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The Politics of Taste: When Millions Burn

If the art market represents the surface of the ocean that is contemporary capital, voices of resistance are light and shadow thrown down upon it, changing its complexion. ...

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Art and Politics (its all about transformation)

The transformation of a world veiw is possible but does art approach the challenge?...

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‘Is That Funny?’ Comedy and Politics

Across the globe, the line between Comedy and Politics is growing ever more blurred. This event discusses the implications, and the punchlines, that result....

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Bullshit and Post-truth Politics

The spread of management-speak, or just plain bullshit, into politics has grown ever more common of late. It's easy to laugh off such vacuous jargon, but is there a real cost to talking rubbish?...

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We Don’t Need New Politics, We Need New Gods

What deities should be placed before the God of Money?...

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Politics? Environment? In the end, all is transitory.

The human heart, an inveterate time-traveler, knows its way through the honey-hived portals of time. ...

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The Right Business: Politics and the Randian Hero

Wealth does not denote moral worth, so why does it make politicians popular? Essay...

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One of Us? Identity Politics and How Donald Trump Rides Them

Still trying to understand the appeal of Donald Trump? The slick shortcut of identity politics, explained....

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Trumped, But Not Out. Identity Politics in America, and the new Other

An essay on how demographics have changed America, and how this affects the politics of identity....

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The Tr(i)ump(h) of Identity Politics

Something about Donald Trump appeals to a large number of American voters. What is it? Douglas Bulloch offers some answers....

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Heretic! Religion and Politics, Causing Mayhem for 2000 Years

Scientists find: Religion and politics led to social tension and conflict, then and now ...

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Tonight! Punk, Poetry, Politics: Mike Doughty, Hoxton Underbelly

Mike Doughty hits the stage at the Underbelly, Hoxton, tonight....

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Kendal Calling : Festivals, Politics and Culture

Kendal Calling’s strength comes from its ability to tap into and play host to what has emerged since the digital revolution gave bands and artists the ability to promote themselves....

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Politics as usual, Has Failed

In our time, politics as usual has failed to address the most pressing issues of the age...

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Idiot Wind: The Eternal Politics of the 1970s

Unpopular wars drag on, gas prices erratically rise and inexplicably fall, as clouds of cynicism, dark as Richard Nixon’s perpetual five o’clock shadow, brood over the length of the U.S....

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Sex, Anarchism, Politics and Pirates: London’s Theatres Collaborate

This week saw the launch of a new collaborative project between 12 of London’s top theatre venues, who are changing the way Londoners find theatre....

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The Politics Of Revenge And Submission

Transmuting Lead into Gold: America's Politics Of Revenge And Submission. When the individual feels, the community reels Osama Bin Laden is dead. And so is the U.S. republic. We had to destroy...

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Politics in Imperial Nigeria

Last night I was invited to a dinner hosted in Debare’s honour, to celebrate the opening of the university.  The meal was arranged by his friends and associates, all of roughly the same...

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Art, Activism & Architecture: Sofia Karim

British artist Sofia Karim on how she started a global resistance movement with samosa packets...

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Value in Context: Art in the Public Realm

Vestalia Chilton discusses the value and opportunities of public art. ...

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Rewriting the Canon: Christiana Ine-Kimba Boyle

An interview with Pace Gallery's newly appointed Online Sales Director Christiana Ine-Kimba Boyle ...

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Simone Leigh at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich

The American artist's first major exhibition in Switzerland features all new sculptures...

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A Bright Chapel: Mark Hinchliffe

Interview with flamboyant art collector Mark Hinchliffe...

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Repetition is Endlessly Renewing: Edmund de Waal

Artist and writer Edmund de Waal on the liminal qualities and whiteness of porcelain ...

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Whipping Water: Anne Imhof vs. Hate for Hate’s Sake

Adam Heardman investigates Anne Imhof’s imagery led dialogues for CIRCA....

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Channel Switching: Dara Birnbaum

Interview with pioneer video/media artist Dara Birnbaum. ...

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Rafael Pérez Evans: Perishable Art

Millie Walton speaks to Welsh-Spanish artist Rafael Pérez Evans about agricultural protest and the innate symbolism of materials...

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Cultured and Combined: Gilbert & George on Identity

Individuals have multiple identities and not all of them are self-ascribed; even the same identity can have differing social characteristics...

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Take Me To Your Dealer and Save: Who is 241247?

An interview with 241247 / Dario Vigorito about using his creative process for chaos and meaning. ...

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Julie Mehretu at the Whitney Museum

Featuring more than 70 paintings and works on paper dating from 1996 to present, Julie Mehretu's mid-career survey underlines her prolific creativity...

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