Afterall Online features exhibition and book reviews, contextual and visual essays, interviews with artists, videos and more.

Contexts

Art and Decolonization: Afterall MASP

Art and Decolonization: Afterall MASP

André Mesquita, Mark Lewis

In collaboration with Museu de Arte de São Paulo we are building a critical forum for cultural theorists, curators and artists to raise questions and formulate proposals for the reinterpretation of exhibitions and museum collections in non-canonical ways.

Exhibition Histories Talks: David A. Bailey – video online

Exhibition Histories Talks: David A. Bailey – video online

David A. Bailey, Louis Hartnoll

David A. Bailey was joined by Louis Hartnoll to discuss ‘Mirage: Enigmas of Race, Difference and Desire’, an exhibition that interrogated the legacy of Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London in 1995.

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.

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Artists at Work

Artists at Work: Nicholas Mangan

Artists at Work: Nicholas Mangan

George Clark

On the occasion of his first major survey show Nicholas Mangan talks to George Clark about his installation practice, reflecting on humanity’s relationship with the natural environment and the complex dynamics of the global political economy.

Artists at Work: Ruth Ewan

Artists at Work: Ruth Ewan

Ruth Ewan, Chris Fite-Wassilak

Ruth Ewan discusses her 2015/16 work Back to the Fields with Chris Fite-Wassilak.

Artists at Work: Simone Forti

Artists at Work: Simone Forti

Bryony Gillard, Louis Hartnoll

Bryony Gillard and Louis Hartnoll talk to Simone Forti about her animal studies, collaboration and drawing as a tool for thinking.

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Reviews

Kathy Acker: GET RID OF MEANING

Kathy Acker: GET RID OF MEANING

Hestia Peppe

Hestia Peppe reviews 'Kathy Acker: GET RID OF MEANING', the first comprehensive solo exhibition of Acker's work, held at Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe.

Gran Fury: ‘Read My Lips’

Gran Fury: ‘Read My Lips’

Jay Drinkall

Jay Drinkall reviews ‘Read My Lips’, the first comprehensive retrospective of AIDS activist art collective Gran Fury in the UK.

Activism against Nostalgia and Self-Defeatism

Activism against Nostalgia and Self-Defeatism

Carlos Garrido Castellano

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.

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