C.A.N. Condensed

October 25th, 2013

Paris kicks of the FIAC this week and with the addition of two new areas: the Petit Palais, and the banks of the Seine River, located on the left bank between the Pont de Solférino and the Pont des Invalides. Notable works this year include an installation by artist Tadashi Kawamata entitled, “Tree Huts at Place Vendôme, 2013.” Check out the video here: ArtInfo
Dutch video artist Aernout Mik compares religious gatherings and business meetings in his new work, Speaking in Tongues. The installation puts documentary video recordings of Pentecostal churches in Brazil and Nigeria inside staged business conferences. The exhibition opens in Berlin at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, November 7th. e-flux
Performance Now, a touring exhibition from curator RoseLee Goldberg, is a showcase of the most important performance artists working today. Through video and documentation, the show features the likes of Marina Abramovic, Guy Ben-Ner, Kalup Linzy, William Kentridge, Laurie Simmons, and Ryan Trecartin all under one roof.  Hyperallergic 
Banksy update: A stencil depicting a man in a tux, holding a bouquet of wilting flowers has been placed on the door of the Hustler Club in Hell’s Kitchen. On Banksy’s website, it is accompanied by the caption “Waiting in vain… at the door of the club.”  Banksyny