All articles by Francesca Astesani

Fuck Me in the Eye

Anne Imhof disappoints in morphing a live performance piece into her first major film work, delivering an infuriatingly long sequence of overhyped images in slow motion.

Precarious Workout

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.

Sugar Tears

In highly ornamented pieces that seduce the eye, Ebony G. Patterson touches deep colonial wounds and stresses the need to discuss them – without ending up in a muddle.

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Anti-Celebration

With a Danish ghost ship and humorous decolonial propaganda, the 11th Gothenburg Biennial wants to serve as a counter-narrative to the city’s official 400-year anniversary.

Body Feels

Damla Kilickiran’s exhibition at The Young Artists’ Society in Oslo shows how the pandemic has made us so focused our own bodies that our surroundings dissolve.