All articles by Rhea Dall

No X-Room for X Factor

The closure of National Gallery of Denmark’s X-room is symptomatic: in the dark ages following policies of budget cuts spaces for artistic experiment erode.

Great Aspirations

KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin has a new board of directors, a new structure and an actual director. The ambition: to rank among Europe’s key exhibition venues.

Life in the Cloud

Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin is currently showing Anne Imhof’s Angst II – an exhibition-as-opera that reaches far beyond any internal art discourse to immerse visitors in «the cloud».

2D Riri

While Pokémon Go conquered the streets of the world this summer, the Berlin Biennial struggled with the friction between 2D performance and 3D actuality until Rihanna dropped by.

Mad about Discourse

The 25th anniversary of Texte zur Kunst was celebrated with a conference in Berlin: a star-studded programme featuring friends of the journal. But how can you discuss canon when everyone’s part of the club?

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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?