Spike #41

Spike #41
Author: Rita Vitorelli (ed.)
Publisher: Spike
Language: English / German
Pages: 210
Size: 28 X 22.5 CM
Weight: 650 g
Binding: Softcover
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Availability: In stock
Price: €9.50
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Artist's Favourites - By Matias Faldbakken: Lars Hertervig, Agnes Martin, Tore Kvæven, Anonymous, Hans Holbein the Younger

Curator's Key - Philippe Pirotte on »Crystal Chain Letter Complex (Dark Episode)« by Corey McCorkle

Institution - The Arab Image Foundation in Beirut collects private and semiprofessional photographs from the region. Sarah Rogers on the role of the archive in the context of the Lebanese civil war

Picture Spread - The Question of Existence
With Anne Collier, Šejla Kamerić, Christian Mayer, Torbjørn Rødland, Sue Williams

Essay - The American critic Bruce Hainley takes a photo of Justin Bieber losing his swag as the starting point for a reflection about the condition of art

Portrait Hermann Nitsch - The artist Piotr Uklanski visits Hermann Nitsch at his castle in Lower Austria. They talk about religion, death, and painting

Portrait Laura Owens - The drop shadow offers an unlikely means for the Californian painter to rediscover the resources of the body. By Joanna Fiduccia

Portrait Meg Stuart - Adam Linder meets the Berlin-based choreographer and talks to her about resistance, and the importance of the image in dance

Film - Romain Gavras is one of the most controversial directors of our time. Jon Leon on his music videos for Justice and M.I.A., commercials for Dior and Samsung, and his first feature film

Fashion - The Austrian fashion designer Roshi Porkar presented her debut collection at Berlin Fashion Week. By Diana Weis

Books - Chris Kraus on the upsurge of interest in the literary outsider and punk icon Kathy Acker

21st Century Theory - The media theorist Jussi Parikka sees media archaeology as an alternative to current accelerationist thinking

Exhibition Histories - Daniel Baumann thinks back on David Hammons’s exhibition »Blues and the Abstract Truth« at the Kunsthalle Bern, 1997

Essay - Performance art gets more Berghain.
By Timo Feldhaus

Vienna Art Scene - Twelve figures from Vienna’s art world compose a portrait of the city: Peter Pakesch, Stefanie Sargnagel, Martin Vesely, Andreas Spiegl, Gabriele Schor, Hubert Klocker, Andreas Huber, Heimo Zobernig, Bettina Leidl, Josip Novosel, Robert Fleck and Barbara Holub

Artist's Contribution - By Adriana Lara

Seduction - By Laura McLean-Ferris, Yvonne Quirmbach, Ché Zara Blomfield, Giovanni Majer, Alexander Scrimgeour

Reviews - Isa Genzken, Vienna; Josef Dabernig, Vienna; Sunah Choi, Vienna; K8 Hardy, Graz; »Punctum. Reflections on Photography«, Salzburg; »Pictures, Before and After – An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp«, Berlin; Kiki Kogelnik, Berlin; »nature after nature«, Kassel; Jean-Jacques Lebel, Karlsruhe; Thomas Jeppe, Hamburg; »Le Mouvement II«, Biel/Bienne; Camille Henrot, Copenhagen; Yvonne Rainer, London; Douglas Coupland, Vancouver; »Here and Elsewhere«, New York; Korakrit Arunanondchai, Los Angeles