All articles by Taru Elfving

Challenging the Finns

In April 2011 the election success of the populist party True Finns shook Finland and unleashed unprecedented public debate about immigration. Has contemporary art responded?

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It’s Up to Us Now

Ways of Seeing is theatre with a political agenda, raising awareness by looking at a protected and privileged world from a position on its margins.

Dark Inheritance

In her beautiful sci-fi noir installation at the Danish Pavilion in Venice, Larissa Sansour asks what the memory of national identity means once a tsunami has washed away everything.

The Problem of Organisation

The 58th Venice Biennale provides an image of art’s postdigital condition, where politics is consigned to the level of the individual artwork.