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  • Reversing Power, Allowing Possibilities

    How much do political and social norms affect our behaviours and the definition of our priorities? This is a question Yael Bartana tests to the limit as an artist concerned with power relations and the way official narratives and images are constructed and internalized. In this conversation with Clelia Coussonet,...

  • Seeking Togetherness

    Clelia Coussonnet reviews the 37th iteration of EVA International, billed as 'Ireland's Biennial', in Limerick. Curated by Koyo Kouoh, founding artistic director of RAW Material Company Dakar, this edition of the biennial takes as its starting point practices of Irish language, poetry and storytelling as a way of understanding imprints...

  • Acoustic Encounters

    In this conversation, which took place in September 2015 during the Biennale de Lyon, Magdi Mostafa addresses sound's capacity to unearth lost feelings and images, and its potential to create spiritual experiences within exhibitionary frames that tap into the tactics of performance. Mostafa reflects on how uncertainty and chemistry play...

  • La Vie Moderne

    Clelia Coussonnet reviews the 13th Biennale de Lyon, titled La Vie Moderne. Curated by Ralph Rugoff, this exhibition examines the concept of the 'modern', which will run through the next three iterations of the project. Rugoff responds to the invitation by mixing a number of references together, from Charles Baudelaire's...