Tag Archives: Aristotle

Ahead of his talk today at the Wexner Center for the Arts, I have been reading James Voorhies’ book Beyond Objecthood: The Exhibition as a Critical Form since 1968. As part of his fourth chapter on ‘The Industrial Art Complex’, Voorhies discusses how cancellation of Manifesta 6 in 2006 in the Cypriot capital of Nicosia […]

There are five judges. They’re looking for your technical merit, stage presence, and by far the most important is airness – its the x-factor that transcends the act of imitation, and becomes an art form in and of itself – Airistotle To witness Airistotle’s transcendent acts of imitation, you can tune in to his defence […]

“Forty-two” is the response given by Deep Thought, the supercomputer programmed to calculate the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything in Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. This answer, while delivered after centuries of waiting and couched within some serious expectation management (‘You’re really not going to like it’), […]

Ecce occupy , number 89 of the 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts series published as part of 2012 dOCUMENTA(13), was created by the collaborative pair of Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri (Iran/Palestine/USA). The long title of the work runs as follows: Ecce occupy: Fragments from conversations between free persons and captive persons concerning the crisis […]