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Flash Art #331

 - Flash Art #331
Flash Art Summer Issue.
This recent times, often overlapping events that have transpired, have suddenly been cast in a new perspective as people around the world have come together, both physically and online, to protest systemic racial injustice. This Summer issue of Flash Art focuses on one aspect among the kaleidoscope array of images that seem to suggest a newly evolving "war on terror" clearly evident, as is our habit of pursuing multifaceted reflections on individuality and collectivity in a wide range of contexts—including psychology, public and domestic space, the internet, and the environment.
In this issue: Olafur Eliasson essay by Elise Hunchuck while Carlos Kong notes how Neïl Beloufa "satirically underscores the precarious conditions [that] produce subjectivity"; the music duo Amnesia Scanner's visual essay in which their distinctive dystopian vision implodes before the whisperings of an animatronic oracle; Tomás Saraceno's studies on spiders and their behavior by Stefanie Hessler; plus, a touching memory of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge by Jane Ursula Harris ; Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist on the notion of "The Extreme Self"; and a reflection on the current global landscape by Marina Fokidis; finally, the second episode of The Curatorial Gaze, column by Pierre Bal-Blanc, and much more.
Flash Art is a contemporary art and culture magazine (and a publishing platform) founded in 1967. Within a decade, it became an indispensable point of reference for artists, critics, collectors, galleries, and institutions. In 2020, Flash Art became a quarterly publication, at the same time increasing its trim size and updating its graphic identity. The magazine offers a fresh perspective on the visual arts, covering a range of transdisciplinary approaches and fostering in-depth analyses of artist practices and new cultural directions. Today, Flash Art remains required reading for all who navigate the international art scene.
Flash Art is known for it covers featuring artists who subsequently become leading figures in the art world. The magazine includes photoshoots, productions, critical essays, monographic profiles, conversations with emerging and established artists, and a range of ongoing and thematic columns that change every few years. The long history of the magazine is also highlighted by pivotal texts from the archive that are included in the publication time to time. Finally, every issue offers a highly curated selection of the best institutional exhibitions on the global scene.
See also Flash Art Volumes.
published in August 2020
English edition
22,5 x 29 cm (softcover)
132 pages (color & b/w ill.)
in stock

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