Now Zero has been a staple at Spike online, but now, fittingly alongside Brexit, we also bid farewell to Ella and her column. Fear not, Ella will continue to scrawl across the walls of Spike’s print pages, and there will be others to take her spot, though not her place. You’re not reading it properly unless you click through and play all the links at once. 

Lucas Mascatello

Does art still exist?

 Photo: Susannah Baker-Smith

Photo: Susannah Baker-Smith

Is the body the last thing left alive?

 Art Workers Coalition, Art Workers Won’t Kiss Ass , performance, 1969 

Art Workers Coalition, Art Workers Won’t Kiss Ass, performance, 1969 

The glamour of the artist’s life turned out to be just another con. So, how did critique manage to turn into protest, whose participants became the unwitting guests of honour in institutional spaces – indoors and well heated, though no longer public? By Victoria Campbell

 “Lecture on Everything”, Académie des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1989 _______INSERT_______

“Lecture on Everything”, Académie des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1989

In the beginning there was energy, matter, and light. But the most important element in human evolution could have been the kiss of fire that propelled human evolution forward and set the stage for the mother of all arts: cooking. Austrian filmmaker Peter Kubelka talks to Asad Raza about a life in film and how the art of cooking isn’t hard to master. 

 Maurizio Cattelan,  Comedian , 2019

Maurizio Cattelan, Comedian, 2019

This month Dean Kissick watches Maurizio Cattelan’s banana spiralling out of control.

 Michael Andrews,  Good and Bad at Games , 1964-8

Michael Andrews, Good and Bad at Games, 1964-8

This month Outworld™ becomes a daily, weekly, and monthly annual subscription to social in cites, tactile inbox, virtual companion ships, micro e-gestion, aisle vista, UFOs, serenityNowplus, tax in Saint Ives, chronovoyagé and more in C major. Download Grammarly now to VOTE LABOUR 

 Senga Nengudi, Ceremony for Freeway Fets , 1978 11 C-Prints. Photos: Roderick ‚Quaku‘ Young. Performance in Los Angeles. With: Senga Nengudi, David Hammons, Maren Hassinger, RoHo, Franklin Parker, Joe Ray Courtesy the artist and galleries Thomas Erben and Sprüth Magers

Senga Nengudi, Ceremony for Freeway Fets, 1978, 11 C-Prints (detail)
Original photo: Roderick 'Quaku' Young
Lenbachhaus Munich, KiCo Collection
© Senga Nengudi 2019

Courtesy the artist and galleries Thomas Erben and Sprüth Magers

 
 Dan Bodan Photo: Julia Burlingham

Dan Bodan
Photo: Natascha Goldenberg

 

Bianca Heuser talks with Dan Bodan about his work for Google and the premiere performance of “A Flow of Serosities”, an algorithmic composition made in collaboration with programmer and sound artist Scott Carver

Installation view first floor, Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2019
Photo: Markus Tretter, Courtesy of the artist, © Raphaela Vogel, Kunsthaus Bregenz

Installation view first floor, Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2019
Photo: Markus Tretter, Courtesy of the artist, © Raphaela Vogel, Kunsthaus Bregenz

Raphaela Vogel, "Tränenmeer", 2019
Video: 19:21 min.