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Exhibition Histories Talks: Helmut Draxler – video online

On Thursday 18 September 2014, Helmut Draxler joined Afterall’s Helena Vilalta for the seventh in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

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David Schutter: The Lingua Franca of Painterliness

Josephine Halvorson

Josephine Halvorson reflects on David Schutter’s recent work, questioning what currency might remain in a shared language of paint.

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A Pressing Necessity

Gavin Everall

Gavin Everall considers the ambitions of independent publisher Copy Press, reflecting upon the political gestures of Days of Surrender by Jaki Irvine and Pure Means by Yve Lomax.

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How did we get here and where do we go?: ‘Elements’ at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014

Alison Crawshaw

Alison Crawshaw visits Rem Koolhaas’s exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale reflecting upon his fetish for obsessive expertise.

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Ger van Elk in conversation with Charles Esche and Steven ten Thije, 5 April 2009

Ger van Elk has died aged 73. His passing is a great loss to the Dutch and international art world and we are remembering him by making an interview from our first Exhibition Histories book available here.

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A Jugendstil Bidet: Shelly Nadashi’s Objects of Value

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Ellen Feiss reflects upon the allegories of commodification to be found in Shelly Nadashi’s recent solo exhibition.

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Contexts

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A Pressing Necessity

Gavin Everall

Gavin Everall considers the ambitions of independent publisher Copy Press, reflecting upon the political gestures of Days of Surrender by Jaki Irvine and Pure Means by Yve Lomax.

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Exhibition Histories Talks: Jasia Reichardt – video online

Watch Jasia Reichardt in conversation with Afterall’s David Morris, discussing how artistic developments of the 1950s anticipated her curatorial work during the 1960s, for the fifth in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

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Artists at Work

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Artists at Work: Erika Vogt

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Erika Vogt speaks to Adam Putnam about the overlapping articulation of object, image and film in her practice.

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Artists at Work: Maryam Jafri

Marina Vishmidt

Maryam Jafri talks to Marina Vishmidt about her work in moving image and photography, reflecting upon masquerade, narrative and the contemporary possibilities of allegory.

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Artists at Work: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

Chantal Pontbriand

Chantal Pontbriand talks to Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige about their recent film projects and the impact of new contemporary art platforms upon artistic practice in the Middle East.

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Artists at Work: Chantal Akerman

Alaina Claire Feldman

Alaina Claire Feldman talks to Chantal Akerman about working across film-making, installation and writing, and the making of her recent video installation, Maniac Shadows.

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Artists at Work: Alexandra Navratil

Jennifer Burris

Jennifer Burris talks to Alexandra Navratil about her slide and film installations currently at Kunstmuseum Winterthur, reflecting upon film colouring techniques, materiality and the magical fetishism of commodity production.

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Artists at Work: Joan Jonas

Amy Budd

Amy Budd speaks to Joan Jonas about Draw Without Looking, her first online performance, and navigates her vast personal archive and enduring fascination with literary canons.

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Reviews

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Otwock, Poland: Site and Narrative

Tess Edmonson

Tess Edmonson visits Otwock, Warsaw and reflects on Mirosław Bałka’s initiative to bring international artists to his childhood home.

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