David Garneau wants to write about Indigenous art with critical care.
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Tarik Kiswanson’s gravity-defying sculptures imbue the brutalist interior of Bonniers Konsthall with tension – and a non-identitarian politics.
Revisiting the strategic essentialisms of the 1990s, Salad Hilowle’s complacent debut at Cecilia Hillström hints at the bankruptcy of Sweden’s cultural economy.
In their first major presentation in Sweden, the Swiss duo Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz ask whether clubbing can inspire a progressive political movement.
At Mint in Stockholm, an international group show offers a mind-expanding mix of erotics and poetry.
How is love complicit in the creation of racial hierarchies? The Swedish author and scholar offers a valuable lesson.
Ina Blom’s new essay collection enjoins us not to affirm what makes us feel most at home, but rather to attend to our feelings of estrangement.
Lunds Konsthall presents Gülsün Karamustafa’s work as a response to government repression in Turkey.
Karl Katz Lydén’s new book falls short of its lofty aim to break the barrier between art and society.
Sianne Ngai explains why art needs to embrace error in a world that is wrong.
Returning to her childhood home town, Fatima Moallim’s exhibition at Växjö Konsthall invites us to reflect on today’s appetite for identity and difference.
In Lytle Shaw’s New Grounds for Dutch Landscape the materialist turn is transformed into an art historical account of everyday ongoingness and the ground beneath our feet.