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ISSUE 119

JULY/AUGUST 2020

Issue 119
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Editor's Letter

Dreams of Progress

Also available in:  Chinese

Sometimes it is necessary to leave the crowds behind in order to discover the world again. 

The Point

Art as Multispecies Vibrancy

Art as Multispecies Vibrancy

In 2020, the Point examines how our cultural and sociopolitical systems are implicated in climate change, and what actions the arts industry can take. 

Essay

The Year of the Rat

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The Year of the Rat

On March 9, I published an open letter to Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), withdrawing my participation from the exhibition “A New Constellation: Chinese Diaspora Now.” 

Profile

A Second Life
Joven Cuanang

A Second Life

While surveying the Indigenous and contemporary Philippine art in the sunlit, al fresco galleries of Pinto Art Museum, I chanced upon a canvas by painter Winner Jumalon depicting a man with his shirt unbuttoned, exposing a scar across his chest. 

Feature

Memories of Zarina Hashmi

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Memories of Zarina Hashmi

In 2011, Zarina Hashmi was one of four artists selected to represent India at the 54th Venice Biennale, in the country’s first national pavilion. 

Hong Kong
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Osage Art Foundation

WYSIWYG
Jeffrey Shaw

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WYSIWYG

Imagine being 22 years old and attending an event in London in 1966 called the “Destruction in Art Symposium,” organized by artist Gustav Metzger with members of Fluxus and Viennese Actionism. 

Fine Print

The Ethics and Legality of Deaccessioning in Desperate Times

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Desperate times call for desperate measures. Covid-19 has wreaked havoc all over the world. 

Print Content
REPORTS
Amsterdam
First Reawakenings Across the Asia Pacific
More than Elbows Bumping
Sung Tieu on Mary Kelly
Auction Report: Feeding Frenzy
Art Fair Report: The New Normal
Undaunted by Distance
Beneath the Surface
PROFILES
Arthur De Villepin: Path of Self-Discovery
Angela Tiatia: The body is political; politics is embodied
FEATURES
Mai-Thu Perret: I Know the Meaning of Revolution
Up Close: Farid Rasulov, Andrew Luk, Byron Kim
Gregor Hildebrandt: A House Made of Songs
REVIEWS
Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: “Monster Theatres”
Hwayeon Nam: Mind Stream
Garden of Six Seasons
Robert Zhao Renhui: The Lines We Draw
The Body Politic and the Body
. . . of bread, wine, cars, security and peace
Trisha Baga: The eye, the eye and the ear
Rayyane Tabet: Alien Property
Shannon Te Ao: Ka mua, ka muri
WHERE I WORK
Lo Lai Lai Natalie: Cultivating thoughts and vegetables
FINE PRINT
The Ethics and Legality of Deaccessioning in Desperate Times
THE SKETCH
Lam Tung Pang: What am I looking at?

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