Tag: Citing

Hito Steyerl Declines Top German Honor, Citing Country’s Lockdown – ARTnews.com

Artist Hito Steyerl, who is known for her essayistic videos pondering power structures and new technologies, said on Wednesday that she would not accept Germany’s Federal Cross of Merit honorific. In a letter published in the German publication Die Zeit, Steyerl said she was declining the award because of the way German politicians had led the country during the pandemic. The equivalent to being ...

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Istanbul Biennial Postpones 2021 Edition, Citing Covid – ARTnews.com

Citing the “gravity of the ongoing health crisis,” the Istanbul Biennial in Turkey has postponed its 17th edition. Previously planned to open this September, the exhibition will now be held from September 17 to November 20, 2022. The decision was made by the event’s organizer, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (ISKV), in agreement with the curators—Ute Meta Bauer, Amar Kanwar, and David ...

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