All articles by Ellef Prestsæter

Man as Interface

With the exhibition Les Immatériaux, Jean-François Lyotard addressed an increasing intimacy between consciousnesses and things. A new book shows the continued relevance of his endeavour.

Avant-Garde Networking

At the inauguration of the conference Nordic Avant-Garde 1975-2000 in Copenhagen today, Ellef Prestsæter proposes a rethinking of the relation between avant-gardes and networks.

A Trip to Gotland 1964/2014

During a few glorious summer days, Kunstkritikk drove around Gotland with Jacqueline de Jong, re-experiencing a trip she made in 1964 with Asger Jorn and his Scandinavian Institute of Comparative Vandalism.

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The Dog and Its Vomit

The world becomes so depressingly flat when there’s no difference between a face and a selfie. But how do we keep reality from being swallowed by its image, and art from being swallowed by reality?