Decolonize This Place outside Kanders's home

Decolonize This Place outside Kanders's home

Writing from New York, Allison Hewitt Ward takes a critical look at the events that shaped the controversy of the “Tear Gas Biennial” this summer and untangles the messy aftermath. 

 Flatness , Mobile screengrab showing image by Nikhil Vettukattil

Flatness, mobile screengrab showing image by Nikhil Vettukattil

Interview with Shama Khanna, curator of the recently re-launched online moving image platform Flatness

 Greta’s sailboat

Greta’s sailboat

Dean swims in the magic river. There’s a death on the island. And a visitor sails into the harbour.

 Natalia Osipova, principal ballerina at the Royal Ballet in London

Natalia Osipova, principal ballerina at the Royal Ballet in London

At the ballet, Ella thinks about traversing artforms, borders, and identities

 Rem Koolhaas's Seattle Central Library

Rem Koolhaas's Seattle Central Library

A Summer Chronicle, part 8: NATASHA STAGG concludes her summer column on an ambivalent note, reviewing Richard LinklaterWhere’d You Go Bernadette. 

 Moschino Spring/Summer 2017

Moschino Spring/Summer 2017

A Summer Chronicle, part 7: NATASHA STAGG on (self-)promotion and dressing for the street style photographers. Participation is mandatory.

 Dinis Santos / CM Porto

Exhibition view of “Desertado. Algo que aconteceu pode acontecer novamente” at Galeria Municipal do Porto, 2019

Photo: Dinis Santos / CM Porto

Kristian Vistrup Madsen reviews “Desertado. Algo que aconteceu pode acontecer novamente” (Deserted. Something that happened may happen again) and braves the desert landscape of fiction and memory, finding it remarkably fertile 

 Edouard Manet, Bouquet de Violettes,  1872 as seen on the cover of Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du Mal  

Edouard Manet, Bouquet de Violettes, 1872 as seen on the cover of Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du Mal, 1857

A Summer Chronicle, part 6: Poetry may be dead, but the confession reigns. NATASHA STAGG on the power of erratic tell-alls.

 Adam Linder, She Clockwork , 2019 Performance, costume objects, and wallpaper

Adam Linder, She Clockwork, 2019 Performance, costume objects, and wallpaper

 Hanuman Revealing Rama and Sita in his Heart, 

Hanuman Revealing Rama and Sita in his Heart, unknown artist, ca. 1865, Victoria and Albert Museum

This month, Dean discusses the embryonic monkey-human chimeras created by geneticists in California. It’s time to think again of what else we could be.

 Film still, Roman Polanski's Knife in the Water (1962)

Film still, Roman Polanski's Knife in the Water (1962)

A Summer Chronicle, part 5: NATASHA STAGG discusses her love of decadent psychological thrillers while she goes sailing in Mallorca