PICTURE THIS: ‘I want the building to start to sweat’ – Anne Imhof

Marlène Rigler

Anne Imhof is the surprising choice for the German Pavilion. In her extensive performances participation becomes an essentially mental attitude. Still, they manage to radically transform the exhibition space by transgressing its temporal and spatial limits: An impression in images.

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The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin

Weronika Trojanska

Since its conception, Walter Benjamin's “The Passagenwerk” has been cited on numerous occasions, inspiring artists, philosophers and theoreticians. The current exhibition at the Jewish Museum shows that there are still many more ways to approach this complex project. 

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The Ever Curious Case of Seth Price

Melanie Bühler

Why did Seth Price contact every magazine online and had them remove profiles, articles and photos of himself? A stimulating conversation with the artist who is much more than just an artist, on the occasion of his solo exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. 

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Unraveling the capitalist cosmology: Ray Brassier on the ontology of finance

Corine van Emmerik

In Huis Oostpool in Arnhem, Beirut-based philosopher Ray Brassier gave a presentation named ‘Pricing Time: Remarks on the Ontology of Finance’, moderated by DAI core tutor Bassam El Baroni. The lecture was set up as a restructuring of Suhail Malik’s 2014 paper ‘The Ontology of Finance: Price, Power, and the Arkhéderivative,’ presenting a novel contribution to political economy through the derivate market and capitalist power.

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IN BEELD: ‘I want the building to start to sweat’ – Anne Imhof

Anne Imhof is the surprising choice for the German Pavilion. In her extensive performances participation becomes an essentially mental attitude. Still, they manage to radically transform the exhibition space by transgressing its temporal and... read more
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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2017