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Afterall Journal

Issue 24

Summer 2010

Issue 24 features essays on Kerry James Marshall, Leonor Antunes, Alice Creischer and the Portuguese film-maker Pedro Costa. Accompanying essays look at flamenco, Photorealism, the Brazilian architect Flávio de Carvalho and architectural theorist Mark Cousins’s ideas of ‘support’.

Editors: Pablo Lafuente, Nuria Enguita Mayo, Dieter Roelstraete, Melissa Gronlund, Stephanie Smith.

Founding editors: Charles Esche, Mark Lewis.

Table of contents


Contextual Essays


Alice Creischer

  • The Art of Enlightenment: ‘Same Same, But Different’ – Maria Muhle
  • Keep Going! Ethics and the Political in the Work of Alice Creischer – Ellen Blumenstein

Pedro Costa

  • Realism, not Reality: Pedro Costa’s Digital Testimonies – Volker Pantenburg
  • Frames and Bodies — Notes on Three Films by Pedro Costa: Ossos, No Quarto da Vanda, Juventude em Marcha – Jean-Louis Comolli

Kerry James Marshall

  • Kerry James Marshall’s Tempting Painting – Terry R. Myers
  • Kerry James Marshall: The Painter of Afro-Modern Life – Kobena Mercer

Leonor Antunes

  • Of ‘World Lines’ and Other Forgotten Voices – Doris Von Drathen
  • Perturbing Vision: A Leonor Antunes Portfolio – Nuria Enguita Mayo


Written by Dieter Roelstraete


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