Covid-19

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Writers Gregg Bordowitz, Pamela Sneed, Sur Rodney (Sur) and Lynne Tillman discuss how the AIDS crisis changed art writing, and what lessons writers might carry over to the Covid-19 pandemic

'Crocodile Cradle', a collaborative project in the London gallery's window, collages together new and found texts by 51 artists, reflecting on how the pandemic has stratified society

BY Bryony White | 22 MAR 21

A country which was once the epicentre of COVID-19 has seen its art scene flourish thanks to the museumscommunity-driven response to the crisis

BY Barbara Casavecchia | 12 FEB 21

Jamila Prowse talks to three spaces - HOME, la Sala and Quench - about resisting cultural hegemony and the need for foundational support, access and equity in the arts

BY Jamila Prowse | 04 FEB 21

A collaborative effort between authors, musicians and visual artists, this year’s edition presents site-specific works that focus on quotidian experiences and hidden histories 

BY Wooyoung Lee | 19 NOV 20

Cultural workers in Germany bristle at new lockdown measures; plus, Poland’s response to a new abortion law

BY Sonja-Maria Borstner | 06 NOV 20

From the reconstructed City Palace to the Reichsflagge, the symbols and ideologies of colonialism are as alive as ever

A series of audio works, commissioned by The Common Guild, explores the social impact of COVID-19, with contributions from Sulaïman Majali and Ashanti Harris among others

BY Chris Sharratt | 14 SEP 20

Charles Aubin, Aruna D’Souza, Brendan Fernandes, Ligia Lewis and Paul Maheke take stock of the performance world in the wake of COVID-19 

04 SEP 20

‘FIVE’, an online exhibition curated by artist Nina Chanel Abney, assembles moving-image works around ‘anxiety, stillness, isolation, escapism and fear’ 

BY Anthony Hawley | 23 JUL 20

A pop-up DIY exhibition across 400 homes became an unexpectedly timely evocation of resilience and loss

BY Joseph R. Wolin | 14 JUL 20

An online presentation organized by Julie Ault and Martin Beck documents the artists’ friendship and creative exchanges 

BY Gracie Hadland | 07 JUL 20

For David Grubbs, an onrush of music has led to a rethinking of musical ‘speed’ itself

BY David Grubbs | 24 JUN 20

The weightlessness of the iconic film helps alleviate the oppressive pull of reality

BY Chloe Aridjis | 01 JUN 20

Describe a global crisis in 600 words? Too hard. But isn’t everything else irrelevant right now?

BY Elvia Wilk | 28 MAY 20

Curator Brook Andrew’s proposal that creativity is an important means of truth-telling is a bolt of much-needed optimism

BY Jennifer Higgie | 27 MAY 20

Every day in ‘lockdown’, we are asked to consider the effects of social distancing – as if segregation weren’t already a reality  

BY Kara Walker | 26 MAY 20

As COVID-19 intensified, video games about disease spread

BY Lewis Gordon | 13 MAY 20

From the sweet solitude of early sunrise to the existential dread of late-night listening, these works will tide you over 

BY ​Adam Benmakhlouf | 08 MAY 20