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Contexts

Exhibition Histories Talks: David A. Bailey – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: David A. Bailey – video online

David A. Bailey, Louis Hartnoll

David A. Bailey was joined by Louis Hartnoll to discuss ‘Mirage: Enigmas of Race, Difference and Desire’, an exhibition that interrogated the legacy of Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London in 1995.

October: The Great Experiment

October: The Great Experiment

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi, Laura Mulvey, David Campany

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi joined Laura Mulvey and David Campany to discuss the October Revolution and its artistic and cultural legacy.

WHAT I COULDN’T WRITE

WHAT I COULDN’T WRITE

Chris Kraus

First published to accompany Phase (I) of ‘We Are the Center for Curatorial Studies’, at the Hessel Museum of Art, NY, Chris Kraus draws on the lives and work of Julie Becker, Arthur Felberbaum and Ruth Maleczech, amongst others, in a series of eight short and speculative reflections.

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Artists at Work

Artists at Work: Nicholas Mangan

Artists at Work: Nicholas Mangan

George Clark

On the occasion of his first major survey show Nicholas Mangan talks to George Clark about his installation practice, reflecting on humanity’s relationship with the natural environment and the complex dynamics of the global political economy.

Artists at Work: Ruth Ewan

Artists at Work: Ruth Ewan

Ruth Ewan, Chris Fite-Wassilak

Ruth Ewan discusses her 2015/16 work Back to the Fields with Chris Fite-Wassilak.

Artists at Work: Simone Forti

Artists at Work: Simone Forti

Bryony Gillard, Louis Hartnoll

Bryony Gillard and Louis Hartnoll talk to Simone Forti about her animal studies, collaboration and drawing as a tool for thinking.

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Reviews

Activism against Nostalgia and Self-Defeatism

Activism against Nostalgia and Self-Defeatism

Carlos Garrido Castellano

Carlos Garrido Castellano reviews Gregory Sholette’s 2017 book Delirium and Resistance, using examples of activist organisations and projects to discuss questions of praxis in Sholette’s artistic, political and theoretical work.

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