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May
 

Paris
Conceived as a collective space in which to develop thoughts and confront positions on artistic production, May magazine examines, twice a year, contemporary art practice and theory in direct engagement with the issues, contexts and strategies that construct these two fields. An approach that could be summed up as critique at work – or as critique actively performed in text and art forms alike.
Featuring essays, interviews, art works and reviews by artists, writers and diverse practitioners of the arts, the magazine also intends to address the economy of the production of knowledge – the starting point of this reflection being the space of indistinction between information and advertisment typical of our time. This implies a dialogue with forms of critique produced in other fields.
 
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Elise Duryee-Browner / Angela Davis and Gina Dent's conference in Paris / Georgia Sagri at documenta 14 / interview with Ilaria Bussoni / Georges Didi-Huberman at Jeu de Paume / Tobias Madison on the film Two A.M. by Loretta Fahrenholz / Amelie von Wulffen / Yuki Kimura / “The Color Line: African-American Artists and Segregation” at Musée du Quai Branly / Morag Keil / Greg Parma Smith / Carole Boulbès on Picabia's retrospectives in Zurich and New York / Short Story, Jeanne Graff / Weather Report / Jean-Luc Moulène / Bernadette Corporation.

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Claire Fontaine, Weed and the Practice of Liberty / Marina Vishmidt, The Paradox of Self-Abolition / Melissa Gordon, Presence and Absence / Anna De Filippi, Narrative Without End / Alex Martinis Roe, An Exercise in the Practice of affidamento / Lucia Aspesi on Marinella Pirelli / Claire Fontaine on Human Strike / Rhea Anastas, Introduction to Double Bind / LGG$B, insert / Jacob Stewart-Halevy on Marie Angeletti / Emmanuelle Chérel on Colonial Collect and Affect, Crawling Doubles / Jack Gross onHannah Black / Maija Timonen sur Jason Bourne / Kari Rittenbach on the 9th Berlin Biennale / Jeanne Graff, Short Story / Limited Edition: Hans-Christian Lotz.

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Crisis Fashion by Daniel Horn / Mikael Brkic in conversation with DIS / Vêtements Fall-Winter 2016: Panel Discussion / The Modern Naked King by Taque Hirakawa / Women's History Museum / Stefan Kalmár / Bless in conversation with Anja Aronowsky Cronberg and Heinz Peter Knes / The Street by Tobias Kaspar & Tobi Maier / Interview with Kaspar Müller by Peter Fischli / On the Wardrobe of the Countess Greffulhe / Post-Hummannerism / Eric Sidner and Ryan Siegan Smith by Eric Bell / Mathieu Malouf by George Egerton-Waburton / Julia Moritz on Crystal Moselle's film The Wolfpack / Limited Editions: Julien Ceccaldi, Antek Walczak and Danny McDonald.

2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho, Georgie Nettell, Dave Miko, Ned Vena, Antek Walczak, by Tanja Widmann / Paris Noche by Jay Chung / Verena Dengler by Lili Reynaud Dewar / Call and Response and Forever Now by Kari Rittenbach / Daniel Pommereulle by Hélène Fauquet / Hans Christian Lotz by Sam Pulitzer / Sigmar Polke's reception in the United States and Germany in the 1980s by Magnus Schaefer / interviews with Magnus Schaefer et Guy Tosatto / On Some Models of Artist / Gallery Relations (with Marie Angeletti, Camille Blatrix, Hélène Fauquet, Renaud Jerez, Mélanie Matranga)...

2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Déborah Danowski / Stephanie Wakefield / Stephanie Wakefield & Antek Walczak / Jenna Bliss, Elise Duryee-Browner, Damon Sfetsios / Valentin Bouré & Mélanie Matranga / Daniel Horn on Stewart Uoo / John Beeson on Tetsumi Kudo / Karl Holmqvist on Lili Reynaud-Dewar / Édouard Montassut on Camille Blatrix / Kerstin Stakemeier on Anne Imhof / Karl Holmqvist on Dorothy Iannone / Mica Gherghescu on Dubuffet typographe de Pierre Leguillon  / Jason Simon on Charles James / Neil Beloufa...

