33rd rotterdam international film festival
The Rotterdam International Film Festival is currently one of the most important cultural events in The Netherlands, mainly focusing on independent and experimental films. Bistart attended these events and made a selection of films based on different topics, ranging from the situation of women in the Muslim world, the current relationship between developed countries and their former colonies, to the influence of Dutch paintings in movies.
France gets a new national museum of photography
The Art Newspaper
After a series of renovations, the Jeu de Paume officially reopened last week in Paris. As Libération´s Elisabeth Lebovici reports, the museum, has been reborn as the Centre pour la Photographie et l´Image and will be run by Régis Durand, former director of the Centre National de la Photographie. 30/06/04
June 11 to September 30
Manifest 5, European Contemporary Art Biennial, is being held in Donostia-San Sebastian between June 11 and September 30. Manifesta is an itinerant contemporary art project held in a different European city every two years.
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In the program of Exploding Cinema: Power: Play, a series of exhibitions related to the Rotterdam International Film Festival was developed. Photographs, video games, videoart and performances were exhibited in spaces especially offered by art galleries, museums and centers .Bistart was there and...
the russian ark
Sokurov narrates the story of the Rooms of the Hermitage without interruptions in a 96-minute take with a voice in off, someone who talks with the foreigner...
paris & brussels
Bistart continues its visit to European art galleries and centers that exhibit the latest techniques by new and renowned artists Here is a summary of the best in Paris and Brussels.
visiting galleries in belgium
Brussels, Knokke, Amberes, Hasselt; some big cities and others small towns in Belgium that Bistart has chosen to end its visit around European galleries that Bistart embarked on in December 2003.
Louisse / 24 april – 19 july
Through recent years, Louise has been turning into a must-go-to place on the Parisian artistic scene. A few years ago, a group of seven galleries from the Louise Weiss street joined together to collaborate on the organization of opennings and the creation of mailing lists - sharing information and...
ArteBA 2004, 13th Contemporary Art Fair
From May 19 to 25, the thirteenth edition of arteBA was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This new edition focused on regional projections and the integration in the Mercosur. Following this concept, “Brazilian Art in Argentine Collections” was presented. Every year, national and international art...
konex cultural city
Thanks to the Konex Foundation's involvement in culture, the city of Buenos Aires will soon have a new cultural option: the Konex Cultural City. This important multicultural center will offer a wide range of cultural activities...
work of the month
no ghost just a shell
No Ghost Just a Shell by Huyghe and Parreno. In this section, BistArt chooses a piece by an artist and conducts an analysis of it taking different aspects into account. For this edition, we have chosen No Ghost Just a Shell, which was created based on a Japanese manga character French artists,...
artist of the month
sophie calle - douleur exquise
Sophie Calle presents a piece that can be read as a thick instructions manual where it is possible to recover and participate in this vast phenomenon we call experience. Until Augoust 15th, this talented French artist's retrospective exhibit entitled Douleur exquise will be on view at the Irish...