Artist-to-Artist: Independent Art Festivals in Chiang Mai 1992–98

The forthcoming title in the Exhibition Histories series looks at 'Chiang Mai Social Installation', a series of artist-led, self-funded and anarchic festivals between 1992 and 1998.


Autumn/Winter 2018

Afterall is pleased to present issue 46, Autumn/Winter 2018. Featuring the work of Kader Attia, Chto Delat, Mujeres Creando and Lee Wen, Afterall 46 considers ‘Reconstruction: Performance and Collective Action'.


Gallery-as-Form: ‘The Conditions of Being Art’ at the Hessel Museum of Art

Jeppe Ugelvig examines ‘The Conditions of Being Art’ (2018), an exhibition at the Hessel Museum of Art that draws on the archives of experimental gallerists Pat Hearn and Colin de Land.


The Birth of a Nation: ‘India Re-Worlded’ at Gallery Odyssey

Roshan Kumar Mogali reflects on the recent exhibition ‘India Re-Worlded: Seventy Years of Investigating a Nation’ at Gallery Odyssey in Mumbai on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the country’s independence.


Glenn Ligon: Untitled (I Am a Man)

Drawing on cultural studies, philosophy and psychoanalysis, Gregg Bordowitz presents an in-depth exposition of Glenn Ligon’s Untitled (I am a Man) (1988) as it is both inspired by and departs from the labour movements it remembers.

Video of 10 Feb 2018 Exhibition Histories Talk where artist Maria Thereza Alves, museum director Don Genaro Amaro Altamirano and researcher Ana Bilbao discussed Alves’s 2012 project The Return of a Lake


Exhibition Histories Talks: Maria Thereza Alves and Don Genaro Amaro Altamirano – video online

Maria Thereza Alves and Don Genaro Amaro Altamirano were joined by Ana Bilbao to discuss The Return of a Lake (2012), a work by Alves produced in collaboration with the Museo Comunitario del Valle de Xico, Mexico.

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Exhibition Histories Talks: David A. Bailey

On Thursday 18 October, artist and curator David A. Bailey will be in conversation with editor and researcher Louis Hartnoll discussing ‘Mirage: Enigmas of Race, Difference and Desire’ which took place at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London in 1995. For more details, visit the events page.


Call for Papers: The LYC Museum and the Museum as Practice

On the 6–7 March 2019, University of the Arts London and the Paul Mellon Centre for the Studies in British Art are convening a symposium on the LYC Museum & Art Gallery (LYC Museum), an exhibition space located in the village of Banks astride Hadrian’s Wall that showcased the work of more than 320 artists between 1972 and 1983. For more details on the symposium and how to submit an abstract, visit the events page.