2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Georges Rey / Florence Bonnefous / Éric Troncy / Yves Aupetitallot / Elein Fleiss, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Bernard Joisten, Jean-Luc Vilmouth, Olivier Zahm / Nicolas Bourriaud / Renaud Jerez / Roy Genty / Annie Godfrey Larmon / Nick Mauss / Neil Beloufa / Jacob King / Vincent Normand / Damon Sfetsios, Elise Duryee-Browner / Jana Euler.

2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
temporarily out of stock
Judith Ickowicz, An Introduction to a Juridical Legal Analysis of Contemporary Art/ Judith Ickowicz, Elvan Zabunyan, David Perreau on Cady Noland / Sara Martinetti on Seth Siegelaub / Maija Timonen on Zero Dark Thirty / Mark von Schlegell,Friend of the Devil / Peter Wächtler / Jay Chung on Martin Kippenberger / Tonio Kröner, Life, like networking, is a group show / Benjamin Hirte, Another image, a different song / Josefine Wikström, Get Rid of Capitalism / Andrea Legiehn,Participation, Penetration, and Phoniness/ Seyoung Yoon, The Issues of Our Time / Elvan Zabunyan,“Living in Your Head” / Nicolas Ceccaldi.

2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
John Rajchman / François Cusset / Paul Sztulman with Jean-François Chevrier / Stefan Germer / Ingrid Luche / Nicolas Ceccaldi / Tom McDonough / Clara Schulmann / André Rottmann on John Knight / Clément Auriel / Wade Guyton.

2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Arab Uprisings and Impersonal Images / From Montage to Détournement in the Situationist International / The Incredible Chronicle of OWS / Alex Bag and Patterson Beckwith / Pacific Standard Time, Art, Art in Los Angeles, 1950-1980 / Judith Hopf / Isa Genzken / David Douard / Kenneth Goldsmith...

2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Ken Okiishi / Jay Chung / Chris Kraus / Rex Butler – A.D.S. Donaldson / Thomas Lawson / Henry Wessel / Alex Kitnick / Kappy Mintie / Catherine Chevalier / Mathieu Malouf / Miguel Calderón / Josef Strau and Montezuma.

2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
Olivier Zahm / Hervé Legros / Axel Huber / Roberto Ohrt / Maija Timonen / Clara Schulman on Gerard Byrne / Karl Holmqvist on Ken Okiishi / François Aubard on Richard Prince / Rob MacKenzie on Emily Sundblad / Elisabeth Lebovici on Henrik Olesen / Karl Holmqvist on Rirkrit Tiravanija / Vincent Romagny on Koenraad Dedobbeleer / Scott Portnoy on Christopher d'Archangelo / Ei Arakawa & Tomoo Arakawa.

2011
texts in English and French
out of print
The 6th issue of May focuses on a selection of writings about the artist Paul Thek (1933-1988).

2010
texts in English and French
Learning to Breathe Protest / Alexandre Costanzo / Karl Holmqvist / Camille Pageard / Robert McKenzie / Gallien Déjean / Kim West / Elisabeth Lebovici / Clément Rodzielski...

2010
texts in English and French
The 4th issue of May makes an atypical choice by publishing a very large section of archival material coming from what is called the“feminist nebula” in Italy in the 1970s. Beyond their great historical, aesthetic and literary value, these documents contribute to the line of thinking pursued by the magazine to re-posit the terms of a social critique in relation to the critique of present-day artistic production.

2010
texts in English and French
Conversation entre Fulvia Carnevale et John Kelsey / Caroline Busta / Dork Zabunyan / Chris Kraus / Dave Hullfish Bailey / Interview with Richard Hertz – Catherine Chevalier / Lili Reynaud Dewar...

2009
texts in English and French
Heterotopias: Pragmatics / Merlin Carpenter / Installation et intervention / Bruno Serralongue / Seth Price / Jay Chung / Karl Holmqvist / Heimo Zobernig...

2009
texts in English and French
Haacke, Broodthaers, Beuys; René Magritte's Période Vache; The impossible on display according to JLG – Stories of exhibitions in the Pompidou Center; interview Antek Walczak / Eva Svennung; Clément Rodzielski; Josef Strau; As of Pierre Leguillon presents Diane Arbus: a printed retrospective (1960-1971); Agamben - Hazan - Tiqqun; excerpts from Grand Openings Book...