bologna.cc works in relation to an expanded reading practice, operating in a space in Amsterdam’s east from 2017-2020. To add an s to the front like a proposal of forward plurality - sbologna - forms slang for fools gold, or means to aggressively give away; to drop. The bcc also refers to the blind copy of emails. Largely presenting solo or duo presentation of artists, bologna.cc continues activities of an apartment run space in De Wallen, Amsterdam variously titled H.E.Olsson, Olsson's, 2 TEXACO, ICW, which ran the preceding 18 months. In 2020, bologna.cc shifts to podcast form BCCP and to a new space in the center of Amsterdam, known as BROADWAY.
Bologna.cc is run by Ivan Cheng.
Clovis XV is a space dedicated to contemporary art in Brussels, opened in November 2014. The space curates and gives white cards to individuals/ collective artists or «curators» to promote emergent creation. The purpose of these invitations is to anchor Clovis XV to experiment with multiple artistic proposals. The artist-run space strives to involve others and offer visibility in a non-profit process. Since 2019, Clovis XV is located in Anderlecht, square Albert 1er, Brussels, and shares its programming with two other structures SUPERDEALS and KOMPLOT.
Clovis XV is run by Julien Saudubray & Anastasia Bay.
Essenza Club is a curatorial concatenation system and an experimental nomadic project. It was founded in Lucca - Italy in 2019 by Alessandro Nucci and Jennyfer Haddad. The project considers the deterritorialization aspect of the essence of its own artistic and curatorial research. EC develops new procedures and interconnection possibilities through the online and offline dimensions in its multiple expressions.
Essenza Club is run by Alessandro Nucci & Jennyfer Haddad.
Galerie A.M.180 is a contemporary artist-run gallery space based in Prague, Czech Republic since 2003.
Galerie A.M. 180 is run by Jakub Hošek, Nik Timková & Anežka Hošková.
Harlesden High Street w/ Underground Flower
Harlesden High Street, is a POC run space in London, the UK with a mission to bridge social and cultural gaps against the homogeneity found in the contemporary art world by centering the work of under-represented artists. It operates both as a gallery space and studio for our artists, running a short term residency and workshops, as well as engaging community outreach.
Underground Flower, is an offsite curatorial network based in Australia, China, and Hong Kong. It formalized as a network in 2019 after working together on projects concerning globalized subcultures for several years in our different geographical locations and staying connected online.
The partnership of Harlesden High Street and Underground Flower rises from their shared goals of working with artists overlooked by dominant discourses and of excavating obsolete or niche subcultures globally. This partnership aims to present works as lightweight, offsite exhibitions that speak to our contemporary world of both crisis and connection.
Harlesden High Street & Undergrund Flower are run by Jonny Tanna & Torre Alain, Ava Phen, Valerie You, Rasheed Mirza, Mandy El-Sayegh.
Hyperlink Athens was founded in 2017 in Athens, Greece. Hyperlink originally emerged as an
independent art collective and it has evolved into an autonomous curatorial platform. The latest projects undertaken and produced by the team, have explored the practice of presenting art in different offsite spaces while researching the notion of what a final artwork is and how it transforms via the process of curation.
Hyperlink Athens is run by Alexandra Koumantaki & Yannis Voulgaris.
PLAGUE is a curatorial group founded in Krasnodar, Russia in 2018. It was created by three young artists. In their curatorial and artistic practice, they discover such issues as post graffiti aesthetics, occult roots of capitalism, non-human and object-oriented agenda, and other newest artistic topics.
Plague is run by Arthur Golyakov, Stas Lobachevskiy & Vanya Venmer.
ThunderCage is an artist-run no-space located north of Paris in Aubervilliers created in April 2019 by Romain Vicari. In an urban context, the project welcomes two artists at each exhibition, in the form of a duel shows. The format is ephemeral and lasts the time of a Sunday. ThunderCage is not just a conventional exhibition space; it has a social role in Aubervilliers, a poor area in Paris. The dialogue created from the “Thundercage” exhibitions and its engagement with the neighborhood keeps the project alive.
ThnderCage is run by Romain Vicari.
BSMNT is an exhibition space initiative founded in 2014 in Leipzig. The independent art space works as a cultural mediator for contemporary art, aiming to promote new forms of artistic expression, highlight underrepresented artistic practices. BSMNT’S curatorial focus is to review the digital realm’s influence on emerging cultural practices and tendencies in arts, dealing with digital cross-media interrelationships and their effects on the present and the future.
Maintaining an international network of art initiatives, BSMNT develops alternative structures for artistic cooperation and exchange. Multiplying with collaborations, BSMNT actively participates in collective processes, bringing in spontaneity, autonomy, and open-source practices.
BSMNT is run by Ronny Szillo and Marian Luft.