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Archive for December, 2009

Hydra

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Hydra, the Chicken and the Egg By Hinrich Sachs Translation from German original: Judith Rosenthal A couple of letters typed on the keyboard and a few clicks of the mouse suffice to locate the ‘artists’ firm’ Goldin+Senneby in Stockholm, Sweden. Their work, however, has little in common with the documentary narratives or social and communal […]

True Lies, Tired Hedonists

Friday, December 18th, 2009

By: Ginny Kollak Don’t coop yourself up all day in the library. It is a perfectly lovely afternoon. The air is exquisite. There is a mist upon the woods, like the purple bloom upon a plum. Let us go and lie on the grass and smoke cigarettes and enjoy Nature. The first lines of Oscar […]

Headless

Friday, December 18th, 2009

“In the forthcoming novel Looking for Headless, the fictional author K.D. tells the story of two artists – Simon Goldin and Jakob Senneby – who initiate a collaboration with author John Barlow: Goldin and Senneby investigate an offshore company on the Bahamas called Headless Ltd., and Barlow writes a docu-fictional murder-mystery, also called “Headless”, based […]

Shifting Ground

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Actor Tom McKay meets former agricultural commissioner Franz Fischler in Absam, Austria Shifting Ground: An artist’s unrequested inquiry into European agri-cultural policies Constituting almost half of EU’s budget, agricultural subsidies have long been (in)famous for their production of excess; mountains of butter and lakes of wine. Today the grounds are shifting. A new agricultural paradigm […]