Each year, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark selects a new theme for an in-depth exhibition that, while relevant to local Danish issues, looks at the connections between people across geographic borders in a globalised world. This year’s theme focuses on global economies, with the first exhibition in the series entitled Show Me the Money!
“Under the auspices of this overarching headline and the exhibition Show Me the Money!, we invite everyone to take part in a discussion of real estate bubbles, economic crises, money streams, the distribution of goods and much more,” the exhibition’s curators share. Show Me the Money! puts under the microscope aspects of economies past and present, featuring a selection of works by artists from Denmark (Astrid Myntekær, Nanna Abell, Rune Brink and Superflex), from the surrounding regions (Caroline Achaintre [FR]; Cooking Sections, Ellie Harrison [GB]; Inuk Silis Høegh [GL]; Philip Wiegard [DE]; Stefano Tsivopoulos [GR]) and even from the late New Zealand artist Len Lye.
Using jellyfish as a motif to examine consumption, environmental degradation and other critical issues associated with global warming, Penelope Davis's 'Sea-change' considers the future of climate change through the eyes of the ocean. We recently caught up with Penelope to find out about the process behind a work that poetically evokes the symbiosis – at once beautiful and monstrous – between humans and nature
Based on a prompt by French philosopher and urbanist Paul Virilio, EXIT (2008–15) is an experimental 360-degree installation created by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with a team of statisticians, scientists and geographers. Sara Savage speaks with Fondation Cartier curator Thomas Delamarre about working at the intersection of art and data, and about the role of cultural institutions in effecting change
Influential architect Robin Boyd, known for his sensitive variation of modernism, is a household name that stretches far beyond the architectural elite. Boyd’s is a legacy that has endured in his expansive body of work, lovingly upheld in no small part by the 2005-established Robin Boyd Foundation. Rachel Elliot-Jones visits founder and director, Tony Lee, at the Foundation’s headquarters in Melbourne