No. 41 / Autumn 2014

Artist's Favourites

By Matias Faldbakken: Lars Hertervig, Agnes Martin, Tore Kvæven, Anonymous, Hans Holbein the Younger

Curator's Key

Philippe Pirotte on »Crystal Chain Letter Complex (Dark Episode)« by Corey McCorkle


The Arab Image Foundation in Beirut collects private and semiprofessional photographs from the region. Sarah Rogers on the role of the archive in the context of the Lebanese civil war

Picture Spread

The Question of Existence
With Anne Collier, Šejla Kamerić, Christian Mayer, Torbjørn Rødland, Sue Williams

Portrait Laura Owens

The drop shadow offers an unlikely means for the Californian painter to rediscover the resources of the body. By Joanna Fiduccia

Portrait Meg Stuart

Adam Linder meets the Berlin-based choreographer and talks to her about resistance, and the importance of the image in dance


Romain Gavras is one of the most controversial directors of our time. Jon Leon on his music videos for Justice and M.I.A., commercials for Dior and Samsung, and his first feature film


The Austrian fashion designer Roshi Porkar presented her debut collection at Berlin Fashion Week. By Diana Weis


Chris Kraus on the upsurge of interest in the literary outsider and punk icon Kathy Acker

21st Century Theory

The media theorist Jussi Parikka sees media archaeology as an alternative to current accelerationist thinking

Exhibition Histories

Daniel Baumann thinks back on David Hammons’s exhibition »Blues and the Abstract Truth« at the Kunsthalle Bern, 1997


Performance art gets more Berghain.
By Timo Feldhaus

Vienna Art Scene

Twelve figures from Vienna’s art world compose a portrait of the city: Peter Pakesch, Stefanie Sargnagel, Martin Vesely, Andreas Spiegl, Gabriele Schor, Hubert Klocker, Andreas Huber, Heimo Zobernig, Bettina Leidl, Josip Novosel, Robert Fleck and Barbara Holub

Artist's Intervention

By Adriana Lara


By Laura McLean-Ferris, Yvonne Quirmbach, Ché Zara Blomfield, Giovanni Majer, Alexander Scrimgeour


Isa Genzken, Vienna; Josef Dabernig, Vienna; Sunah Choi, Vienna; K8 Hardy, Graz; »Punctum. Reflections on Photography«, Salzburg; »Pictures, Before and After – An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp«, Berlin; Kiki Kogelnik, Berlin; »nature after nature«, Kassel; Jean-Jacques Lebel, Karlsruhe; Thomas Jeppe, Hamburg; »Le Mouvement II«, Biel/Bienne; Camille Henrot, Copenhagen; Yvonne Rainer, London; Douglas Coupland, Vancouver; »Here and Elsewhere«, New York; Korakrit Arunanondchai, Los Angeles

The Pfaff Brothers

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