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21/06/2016 Art Spy report

How to disassemble a Nation 2

The artistic duo Celia-Yunior, with their vocation for research, reexamine official Cuban archives and question their legitimacy. A much needed gesture in the current circumstances.

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25/05/2016 The board comments

When the Artists and Curators Have Voices

Before talking to Edisabel Marrero Tejeda, my knowledge about Cuban art was scarce, mediated through the few articles I have read about this vivid scene – I could sense there was so much content there, that was feeding the imagination and was calling for more knowledge and verified information.

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23/05/2016 Art Spy report

How to disassemble a Nation

I am aware of the impossibility to successfully summarize almost sixty years of the development of Cuban Art History in two pages. But nevertheless I think it is necessary to state at least point some fundamental aspects to better understand Cuban contemporary art.

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01/05/2016 Art Spy report

Identification as Reappropriation

Luiza Margan surprises, confuses, provokes smiles and has clearly defined intentions behind her approach, one of them being the reappropriation of the past in a subtly humorous way.

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11/04/2016 Art Spy report

Identification as Alarm

The performance pieces of the Moldovan Tatiana Fiodorova act as a metaphor for the transition of the USSR and its people to the new European realities and standards.

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06/04/2016 Art Spy report

Identification as Spectacle

Jasmina Cibic works with signals, words, and forms that represent a very particular way to do politics in order to deconstruct the spectacle of identification as political processes.

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31/03/2016 Art Spy report

Identification as Exorcism

Šejla Kamerić’s best-known piece is without doubt Bosnian Girl (2003), an eye-catching poster showing her portrait bearing an inscription which repeats a graffiti photographed in a former UN base located near Srebrenica.

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22/03/2016 Art Spy report

Identification as Craft

Like many of us who come from or live in this southeastern region of Europe, Katarina Šević is a displaced woman, and like for many of us, for her identification is a pivotal question to be taken care of.

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10/03/2016 Art Spy report

On Identification as Field Exercise

This series of articles is concerned with layers of identification in Central-Eastern Europe. I introduce this theme by analysing "Identification", an action that Katalin Ladik realized in 1972 in Vienna.

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09/03/2016 The board comments

Towards Central-Eastern Europe

Our new Art Spy contributor is Róna Kopeczky. As a Serbian citizen with Hungarian roots and educated in France, Rona has a deep and natural interest in the historical, political and cultural dichotomy within Europe.

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