What links art history, radical pedagogy, and Wagner? Adrian Rifkin’s Bildungsroman sets the Paris of 1968 against the practice of art history.
The arts must secede from the creative industries. The sooner the visual arts, dance, or music realise that they must fend against the industrial exploits of giants like gaming or streaming, the higher the chances of them finding and articulating their purpose anew.
The pink-papered magazine Butt gained a cult following among European gay men in the first decade of the 2000s. Peter Rehberg’s account reconstructs an important chapter of recent gay and queer history in order to make sense of the cultural shifts of the last 20 years in the contemporary queer world.
How can a library change the world? How can an art library change the art school or the gallery? Or even an art practice?
Why do visual artists write novels? How should such a novel be experienced? How do artist’s novels compare or compete with literary fiction as we know it?