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May #17
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published in May 2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
17,5 x 24 cm (softcover)
256 pages (b/w ill.)
€15.00
ISBN: 979-1-09312-317-2
EAN: 9791093123172
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American Goodness, Elise Duryee-Browner / If our Lives are Black. On Angela Davis and Gina Dent's conference at La Maison de l'Amérique Latine, Paris, Claire Fontaine / Dynamis, 2016–2017, Athens and Kassel simultaneously and in continuum, Georgia Sagri /Interview with Ilaria Bussoni. On the symposium “Sensible Commons” at GNAM, Rome, May / Visual Insert, Georgia Sagri / On Soulèvements by Georges Didi-Huberman at Jeu de Paume, Paris, Giovanna Zapperi / On the film Two A.M. by Loretta Fahrenholz at Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Tobias Madison / On Amelie von Wulffen at Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Jay Chung / On Yuki Kimura at CCA Wattis, San Francisco, J. Gordon Faylor / Behind Enemy Lines: Black Power & Taboo. On The Color Line: African-American Artists and Segregation at Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, Kari Rittenbach / On Morag Keil at Eden Eden, Berlin, Nicholas Tammens / On Greg Parma Smith at MAMCO, Geneva, Enzo Shalom / Francis Picabia seen from Switzerland and America. On Francis Picabia's retrospectives at Kunsthaus Zurich and at MoMA, New York, Carole Boulbès / Short Story, Jeanne Graff / Weather Report / Limited Editions by Jean-Luc Moulène and Bernadette Corporation.
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.