ART PAPERS 39.06 - Nov/Dec 2015
This November/December issue of ART PAPERS tackles the end of a sad and strange year--or the end of the world--- at the very least, a society in transition.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
The Age Ahead: Tim Keane
Atlanta's new commissioner of planning and community development designs for a bigger, better city.
Marisa J. Futernick
An artist's research took her to all 13 Presidential Libraries in the United States; notes from her stopover at the Carter Center weave archival research into intimate historical fiction.
Interview: Colin Renfrew
An archaeologist at the University of Cambridge known to ask big-picture questions, such as "Where do we come from?" and "Where are we going?," answers some of ours.
In Version After Version
Bethany Collins and Natasha Trethewey
A visual artist pairs new text-based work with an illustrative poem, using text and image to stress the language of race, and the violence of the word.
Everything Will Be Fine:
Wim Wenders' Road
The New German Cinema director behind Until the End of the World (1991) reflects upon his 70th year, while looking forward: in the future, he predicts, we're going to be okay.
William Cordova and Emily Wilkerson
Following the death of a friend, an artist considers the reciprocal passage between the immaterial and the material, and the mechanics of realities altered.
Project Biennial of Contemporary Art
at D-0 ARK Underground, Konijc, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Timothy P.A. Cooper
Istanbul Biennial 2015:
Saltwater: A Theory of Thought Forms
citywide, Istanbul, Turkey
Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime
at Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
at Mercer Union, Toronto
at Twelve Gates Arts, Philadelphia
at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
at Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA
Esotericism in African American Religious Experience
Brill Academic Publishers
John Durham Peters, The Marvelous Clouds:
Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media
University of Chicago Press