All articles by Jacob Lillemose

TAIATEOTWAWKI

States of emergency such as the COVID-19 pandemic offer opportunities for developing new visions – for art institutions, too. Here’s a workshop for anyone to use.

Hipster Modernism

The new Hilma af Klint inspired collection launched by the fashion company Acne is clever and stylish, but also reflects a facile and cynical faith in what fashion can do.

The Networked Body

Sandra Vaka Olsen’s exhibition at Rolf and Olga Nowotny’s new venue in Copenhagen is a sleekly appetising and challenging philosophical reflection on a new phenomenological condition.

Art and prostitution

John Kørner’s paintings of women prostitutes are filled with creative energy at the formal level. But the energy doesn’t always carry across to the political level.

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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?