silent observers in the woven chaos of Aporia. This iconography is a recurring motif to Aziz + Cucher’s...

Eamonn Doyle – “I, On , End”

When Heraclitus voices that change is the only constant, it is an oxymoron. The three photo books, i (2014), ON (2015) and  End. (2016) by Irish photographer Eamonn Doyle demonstrate with a befitting articulation of staccato this modern rhythm of the city of Dublin....

Inspiring Actions, Martin Schoeller at Paris Photo with Pernod Ricard

Ary Ganeshalingam – Global Marketing Manager Chivas Brothers Ltd – London, United Kingdom © Martin Schoeller pour / for Pernod Ricard   Elna Nordström – Product Development Manager Operations. The Absolut Company – Ahus, Sweden © Martin Schoeller pour / for Pernod...