Originally commissioned by Manifesta 13, Group-Think is a sports and civic education program developed by Stine Marie Jacobsen in collaboration with the French contemporary circus Archaos, tested by students in several schools in Marseille – and now a pocket-sized bilingual handbook.
Written in Cap-Haïtien, Haïti between July and August of 2021 (after the July 7th assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and before a devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the southern peninsula on August 14th), this creative nonfiction essay navigates complicated socio-political frictions following the assassination of a nation’s leader while negotiating the personal sentiments of a heart tethered to a place in constant strife.
In the wake of the pandemic, our screens remain the central point of almost everything relating to spectatorship including the networks that facilitate our hyper-connectedness and circulate data generated by our inner worlds. Spectatorship then becomes a process of self-identification.
If there is an oxymoron, a vulgar beast hidden in plain sight in postcolonial Zimbabwe, it is the black market, an ever-shifting diabolic Wall Street located on the streets. What do we hear when we slow down and listen to the culture in these spaces where the nation’s wealth is captured and eaten by a select few?
On occasion of her exhibition Slippery When Wet at Artists Space and publication Too Salty Too Wet 更咸更濕, Karen Cheung speaks with Tiffany Sia on the futurity of Hong Kong.
Visionary artists, curators, activists, designers, architects, and arts organizers from around the globe discuss their work in creating groundbreaking new models for the arts sector over four thematic panels curated by Ceci Moss and hosted by Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
“The feeling of being ‘apart together’ is an exceptional situation, of sharing something important or mutually withdrawing from the rest of the world and rejecting the usual norms, retaining its magic beyond the duration of the individual game.” – Ray Oldenburg, The Great Good Place
“In what I am calling the weather, antiblackness is pervasive as climate. The weather necessitates changeability and improvisation; it is the atmospheric condition of time and place; it produces new ecologies.” – Christina Sharpe
Held online December 12, 2020, this roundtable discussion on “art & strategy” brought together perspectives from Nora N. Khan, Serubiri Moses, Zoé Samudzi, Andrea Steves, MARCH founders Sarrita Hunn and James McAnally, and was moderated by Gelare Khoshgozaran with Human Resources (and thanks to Hugo Servantes) in Los Angeles.