Contexts

October: The Great Experiment

October: The Great Experiment

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi, Laura Mulvey, David Campany

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi joined Laura Mulvey and David Campany to discuss the October Revolution and its artistic and cultural legacy.

WHAT I COULDN’T WRITE

WHAT I COULDN’T WRITE

Chris Kraus

First published to accompany Phase (I) of ‘We Are the Center for Curatorial Studies’, at the Hessel Museum of Art, NY, Chris Kraus draws on the lives and work of Julie Becker, Arthur Felberbaum and Ruth Maleczech, amongst others, in a series of eight short and speculative reflections.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Rasha Salti – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Rasha Salti – video online

Rasha Salti, Omar Kholeif

Thursday 10 December 2015, curator and writer Rasha Salti joined curator Omar Kholeif eleventh in our series of talks analysing and contextualising exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible.

Social Media: Practices of (In)Visibility in Contemporary Art

Social Media: Practices of (In)Visibility in Contemporary Art

Sven Lütticken

In a preview of the forthcoming issue 40 of Afterall journal, we are pleased to make available a new essay by Sven Lütticken, who outlines a theory of mediated life from nineteenth-century barricades to twenty-first century occupations.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Hou Hanru – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Hou Hanru – video online

Hou Hanru, Lucy Steeds

On Thursday 21 May 2015, curator Hou Hanru joined Afterall and Whitechapel Gallery for the ninth in our series of talks analysing and contextualising exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

Exhibition Histories Talks:  WHW/What, How & for Whom – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: WHW/What, How & for Whom – video online

Ivet Ćurlin, Line Ellegaard

On Wednesday 25 February 2015, Ivet Ćurlin from the Zagreb-based curatorial collective WHW/What, How & for Whom joined Afterall’s Line Ellegaard for the eighth in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Helmut Draxler – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Helmut Draxler – video online

Helmut Draxler, Helena Vilalta

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.

A Pressing Necessity

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.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Clémentine Deliss – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Clémentine Deliss – video online

Clémentine Deliss, Elvira Dyangani Ose

Watch curator Clémentine Deliss discuss the 1995 exhibition ‘Seven Stories About Modern Art in Africa’ for the sixth in our series of talks analysing exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them.

Exhibition Histories Talks: Jasia Reichardt – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: Jasia Reichardt – video online

Jasia Reichardt, David Morris

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.