Link Editions: AFK by Domenico Quaranta

Dec 29, 2016
The Link Art Center is happy to announce that AFK. Texts on Artists 2011 - 2016 by Domenico Quaranta is now available on our shelves. The book can be bought as a black and white paperback with a 20% discount or downloaded as a free pdf. AFK - an acronym for "away of keyboard” widely used online - is an anthology of texts written for catalogues and exhibition brochures along the last five years, featuring twelve texts about eleven artists and an artist duo: Rosa Menkman, Jon Rafman, Gazira Babeli, Martin Kohout, Maurizio Cattelan, Enrico Boccioletti, Constant Dullaart, Jill Magid, Aram Bartholl, Emilie Brout & Maxime Marion, Evan Roth and Addie Wagenknecht. (more…)

Morehshin Allahyari- Material Speculation: ISIS at Link Cabinet

Dec 2, 2016
The Link Art Center is proud to present Material Speculation: ISIS, a project by Morehshin Allahyari. The show will be online at Link Cabinet from December 2, 2016 to February 5, 2017. Morehshin Allahyari uses 3D printing technology as a tool for alternative artifact archiving, as well as a means of political resistance and documentation. In her series Material Speculation: ISIS she reconstructs selected artifacts of historical value that were destroyed by ISIS in 2015. After collecting and researching vast numbers of images and documents of the destroyed objects, she is able to recreate and print a 3D model of the artifact. (more…)
Untitled by Giovanni Fredi at Link Cabinet – Documentation

Untitled by Giovanni Fredi at Link Cabinet – Documentation

Nov 23, 2016
From October 22 to November 19, 2016 Link Cabinet presented Untitled, a new work by Giovanni Fredi. The art work is a new iteration of To my deacesed, a project that already included some video and web-based works. The project is inspired by the Qingming Festival, a traditional event in China to remember and honour the ancestors. During this event people use to burn joss papers, paper replicas of different kind of objects as offerings to be enjoyed by the deceased during their afterlife. More recently joss paper include paper currency, credit cards replicas, cars, luxury objects, smartphones and digital devices in general. (more…)

REFRESH01: #LAYERS / finissage

The Link Art Center is proud to announce that REFRESH01 - LAYERS is coming to an end. The exhibition at Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia will close on Saturday, November 19. In that occasion, the exhibition will be open from 3.30 PM to 9.30 PM, and it will host, at 7PM, the presentation of the booklet documenting the exhibition, published by Link Editions; and, from 7.30 to 9.30 PM, a DJ set by Luca Blackradio. Please join us! If you didn't visit the exhibition yet, here is some photo and video documentation. Photos are by Roberto Ricca, Matteo Cattaruzzi, Saverio Tonoli Adamo. The video is courtesy Francesco Lascari and Celeste Lombardi.  (more…)
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