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Jörg Heiser

Jörg Heiser is director of the Institute for Art in Context at the University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany.

Should we be enjoying ourselves as the world goes to hell in a handcart?

BY Jörg Heiser | 23 SEP 19

For the artist, critic and teacher, who died last week at the age of 67, every ordinary thing held meaning in disguise

BY Jörg Heiser | 16 AUG 19

Online feuds, real lives and artistic licence

BY Jörg Heiser | 23 APR 19

A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes

BY Jörg Heiser | 15 MAR 19
Fan Letter

‘If criticality indicates a desire for change, then surely the critic is actually an optimist’

BY Jörg Heiser | 11 JAN 19

At the end of July, the footballer announced his resignation from the German national football team – why?

BY Jörg Heiser | 23 SEP 18

Exploring the lingering effects of war, censorship and colonialism on art collections – where do museums entangled in complex histories go from here?

BY Jörg Heiser | 20 SEP 18

Jörg Heiser on memes, memory and Errol Morris's Wormwood

BY Jörg Heiser | 31 MAY 18

Jörg Heiser on the Soviet sci-fi classic Planeta Pur, algorithmic bias and the limits of artificial intelligence

BY Jörg Heiser | 12 MAR 18

Ahead of the Oscars the director of the art world satire talks about making the real-life Square, the Swedish monarchy and male moral failure

BY Jörg Heiser | 02 MAR 18

Arthur Jafa’s intertwining of video collage and music has the power to open up minds and bodies

BY Jörg Heiser | 19 DEC 17

The winner of this year's Palme d'Or is a fictionalized portrait of contemporary culture's new villain: the curator 

BY Jörg Heiser | 28 SEP 17

On documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel

BY Jörg Heiser | 29 AUG 17

In his latest film, Adam Curtis holds artists and curators partly responsible for the current state of the world – and he’s not alone

BY Jörg Heiser | 01 JUN 17

How should artists respond to the recent trend for trolling in the political arena?

BY Jörg Heiser | 20 MAR 17

As tension mounts in the run-up to Trump's inauguration, Jörg Heiser considers how artists can galvanize political protest

BY Jörg Heiser | 10 JAN 17

Jens Fänge's mysterious environments

BY Jörg Heiser | 28 SEP 16

The 25th issue of this magazine, and changes at frieze

BY Jörg Heiser | 25 AUG 16

A quarter century of frieze;a quarter century of lessons

BY Jennifer Higgie | 19 AUG 16

Various venues, Zurich, Switzerland 

BY Jörg Heiser | 19 AUG 16