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

Bouchra Khalili’s ‘The Speeches Series’: A Reflection from Europe

Nick Aikens

Nick Aikens discusses the pertinence of Bouchra Khalili’s film trilogy considering the recent successes of right wing nationalist parties in Europe.

On Connecting Past and Present: ‘Aarhus Rapport’ at Kunsthal Aarhus

Line Ellegaard

Line Ellegaard considers the strategies at play in an exhibition that reinterprets Århus Rapport 1961–1969, an anthology of experimental artistic activities in 1960s Denmark.

Thomas Hirschhorn in conversation with Anna Dezeuze – video online

Thomas Hirschhorn, Anna Dezeuze

On Saturday 18 October 2014 we launched our recent One Work book, Thomas Hirschhorn: Deleuze Monument with this dialogue between Thomas Hirschhorn and Anna Dezeuze.

The Gulch Between Knowledge and Experience: Thomas Hirschhorn’s Gramsci Monument

Kari Rittenbach

Kari Rittenbach probes the political economy of Thomas Hirschhorn’s 2013 monument in the South Bronx.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Artists at Work: Joan Jonas

Amy Budd

Amy Budd speaks to Joan Jonas about Draw Without Looking, her first online performance, and navigates her vast personal archive and enduring fascination with literary canons.

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