Afterall: Issue 31 Autumn/winter 2012 - A Journal of Art, Context and Enquiry

Afterall: Issue 31 Autumn/winter 2012 - A Journal of Art, Context and Enquiry

By: Nuria Enguita Mayo (editor), Anders Kreuger (editor), Stephanie Smith (editor), Melissa Gronlund (editor), Pablo Lafuente (editor)Paperback

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Since its launch in 1999, "Afterall", a journal of art, context, and enquiry, has offered in-depth considerations of the work of contemporary artists, along with essays that broaden the context in which to understand it. Published three times a year, "Afterall" also features essays on art history and critical theory. "Issue 31" looks at artists working with or influenced by migration and cultural politics. Among the artists featured are Lukas Duwenhogger, Paul Chan, Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Ivan Kozaric, Sven Augustijnen, Almgul Menlibayeva, and Slavs and Tatars, all of whose work focuses on or traverses different art centers and peripheries. Cultural theorist Vassilis Tsianos contributes an essay looking at European migration in relation to the eurozone crisis. "Issue 32" looks at pictorialism today and its role as an artistic strategy. Artists featured are James Welling, Pae White, Simryn Gill, Ahlam Shibli, David Claerbout, and Saloua Raouda Chocair. Artist Trevor Paglen contributes an essay on image making as a form of communication, while film theorist Maxa Zoller writes about the haptic, or, what is excluded by a too-tight focus on visuality.

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Nuria Enguita Mayo is coeditor of Afterall. She is part of the program arteypensamiento at the Universidad Internacional de Andalucia. Melissa Gronlund is managing editor of Afterall. She teaches at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford. Pablo Lafuente is managing editor of Afterall Books and One Work Series and coeditor of Afterall and Afterall Books, Exhibition Histories Series. He is also associate curator at the Office for Contemporary Art Norway. Anders Kreuger is coeditor of Afterall; a curator at MuHKA, Antwerp; and a writer currently based in Berlin. Stephanie Smith is deputy director and chief curator at the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago.

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  • publication date: 09/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781846381010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 130
  • ID: 9781846381010
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 1846381010

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