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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.

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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

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.

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David Schutter: The Lingua Franca of Painterliness

Josephine Halvorson

Josephine Halvorson reflects on David Schutter’s recent work, questioning what currency might remain in a shared language of paint.

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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.

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How did we get here and where do we go?: ‘Elements’ at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014

Alison Crawshaw

Alison Crawshaw visits Rem Koolhaas’s exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale reflecting upon his fetish for obsessive expertise.

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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.

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Artists at Work

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Artists at Work: Erika Vogt

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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Reviews

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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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