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Remi Weekes transposes the classic haunted house genre to a mouldering council flat inhabited by South Sudanese refugees

BY John Menick | 26 NOV 20

Charges of ‘attempted theft of a cultural asset’ against Congolese activist Mwazulu Diyabanza reveal the abyss of Europe’s self-referential legality

BY Eric Otieno | 25 NOV 20

How Genshin Impact’s use of gambling and intimacy embody artist Lawrence Lek’s concept of ‘sinofuturism’

BY Lewis Gordon | 20 NOV 20

The author’s latest novel, ‘The Silence’, is full of questions with obvious answers

BY Jackson Arn | 06 NOV 20

The prolific Beat poet, who died aged 86 on 25 October, left behind a powerful and ever-urgent call to action in her Revolutionary Letters

BY Iris Cushing | 02 NOV 20

Since the beginning of the 20th century, aerial technologies have lent the sky – and the birds that fly through it – with a threatening presence

BY Heba Y. Amin | 30 OCT 20

The new Netflix documentary is a distraction from the drive to regulate tech companies, including Netflix itself

BY John Menick | 29 OCT 20

The filmmaker’s latest documentary, Swimming Out till the Sea Turns Blue, is an object study of the generations affected by industrialization

BY Anthony Hawley | 26 OCT 20

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

BY Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung | 20 OCT 20

The author's new novel is a smart, sharply observed critique of literary tropes and the art world

BY Philippa Snow | 16 OCT 20

In London, shows by Bruce Nauman, Klara Lidén and Helen Cammock reflect on the pleasures and politics of idleness

BY Philomena Epps | 08 OCT 20

Frog Pond Splash, published 20 November by Siglio Press, presents four decades of the artist’s mail-art exchanges with poet William S. Wilson

BY Tausif Noor | 08 OCT 20

The late US Supreme Court Justice was deeply moved by the sense of balance and musicality in the works by Josef Albers that hung in her chambers

BY Nicholas Fox Weber | 01 OCT 20

Does the crowdfunding platform live up to its promise to ‘change the way art is valued?’

BY Kyle Chayka | 15 SEP 20

Emerging alternative spaces led by artists of colour leave a stagnant gallery system behind 

BY Ana Tuazon | 15 SEP 20

The gothic tales of notorious racist H.P. Lovecraft provide source material for HBO’s new show about ‘the hauntedness of Black life’

BY Ian Bourland | 11 SEP 20

The first blockbuster to return to theatres demonstrates Hollywood’s eagerness to ‘exploit bodily presence for profit’ during the pandemic

 

BY John Menick | 03 SEP 20

How Spotify and YouTube gave rise to an indie pop ‘internet muzak’

BY Eli Zeger | 28 AUG 20

Revisiting the author’s prescient 'manifesto for a fair fight' - first published as an essay in 2014 - now out as a full-length book

BY Haley Mlotek | 25 AUG 20