Nicht Schlafen: Alain Platel’s plea for the 21st century

Nicht Schlafen plays with all of Alain Platel’s codes. Those caravagesque images, flamboyant bodies, tribal incantations are as many shades of the sublime.

Damien Hirst Palazzo Grassi (c) Araso

Damien Hirst knows how to build a brand

With his current exhibition at Palazzo Grassi, Damien Hirst positions himself not only as a creative visual artist but as an expert in story-telling.

The 4 unmissable Pavilions of the Biennale di Venezia

The Biennale has just opened yet the line outside of the German pavilion is endless as Anne Imhof was awarded the Golden Lion at the Biennale di Venezia.

Love of Grandeur

One enters the den feeling like a distinguished guest called in with great simplicity to decipher the Jodorowskys’ creative intimacy.

Claire Vivianne Sobottke portant la robe cheveux dans Until our hearts stop de Meg Stuart - illustration Arasao

Meg Stuart’s ode to the skin

Until our hearts stop by Meg Stuart has been built on touch and contact. Six performers to touch, smell, and taste the other to intoxication.

Le jour de la bête, live sketching, Araso

A collective pleasure

It seems natural that Aina Alegre would build her piece around hearth, «this place where the fire burns». A fire where things merge and transform.

Kaori Ito Hiroshi Ito by Araso

Time is art’s raw material

Kaori Ito creates with her father Hiroshi Ito a memory of bodies, words recorded on tapes, giving to the notion of time some unprecedented density.

Christian Rizzo, Le Syndrôme Ian, illustration Araso

Trance therapy

14 year-old Christian Rizzo awakes in London to the sound of David Bowie like others come to a spiritual awakening through assiduous practice of Buddhism.

Peeping Tom: in Mother’s name

There always comes a time in life when parents and children switch roles. In Moeder, several generations and their neurosis are put on an equal footing.