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May #08

 - May #08
Ken Okiishi, The Threat of the Provincial / Jay Chung, Detroit / Chris Kraus, Radical localism. Report From Mexicali / Rex Butler – A.D.S. Donaldson, There is no Provincialism Solution / Thomas Lawson, Questions about 4 Taxis / visual insert: Henry Wessel / Alex Kitnick, Neon Vernacular. On “Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980” / Kappy Mintie, Unearthing the Campesino. On “MEX/LA: Mexican Modernism(s) in Los Angeles 1930-1985” / Catherine Chevalier, Archives With and Without Forms. On “Anarchism Without Adjectives: On the Work of Christopher D'Arcangelo (1975-1979)” and “The Experimental Impulse” / Mathieu Malouf, The Land Farms the Farmer and the Mind. On Peter Nadin's “First Mark” / Miguel Calderón, Short Sighted Illusions. On Adriana Lara's “Modern (lasser) Painting” / limited edition: Josef Strau and Montezuma.
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.
 
published in March 2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
17,5 x 24 cm (softcover)
184 pages (b/w ill.)
 
10.00
 
ISBN : 978-2-95355-907-1
EAN : 9782953559071
 
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