All articles by Kim West

The Cost of Iron

Mapping the ongoing “relocation” of the city, Kiruna Forever at Arkdes in Stockholm shows how the city and the mining corporation LKAB form an integrated social and technological system.

A Swedish Conspiracy

Kybernein Institute’s The Campaign at Index describes the neoliberal paradigm shift in Sweden as the result of a vast and carefully orchestrated plot.

Elegance’s Internationalisms

Le monde nouveau de Charlotte Perriand is an imposing presentation of an artist who registers the contradictions of the 20th century. But did Perriand’s world consist only of men?

A Gathering of Friends

Migration at Tensta Konsthall sets up a communication between different experiences of emigration, from the exile of war and resistance to dissolution in a cosmopolitical vortex of light.

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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?