Chamber of Public Secrets

Archive - December 2015

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Peripheral Insider

Peripheral Insider examines the conditions of expatriate artists from various angles: the historical and colonial roots of the issue, positions among theorists dealing with expatriate artists in the west, the role of...

Immigrant Image Archive

Immigrant Image Archive was established in Copenhagen 2007 as an independent, non-profit art project focusing on the visual aspects of immigration.The archive collects, preserves, and provides photographs, audio...

Farouk Haffar

Traveling by car from Beirut to CopenhagenVisiting European capitalsArriving with suitcases in handVisiting placesNordic experiencesStorytimePlaying it coolLebanese ClubOld friends

Aesthetic Journalism: How to Inform Without Informing

Addressing a growing area of focus in contemporary art, Aesthetic Journalism investigates why contemporary art exhibitions often consist of interviews, documentaries, and reportage. Art theorist and critic...

Consultants

Our consultants are highly educated and specialized in the fields of arts. They apply a multidisciplinary approach to analyzing new trends and contribute to their crystallization by entering into dialogue with artists...