I Wander and Therefore I Am? - Wandering as Deviant Practice

Zoë Dankert

How can we think of art as a generator of alternative knowledge? How does art interact with the unknown and the marginal? The three-day symposium Unfinished Systems of Non-Knowledge: On Wandering explores the relation between wandering, art and knowledge.

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Two Meetings and a Funeral - A Conversation between Naeem Mohaiemen and Hendrik Folkerts

Hendrik Folkerts

Last year, Naeem Mohaiemen became known to a large audience due to the presence of Two Meetings and a Funeral at documenta 14’s Kassel iteration. This epic film, shown across three screens, tells an almost forgotten story of the rise and fall of the Non-Aligned Movement, an alliance of Third-World countries that tried to form an alternative to the West and the Soviet Bloc. Hendrik Folkerts spoke with him during a conference in Chicago, where Mohaiemen had worked through another politically laden history: Muhammad Ali's Bangladesh passport (initially presented at documenta 14 Parliament of Bodies, curated by Paul B. Preciado).

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Ursula K. Le Guin, profile

B. Taylor

A profile of the author whose work is often labelled as 'scifi'- which she herself has described as a 'kiss of death'. She considers her work to be about much more than just the future of 'hard' science. 

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Dirty Subjects: An Interview with AnnaMaria Pinaka about Porno-graphing

Liza Prins

Talking to the artist and researcher AnnaMaria Pinaka about her zine Porno-graphing, which offers theoretical reflections on transgressive sexual art and artists.

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Talking to Paula Albuquerque about Ghostly Images in New Media

Nim Goede

In this series, artists talk about their work-in-progress projects. After earlier conversations with Curdin Tones and Tine Melzer, Nim Goede now speaks with artist Paula Albuquerque, who is currently working on a project about ghostly apparitions in new media.

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Ursula K Le Guin, sci-fi and fantasy author, dies aged 88 at her home in Portland, Oregon. read more
Rasheed Araeen says British museums are failing to tell full story of 'multiracial' country. Tate rejected artist's project detailing... read more
Betty Woodman (1930–2018). Remembering the visionary ceramic artist whose aesthetic was that of a painter: ‘Everything she touched was... read more
UK’s first permanent Virtual Reality space in an arts institution to open in London. Zabludowicz Collection’s project 360—dedicated to... read more
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In reference to the central theme of Metropolis M No 5- PALEO a review of Anselm Franke & Hila Peleg's exhibition and book Ape... read more
Yes, But is it Edible is a unique book, presenting the scores of two operas of the American composer Robert Ashley. read more
Where is play in art? Fucking Good Art talks about it with Tijs Goldschmidt, Evelyne Reeves, Joris Luyendijk and Zoë Gray. read more
A new magazine by the Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball examines the way objects and artifacts work in our understanding of... read more
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RijksakademieOPEN 2017

How the world/word ends

Dit jaar is het vijfentwintig jaar geleden dat de Rijksakademie verhuisde naar de verbouwde Kavallerie-Kazerne aan de Sarphatistraat 470. Eenmaal binnen, blijft het in het gebouw lastig navigeren. De organisatie springt hier dit jaar op in door... read more

In conversation with Omer Fast

Laura Herman visited Appendix , Omer Fast’s first solo show in Belgium at STUK Leuven, and had a conversation with the artist about his construction of artificial environments, and use of cinematic devices which confuse our sense of... read more

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 1 — 2018