ART PAPERS 31.06 - Nov/Dec 2007
Editor in Chief, Sylvia Fortin, is particularly proud of this issue that will require to stretch the mind and the willingness to entertain ideas that challenge some expectations. Three essays explore recent moving-image work in very different ways. In Ain't a Bird That Knows Your Tune: Sound and the Moving-Image Anthony Elms explores the peculiar collusion of sound and image in the era of the ambient audioscape. Robert Cook discusses the modern crisis of consciousness lurking in Rosetzky's images of fashionable youths and trendy places in Lifestyle Sublime: David Rosetzky's Emo-mannerism. Pil and Galia Kollectiv ask if contemporary art writes its own genealogy by recasting raw data corpses in new old plays in Retro/Necro: From Beyond the Grave of the Politics of Re-Enactment.
The editor's picks of notable shows in this issue are Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll since 1967, reviewed by Chad Radford, Weather Report: Art and Climate Change, reviewed by J. Gluckstern, and ANTI Contemporary Art Festival 2007, reviewed by Jennie Klein.