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Art Monthly 433

Alex Margo Arden and Caspar Heinemann: The farmyard …

Larne Abse Gogarty finds this exhibition and two-act play to be an antidote to today’s cruel and crass political landscape.

Art Monthly 432

The Found Archive of Hani Jawherieh

Amna Malik explores Void Project’s thoughtful feminisation of contested representations of masculinity through the work of the late Palestinian filmmaker.

Art Monthly 431

Imran Perretta

George Vasey discusses the coercive role of images and hidden racial, social and economic biases of photographic and other technologies, as revealed in the work of the London-based artist.

Art Monthly 430

Andrea Luka Zimmerman and Adrian Jackson: Here For Life

Hettie Judah reviews a collaborative film that follows the lives of Londoners as their city changes around them

Art Monthly 429

Carolyn Lazard

Giulia Smith discusses the Philadelphia-based artist’s political agenda, which centres on changing the institutional treatment of disability rather than merely representing it

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Exhibition Openings

London Alice Quaresma & Reinoud Oudshoorn Patrick Heide Contemporary Art opens Thu 20 Feb
London Masculinities Barbican opens Thu 20 Feb
London Shirin Neshat Goodman Gallery opens Thu 20 Feb
London It Still Is As It Always Was Pi Artworks opens Thu 20 Feb
London Crowd Hannah Barry Gallery opens Thu 20 Feb | PV 19 Feb
London Hans Hofmann Bastian opens Fri 21 Feb | PV 20 Feb
London Tam Ochiai Soft Opening Herald Street opens Fri 21 Feb | PV 20 Feb
London Cynthia Daignault The Sunday Painter opens Fri 21 Feb | PV 20 Feb
London Leo Fitzmaurice The Sunday Painter opens Fri 21 Feb | PV 20 Feb
London Hans Hofman Bastian opens Fri 21 Feb

Forthcoming Events

5pm Tue 25-Feb-20
The Producers Pt II at Newcastle University

Malgorzata Ludwisiak & Zoé Whitley

Malgorzata Ludwisiak, former director of Ujazdowski Castle CCA, Warsaw, Poland, and Zoé Whitley, senior curator at Hayward Gallery, London.

Talk 11 of ‘The Producers Part II: New Positions on Curating’ devised by Uta Kögelsberger of Newcastle University and Chris McCormack of Art Monthly, with the generous support and input of staff at the Hatton Gallery, from the School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University and from Art Monthly.

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Recent Podcasts

Talk Show on Resonance FM

Lizzie Homersham, Elisa Adami, Vera Mey & Amna Malik

Presented by Chris McCormack

Lizzie Homersham, Elisa Adami, Vera Mey and Amna Malik discuss the changing nature of intimacy and its reflection in art, Anne Boyer’s book ‘The Undying’, the 15th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival and the photographic project The Found Archive of Hani Jawherieh.

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Talk Show on Resonance FM

Morgan Quaintance, Elisabetta Fabrizi & George Vasey

Presented by Alexandra Hull

Morgan Quaintance, Elisabetta Fabrizi & George Vasey analyse the problems with Kara Walker’s Turbine Hall commission at Tate Modern, discuss the BFI London Film Festival’s Experimenta strand and explore the coercive role of images as revealed in the work of video artist Imran Perretta.

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Talk Show on Resonance FM

Virginia Whiles, Sarah Jury & Jack Smurthwaite

Presented by Chris McCormack

Virginia Whiles, Sarah Jury and Jack Smurthwaite discuss the work of Pakistani-born video artist Bani Abidi, the need for safety protocols to protect participants in live art works known as larps (Live Action Role Plays), and Dave Beech’s book ‘Art and Postcapitalism – Aesthetic Labour, Automation and Value Production’.

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From the Back Catalogue

Art Monthly 416


Francis Frascina reconsiders conflicting debates about female pleasure and female violation in cultural representation

Art Monthly 415

Me, Myself and Others

Sonia Boyce interviewed by Isobel Harbison

Art Monthly 331

Seeing the World Askance

John Baldessari interviewed by Simon Patterson

Art Monthly 426

Decolonising the Curriculum

Art history lags behind other disciplines in incorporating art by black and ethnic minorities argues Richard Hylton

Art Monthly 404

Art Education and Mental Health – Mark Fisher Remembered

Ashiya Eastwood on the art-education system’s failure to deal with mental-health issues

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Found: The Missing Issue

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Issue 16 from May 1978

Issue 15 was dated March 1978

Where is the issue from April 1978?
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Michael O’Pray Prize

The Michael O’Pray Prize is a Film and Video Umbrella initiative launched in 2017 in partnership with Art Monthly, supported by University of East London and Arts Council England. The prize seeks new writing on innovation and experimentation in moving-image art. Read the winning texts below.

2019 Winners

Image Abrasion
Cassandre Greenberg considers Derek Jarman’s Blue as a celluloid artefact in an age of portable digital media

Patrick Staff: On Venus
Laura Jacobs on hostile environments, both social and natural, in Patrick Staff’s ‘On Venus’ exhibition

2018 Winner

Bank – Basement – Becker
Adam Hines-Green on the expression of horror through both fiction and reality in the LA video art of Julie Becker

2017 Winners

Heat Sensitive?
Lauren Houlton on Richard Mosse’s ‘Incoming’ exhibition

A Long Shot
Dan Ward on artists’ attempts to slow the viewer

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Talking Art book

Talking Art 2

Interviews with artists since 2007

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Talking Art

Interviews with artists since 1976

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