The Punk Reader

Layla Fassa (Alum Berlin '19) writes for Hyperallergic on the release of The Punk Reader (Intellect Books), a contemporary look at punk – from the global to the local. Layla explains, ' understand what it is to be punk in the 21st century, a group of scholars who identify as punks, have gathered their research into an insightful book.' (image courtesy Intellect Books)   'If you ask kids these days what “punk music” is you’ll be casting a wide net. You’re just as likely to hear about…

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Even If It’s At Night

Vincent Ceraudo (Alum NYC '19) opens 'Même si c'est la nuit | Even if it's at night' as part of Art Rotterdam, represented by Amsterdam's van Zijll Langhout Contemporary Art.   From there we came outside and we saw the stars, Video 4K and CGI, 12 min 13, 2019   The work of Vincent Ceraudo ranges from videos installations to films, incorporating photographs, writings, installations and performances. At the very heart of his practice occurs the fascination of man for transcendence, his…

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The Observer Effect: On Contemporary Painting

This fall, e-flux celebrated Barry Schwabsky's (SFSIA co-director) new book is The Observer Effect: On Contemporary Painting (Sternberg Press), a wide-ranging collection of essays emphasizing the coextensive work of artist and viewer in constructing meaning. Additionally, Carol Szymanski presented Acquiescence, a rumination in images and text on the interplay of power and gender in corporate life, which is the source for her current exhibition "He Said I Thought" at signs and symbols gallery,…

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