Rafaël Rozendaal

Europe's 12 Best Exhibitions in 2014

Alexander Forbes and Coline Milliard, Artnet, December 24, 2014

Steve Turner, Contemporary art, Moving Museum Istanbul, Rafaël Rozendaal

The Moving Museum’s Istanbul edition was yet more proof that a solid selection of artists is worth more than any lofty curatorial concept (see: “The Moving Museum Tears Down Tired Institutional Conventions“). The energy displayed in the brand-spanking-new car park was contagious, sometimes literally (I came home with Jeremy Bailey’s You Museum banner popping up all over my computer). From Ben Schumacher’s ancient telegraph cables—presented as the relics of a communication revolution of yore—to Rafaël Rozendaal’s carefully weaved homepage structures of news websites, the works there felt like so many manifestations of my generation’s multifarious concerns: with the politics of the digital, the need to belong, and the uncertainties of what lays ahead. —CM

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