Julie Solovyeva

  • interviews November 09, 2013

    James Bridle

    James Bridle is a writer and an artist who often makes work about virtual and material networked culture. Here, Bridle speaks about a newly commissioned work, Occupy the Cloud, which is currently on view in “Open Heart Surgery,” an exhibition organized by the itinerant Moving Museum. The show is on view at the Vinyl Factory in London until December 13, 2013.

    OCCUPY THE CLOUD comes from many things, but primarily it stems from my interest in architectural renderings. I became intrigued with a certain kind of technodeterminism, which is shaping architecture through design software that can produce

  • interviews October 08, 2013

    Oscar Murillo

    Oscar Murillo is a Colombian artist based in London who often explores patterns of migration and social networking in his practice. For his current solo exhibition, “If I was to draw a Line, this journey started approximately 400KM north of the equator,” he presents stitched-together canvases, drawings, sculptures, films, and shelves made from copper sheets, which he used as flooring in a previous show. The exhibition is on view at the South London Gallery until December 1, 2013.

    THE TITLE OF THE SHOW came about during a trip I made to South America. The equator goes straight through Colombia,

  • picks July 30, 2013

    “Sounding the Body Electric”

    An exceptional selection of over thirty works included in this exhibition addresses the early application of technology in the crossover between image and music from 1957 to 1984. Curators David Crowley and Daniel Muzyczuk have woven together a nuanced yet abridged history of the time’s Soviet ideological occupation, unfolding in a complex narrative of performances, films, installations, and spatial propositions. John Cage emerges as an influential figure for many of these artists, but so do George Maciunas and other Fluxus artists who advocated intermediacy and the new conception of social and

  • picks April 22, 2013

    “Suite for Exhibition(s) and Publication(s): An Exhibition Without Texts: second movement”

    For the project “Suite for Exhibition(s) and Publication(s),” curator Mathieu Copeland sets out to investigate how to experience language in both material and conceptual terms. He has planned four separate exhibitions that will unfold over the next year, two of which are currently on view: At Jeu de Paume, “A Spoken Word Exhibition: first movement” distills linguistic signs into speech matters and memory actions, and at Maison d’Art Bernard Anthonioz, “An Exhibition Without Texts: second movement” proposes a cryptographic game. As it evolves, the rest of “Suite” will provide ample room and