Tag Archive for: contemporary art

Betony Vernon / Instruments of pleasure

Art&Culture | Interview
Designer, author and clinical hypnotherapist Betony Vernon in conversation with Maria Abramenko on ecstatic experiences, erotic objects, sexual intelligence and activism, her fascination for rituals and much more.

Yein Lee / Narrating the complexity of society

Art&Culture | Interview
Shapes of creatures: Korean artist, Yein Lee in conversation with Antoine Schafroth on sculpture, body modification and her current search for developing a new language in her art practice.

Kendell Geers / What can be said should not be created

Art&Culture | Interview
Kendell Geers, South African conceptual artist in conversation with Maria Abramenko on visions, exorcism, moral ambiguity and his musical past with Front 242.

Elmgreen & Dragset / Petrified symbolism

Art&Culture | Interview
Berlin based Scandinavian artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset in conversation with Maria Abramenko.

Dimitris Papaioannou / Body & Spirit

Art&Culture | Spotlight
A spotlight on experimental theater stage director, choreographer and visual artist Dimitris Papaioannou.

Franko B / Blood Sex and Monsters

Art&Culture | Interview
Italian born, London based artist Franko B in conversation with Maria Abramenko about performance art, blood as a way of representing life and more.

Hermann Nitsch / The mysticism of being

Art&Culture | Interview
"I entered eternity countless times by experiencing the most intense moments of happiness." Performance artist and founder of Viennese Actionism movement, Hermann Nitsch, in conversation with Antoine Schafroth about his ecstatic action painting, the idea of total artwork and his passion for tragedy.

Richard Kern / Giving your soul over to pleasure

Art&Culture | Interview
The darker sides of human nature: American underground filmmaker, writer and photographer Richard Kern in conversation with Maria Abramenko.

Wendy Bevan & Nick Rhodes / Cosmic Landscapes

Art&Culture | Soundscapes
Artist Wendy Bevan and Duran Duran's Nick Rhodes are talking to Maria Abramenko about their sound project just before it's next release, the fourth and final album, ASTRONOMIA IV- The Eclipses of Algol, out on the occasion of the Winter Solstice on 21st December 2021.

Petr Davydtchenko / Cooking city rats

Art&Culture | Interview
On capitalism dystopia, eating rats, vampire blood, NFT’s and the apocalypse: Petr Davydtchenko in conversation with Maria Abramenko.

Ben Frost / 6×15

Art&Culture | Spotlight
A spotlight on "6 X 15" by Ben Frost, exhibited as part of Post-Apocalyptic Renaissance, Palermo Art Weekend, curated by Maria Abramenko.

Kate MccGwire / Anatomy of creatures

Art&Culture | Interview
British artist Kate MccGwire in conversation with Antoine Schafroth on tension, equilibrium and building abstract yet organic shapes of duality.