Manifesta
Manifesta 8

Manifesta 8

Manifesta, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, is a roving, contemporary art event, showcasing the most innovative work by artists and curators from Europe and beyond. In the early 1990s, Manifesta was launched as a unique, roving art event, a project devised by a Dutch initiative that took shape as the International Foundation Manifesta (IFM),...
Curatorial video

Curatorial video

CPS’s curatorial contribution to Manifesta 8 goes beyond traditional exhibition formats to use and investigate forms of (mass) media communication. What is the media’s relationship to the formation of reality, how does it relate to ideas of truth, fact and history, and what are its possibilities for communication and representation? With art’s quest to expand audiences and...
CPS Manifesta 8 Blog

CPS Manifesta 8 Blog

More than a presentation, CPS’s Manifesta 8 Blog is a sort of a live masterplan – a research, planning and organisational tool for our curatorial program. The blog is constantly updated and refined and will continue beyond the M8 opening (also as a critical evaluation mechanism).  
CPS venue videos

CPS venue videos

CPS’s focus on media production and distribution of information is carried out through the use of television, radio, press and internet as exhibition spaces; in addition to this, we also want the audience being able to engage with a more physical dimension. Thus we work with artists whose practices, projects and interests resides in a ‘diagonal’ take...
Texts

Texts

The history, and its rest, of the title, convey many earlier and present-day stories, some of them known, others not – their absence possibly due to forms of colonial and neo-colonial power, either political, financial or cultural. The issue is centred on how that history is archived and transferred (taught), while at the same time,...
Photostream

Photostream

 
Press coverage

Press coverage

“Manifesta 8, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, is monstrous in size, stunning in its scope and uncompromisingly experimental in its approach. It opened Oct. 9 in the two southern Spanish cities of Murcia and Cartagena, which are about 50 kilometers apart. The art, most of it commissioned for Manifesta 8, fills 15 exhibition venues...