ART PAPERS 31.04 - July/Aug 2007
This is the impossible issue: the various essays bring together various explorations of impossibility. In Speculative Social Fantasies: Ahmet Ögüt’s Uses of Surprise & Misunderstanding, Pelin Tan discusses the import of fantasy, asphalt, and spare-parts economy in
Ahmet Ögüt’s impossible works. Michelle White describes Michael Jones McKean's sculptural quest for the unattainable in Metanarrative and Marginalia: Michael Jones McKean's Quixotic Compilation.
The editor's picks of notable shows are Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art, reviewed by Susan Richmond, 9 Evenings Reconsidered: Art, Theatre, and Engineering, 1966, reviewed by Anja Bock + Andrew Forster, and IX Bienal Internacional de Cuenca, reviewed by Joel Weinstein.