New perspectives on Eastern European avant-gardes - Report from a summer school

Annosh Urbanke

The political turbulence in Eastern Europe left its mark on the art scene. In a recent summer school perspectives on the 1990s in Eastern Europe were gathered. Annosh Urbanke shares the highlights of the week where Anton Vidokle discussed cosmism, Zdenka Badovinac the role of individual artists’ archives and Arseny Zhilyaev presented the Institute for Mastering Time.

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Letter from Beijing - Artist in Residence #5
Goeun Bae

This summer we have invited artists to write a letter or a postcard from their temporary residencies all around the world. Today Goeun Bae writes a letter to her father.

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Colour Critique - Why the white cube is no longer white - Reflections #17

Melanie Bühler

How to understand the revival of coloured walls in recent exhibitions? Melanie Bühler takes us through the history of the white - and coloured - cube and puts the apparent end of chromophobia in context.

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Postcard from Arita - Artist in Residence #4

Antye Günther

This summer we have invited artists to write a letter or a postcard from their temporary residencies all around the world. Today Antye Günther writes a short note to a friend from her current residency in Japan.

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New opportunities - Artistic internationalism after the end of the long 1990s - Reflections #16

Kuba Szreder

For Kuba Szreder, today’s political turbulence does not signify that we should move backwards, but rather move on, accelerate, and fulfil the unrealised premises of alter-globalisation. Global contemporary art has to become less privileged in order to be turned into a project of global justice.

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2019