Social Media: Practices of (In)Visibility in Contemporary Art

Sven Lütticken

In a preview of the forthcoming issue 40 of Afterall journal, we are pleased to make available a new essay by Sven Lütticken, who outlines a theory of mediated life from nineteenth-century barricades to twenty-first century occupations.

TrAIN Open Lecture by Bojana Piškur: ‘Museum of the Workers’ – video online

On Wednesday 18 February 2015, Bojana Piškur gave a lecture titled ‘Museum of the Workers’, at Central Saint Martins in London, following an introduction by Lucy Steeds. Piškur discussed socialist museums, looking at case studies in the former Yugoslavia and other socialist countries.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Hou Hanru – video online

Hou Hanru, Lucy Steeds

On Thursday 21 May 2015, curator Hou Hanru joined Afterall and Whitechapel Gallery for the ninth in our series of talks analysing and contextualising exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

Artists at Work: Barbara Visser

Tanja Baudoin

Tanja Baudoin talks to Barbara Visser about how her works reappear and transform over time.

Exhibition Histories Talks: WHW/What, How & for Whom – video online

Ivet Ćurlin, Line Ellegaard

On Wednesday 25 February 2015, Ivet Ćurlin from the Zagreb-based curatorial collective WHW/What, How & for Whom joined Afterall’s Line Ellegaard for the eighth in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

Charlotte Prodger: microsphaeric howard hughes heaven movie

Jenny Brownrigg

Jenny Brownrigg attends a performance by Charlotte Prodger and reflects upon the modes of attention it produces.

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Contexts

Social Media: Practices of (In)Visibility in Contemporary Art

Social Media: Practices of (In)Visibility in Contemporary Art

Sven Lütticken

In a preview of the forthcoming issue 40 of Afterall journal, we are pleased to make available a new essay by Sven Lütticken, who outlines a theory of mediated life from nineteenth-century barricades to twenty-first century occupations.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Hou Hanru – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Hou Hanru – video online

Hou Hanru, Lucy Steeds

On Thursday 21 May 2015, curator Hou Hanru joined Afterall and Whitechapel Gallery for the ninth in our series of talks analysing and contextualising exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

Exhibition Histories Talks:  WHW/What, How & for Whom – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: WHW/What, How & for Whom – video online

Ivet Ćurlin, Line Ellegaard

On Wednesday 25 February 2015, Ivet Ćurlin from the Zagreb-based curatorial collective WHW/What, How & for Whom joined Afterall’s Line Ellegaard for the eighth in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Helmut Draxler – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Helmut Draxler – video online

Helmut Draxler, Helena Vilalta

On Thursday 18 September 2014, Helmut Draxler joined Afterall’s Helena Vilalta for the seventh in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

A Pressing Necessity

A Pressing Necessity

Gavin Everall

Gavin Everall considers the ambitions of independent publisher Copy Press, reflecting upon the political gestures of Days of Surrender by Jaki Irvine and Pure Means by Yve Lomax.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Clémentine Deliss – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Clémentine Deliss – video online

Clémentine Deliss, Elvira Dyangani Ose

Watch curator Clémentine Deliss discuss the 1995 exhibition ‘Seven Stories About Modern Art in Africa’ for the sixth in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

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Artists at Work

Artists at Work: Erika Vogt

Artists at Work: Erika Vogt

Adam Putnam, Erika Vogt

Erika Vogt speaks to Adam Putnam about the overlapping articulation of object, image and film in her practice.

Artists at Work: Maryam Jafri

Artists at Work: Maryam Jafri

Marina Vishmidt

Maryam Jafri talks to Marina Vishmidt about her work in moving image and photography, reflecting upon masquerade, narrative and the contemporary possibilities of allegory.

Artists at Work: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

Artists at Work: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

Chantal Pontbriand

Chantal Pontbriand talks to Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige about their recent film projects and the impact of new contemporary art platforms upon artistic practice in the Middle East.

Artists at Work: Chantal Akerman

Artists at Work: Chantal Akerman

Alaina Claire Feldman

Alaina Claire Feldman talks to Chantal Akerman about working across film-making, installation and writing, and the making of her recent video installation, Maniac Shadows.

Artists at Work: Alexandra Navratil

Artists at Work: Alexandra Navratil

Jennifer Burris

Jennifer Burris talks to Alexandra Navratil about her slide and film installations currently at Kunstmuseum Winterthur, reflecting upon film colouring techniques, materiality and the magical fetishism of commodity production.

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Reviews

Otwock, Poland: Site and Narrative

Otwock, Poland: Site and Narrative

Tess Edmonson

Tess Edmonson visits Otwock, Warsaw and reflects on Mirosław Bałka’s initiative to bring international artists to his childhood home.

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