News & Views

  • A Point of View: Are tyrants good for art?

    16 August 2012

    Culture thrives on conflict and antagonism, not social harmony – a point made rather memorably by a certain Harry Lime,…

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  • 1 August 2012

    In Ramallah, Running¬†represents Guy Mannes-Abbott’s uniquely personal encounter with Palestine, interweaving short, poetic texts with exploratory essays. International artists and…

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  • Persecuted! – Artists in Danger

    31 May 2012

    Over the past seven weeks, German television channel Das Erste has been screening a series of incisive reports on the…

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  • Conflict/Post-Conflict: A Role for Culture

    31 May 2012

    Declan McGonagle is the Director of the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. In June last year Declan…

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  • The Grey Line

    25 May 2012

    What happens when a solider is caught in a moral dilemma? Elhum Shakerifar introduces the work of Jo Metson Scott,…

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  • The Least of All Possible Evils

    16 May 2012

    Direct post from Verso website: New book by¬†Eyal Weizman The Least of All Possible Evils: Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to…

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