Spring/Summer 2018

Afterall is pleased to present issue 45, Spring/Summer 2018. Drawing much from a critical understanding of documenta 14, and featuring the work of Rasheed Araeen, Rebecca Belmore, Yee I-Lann and Britta Marakatt-Labba, Afterall 45 considers ‘Scenes of Discord: Unlearning History and Healing Wounds’.


The Birth of a Nation: ‘India Re-Worlded’ at Gallery Odyssey

Roshan Kumar Mogali reflects on the recent exhibition ‘India Re-Worlded: Seventy Years of Investigating a Nation’ at Gallery Odyssey in Mumbai on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the country's independence.


Glenn Ligon: Untitled (I Am a Man)

Drawing on cultural studies, philosophy and psychoanalysis, Gregg Bordowitz presents an in-depth exposition of Glenn Ligon’s Untitled (I am a Man) (1988) as it is both inspired by and departs from the labour movements it remembers.

Video of 10 Feb 2018 Exhibition Histories Talk where artist Maria Thereza Alves, museum director Don Genaro Amaro Altamirano and researcher Ana Bilbao discussed Alves’s 2012 project The Return of a Lake


Exhibition Histories Talks: Maria Thereza Alves and Don Genaro Amaro Altamirano – video online

Maria Thereza Alves and Don Genaro Amaro Altamirano were joined by Ana Bilbao to discuss The Return of a Lake (2012), a work by Alves produced in collaboration with the Museo Comunitario del Valle de Xico, Mexico.

Book cover of Gregory Sholette's Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and The Crisis of Capitalism


Activism against Nostalgia and Self-Defeatism

Carlos Garrido Castellano reviews Gregory Sholette’s 2017 book Delirium and Resistance, using examples of activist organisations and projects to discuss questions of praxis in Sholette’s artistic, political and theoretical work.


Exhibition Histories Talks: APTART 1982–84 – video online

Nikita Alekseev and Vadim Zakharov were joined by Margarita Tupitsyn to discuss the APTART ‘anti-shows’, that took place in Moscow between 1982 and 1984.

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