Monthly Archives: April 2016

DOUGLAS COUPLAND: Stuffed: How Hoarding and Collecting Is the Stuff of Life and Death

One of comedian George Carlin’s (1937–2008) seminal monologues was his 1986 riff on stuff: “That’s all the meaning of life is: trying to find a place to put your stuff. That’s all your house is, is a pile of stuff with

DOUGLAS COUPLAND: Stuffed: How Hoarding and Collecting Is the Stuff of Life and Death

One of comedian George Carlin’s (1937–2008) seminal monologues was his 1986 riff on stuff: “That’s all the meaning of life is: trying to find a place to put your stuff. That’s all your house is, is a pile of stuff with

LI ZHENHUA: Understanding the Public and the Chinese Contemporary

What is the public? The concept of the public only exists in relation to the private. We are talking about the public that is represented through squares, restaurants, train stations, and other types of public spaces. This is a concept

LI ZHENHUA: Understanding the Public and the Chinese Contemporary

What is the public? The concept of the public only exists in relation to the private. We are talking about the public that is represented through squares, restaurants, train stations, and other types of public spaces. This is a concept

MIRIAM LA ROSA: in conversation with NAYIA YIAKOUMAKI

On the 23rd of February 2016, I met Nayia Yiakoumaki – Curator Archive Gallery at Whitechapel Gallery, London – to discuss issues related to archiving and exhibiting practices, on the basis of her research and professional experience. Our conversation touched

MIRIAM LA ROSA: in conversation with NAYIA YIAKOUMAKI

On the 23rd of February 2016, I met Nayia Yiakoumaki – Curator Archive Gallery at Whitechapel Gallery, London – to discuss issues related to archiving and exhibiting practices, on the basis of her research and professional experience. Our conversation touched

NICOLAS DE OLIVEIRA AND NICOLA OXLEY: The Story in the Archive: Installation art Documents

‘An exhibition is a construction that reveals itself continuously. A reality that happens in front of our eyes, a series of experiences oscillating between permanency and the traces of a present that becomes past, a future already present’ [1]. Commissioning

NICOLAS DE OLIVEIRA AND NICOLA OXLEY: The Story in the Archive: Installation art Documents

‘An exhibition is a construction that reveals itself continuously. A reality that happens in front of our eyes, a series of experiences oscillating between permanency and the traces of a present that becomes past, a future already present’ [1]. Commissioning

NUNO FALEIRO RODRIGUES: Crisis and Critique in Contemporary Art I

“The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear” A. Gramsci Periods of crisis are critical times, not because the old

NUNO FALEIRO RODRIGUES: Crisis and Critique in Contemporary Art I

“The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear” A. Gramsci Periods of crisis are critical times, not because the old

DAVID PRICE: What sort of film pt.6, Aspects of Authorship – Writing in The Field of Expanded Illusions (introduction)

One of series of films by the artist and writer David Price that stage, document and demonstrate aspects of practice. The films all share the locus of the ‘desktop’, in both senses of the word. This clip is the ‘introduction’

DAVID PRICE: What sort of film pt.6, Aspects of Authorship – Writing in The Field of Expanded Illusions (introduction)

One of series of films by the artist and writer David Price that stage, document and demonstrate aspects of practice. The films all share the locus of the ‘desktop’, in both senses of the word. This clip is the ‘introduction’