With a selection of this season’s articles we wish everyone a great (and mostly screen-free) summer. Kunstkritikk will resume publication on 12 August.
In Matthew Barney’s comeback at the Hayward in London, self-mythologising has given way to a dark and icy world where environmental violence prevails.
Eliyah Mesayer’s state for the stateless is not rooted in a specific place or geographic site, but in human encounters and alchemical connections.
Eva-Lisa Bengtson could never fully live as the person she really was. But she paved the way for an entire movement and left a unique archive of Swedish trans history.
Theorist McKenzie Wark thinks we misunderstood the utopian.
Thinking with Simone Weil and Thomas Hirschhorn, precariousness and fragmentation emerge as forces that reshape ideas of power, monuments, and art’s role in our troubled present.
High resolution images don’t make us more perceptive. Quite the contrary.
The debate about new anti-racist policies at the University of Art, Craft, and Design in Stockholm reveals art’s embrace of a representative civil service culture.
For artist Simona Barbera, sound has come to be more about its consequences.
A safari into the empire of illusion where shiny Amazon trucks drive through the streets and police helicopters hover in the sky.