Art In America

New Residents of Murcia

Sixten Kai Nielsen and Martin Rosengard are founders of the Copenhagen-based Wooloo, an art network that provides an online platform to connect artists around the world. At Manifesta 8, their New Life Residency, "the world's first non-visual residency...

Inside-Out: David Rych at Manifesta 8

The eighth edition of Manifesta, the nomadic European biennial of contemporary art, opened this month in Murcia and Cartagena, two small cities in Southern Iberia off of Spain's well-touristed art track, in the spirit of Manifesta's aim to explore...

East of (and Late to) Eden

One July afternoon in 1993, the 23-year-old founder of London gallery Factual Nonsense, Joshua Compston, staged an eccentric street fair called A Fête Worse than Death in the heart of Shoreditch. It comprised artists, not galleries. Last week, some of...

Ground Beneath Their Feet

Last week a panel of six international architects and curators gathered under the aegis of Tate Modern and The Delfina Foundation to discuss new ways in which the architecture of domination can be reused by those it once dominated. The panel was...

A History of Irritated Material

A History of Irritated Material probes art's relationship to politics and the archive through examples of art activism from each decade since 1945, many on show for the first time in Britain. The meaning of "irritated" is twofold: the art is...

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