For some time now, the children of second or third generation migrants in cities like Paris, London, Los Angeles or Berlin have been producing new hybrid cultural forms that lend globalisation a friendly, colourful and peaceful face..
Alison Green discusses the contemporary relevance of Group Material's use of artistic and activist strategies, and how their practice might disrupt current narratives of the 'social turn'.
In this examination of Group Material's Timeline, Claire Grace
considers the ambivalent relationship to time and
historicisation embedded within their use of a graphic, linear timeline.
Video documentation of Afterall's ‘Artist as Curator’ symposium is now available. View talks by Elena Crippa, Ekaterina Degot, Elena Filipovic, Alison Green, Ruth Noack, Willem de Rooij, Valerie Smith and David Teh here.