Denny’s concern here is ownership and translation. What we lack, it seems, is an adequate vernacular, both legally and socially, to talk about existing in a digital context.
It was only with the advent of Modernism that we saw the invention of the ‘white cube’. Perhaps in accordance with the movement’s underpinning theme of self-reflection, agents in the art world put the gallery space under the microscope as they searched for a innovative way to exhibit revolutionary new art.
Lexicon’s setting is an imagined Africa. A place, that for Sassen, is informed by nostalgia; she lived in Kenya between the ages of three and five. For the viewer, however, this place is informed by every previous imagining of Africa as Other.
Pyramid Club is relatively small: there might be 60 people and that’s pretty full.
You may have heard of up-and-coming performance artist Millie Brown. She recently made a name for herself by vomiting on Lady Gaga…
Within the uncanny valley is a space to question what we long to see when our form is reflected back at us, and why.
Warhol was not afraid of being gay.
E-flux applies for the rights to top level domain .art.
In arguing for a holistic overhaul of art-viewing, though, de strike at a pertinent question. In the present climate, art’s claims to self-betterment are based more on the stockpiling of cultural capital than on a concern for emotional wellbeing.