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Visualize: The Inevitable Flow

The Paris fashion shows were the climax of a trend centered on subverting the opposition of high and low, bourgeoisie and working class, aristocracy and subculture.

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New Order: The Spooky Bunch

As the global order mutates and the East rises to a position of power, a new series explores the cultural effects of this shift, proposing a story-telling from a different time zone.

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Futura 89+: Bruno Zhu

This series features interviews with artists, writers and practitioners who were born in or after 1989.

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What’s Next: Tiffany Zabludowicz

Looking forward to the summer season with collector and curator TIFFANY ZABLUDOWICZ, who recently opened an artist residency at Times Square.

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Pioneers: Heimo Zobernig

We recently showed your Untitled (in Red) (2011) in Cologne: a work composed of numerous red neon tubes. And now schwarzescafé [“black café”], an architectural reaction to…

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Pro/Creative: Strippers Lessons

Pleasure, power, instinct, and desire—the Pro/creative series considers visual culture via the bodies that make it. In this issue, Fiona Duncan gives us “strippers’ lessons.”

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Panorama: Cuba

As the cultural calendar increasingly becomes a feast of opportunities to fly off the beaten track, the Panorama series travels the world through the eyes of writers…

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Producers: DIS

To coincide with the opening of the 9th Berlin Biennale, we bring you an extensive interview with the curatorial team, disruptive NY-based art collective DIS.

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Futura 89+: Darja Bajagić

In a recent tweet you said, “There are people who believe that things that shouldn’t be there mustn’t be shown.” Do you believe that pornography shouldn’t be there? And if it is there…

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Futura 89+: Philipp Timischl

Let’s talk about the project you’re working on as part of your 89plus residency at the Google Cultural Institute in Paris. The project will be presented at your first institutional solo exhibition…

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Asia Edition

Futura 89+: Luca Lum & Marcus Yee

You recently collaborated on TheatreWorks (Re)search (2015), a work presented as part of “Filter Bubble,” our 89plus exhibition at LUMA Westbau, Zürich. Was this the first time you directly…

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Futura 89+: Ho Rui An

You are both an artist and a writer, with your practice operating across many different platforms, including texts, moving images, still images and lecture-performances. How did you come to art?…

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Futura 89+: Andrew Durbin

We first worked together early this year, when you read at the opening of the inaugural 89plus exhibition “Poetry will be made by all!”, co-curated with Kenneth Goldsmith and hosted…

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Futura 89+: Matt Copson

Your work is primarily based around the adventures of Reynard the Fox, a series of medieval European folkloric fables. What is it about Reynard the Fox that initially piqued your interest…

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Pioneers: Nobuo Sekine

Can you explain the beginnings of your career? I am especially curious about your primary sources of inspiration, as well as your interest in topology…

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Pioneers: Sylvie Fleury

You recently opened an exhibition at the Bass Museum as part of Art Basel Miami. The main work is a newly produced neon sign on the museum’s facade…

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Futura 89+: Bogosi Sekhukhuni

Does your work rely on any analog processes, or does it (or could it) exist completely in digital form? Could I fully understand your work by seeing it online, or is it important…

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Asia Edition

Ecosystem: Adrian Cheng

With Asian cultural scenes dominated by private forces and investment, the ecosystem series brings together individuals and institutions to discuss how collecting can help promote…

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Asia Edition

Renaissance Man: Free Photography

When I asked Banksy, through an intermediary, to participate in the Art in the Streets exhibition at MOCA in 2011, he wrote that he would consider being part of the show…

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Panorama: Manila

Anarchists in a museum. Celebrities mingling with artists. The “young and emerging” artist you just met at the opening of her massive solo exhibition is rushing to pack up her costume…

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Kenny Scharf

New York in the 1980s may be the last time the vanguard art community converged in one place. Ambitious artists, musicians, writers and others who dreamed of connecting with a…

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Producers: Nik Kosmas

You started collaborating with Daniel Keller as AIDS-3D in 2005 and ended it in 2013 at a pretty high point in the practice. You were 27 years old, had gallery representation and were…

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Renaissance Man: Free Photography

When I asked Banksy, through an intermediary, to participate in the Art in the Streets exhibition at MOCA in 2011, he wrote that he would consider being part of the show on two…

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Producers: Aric Chen

The former journalist, currently curator of architecture and design at M+ in Hong Kong, interprets both curating and writing as ways of communicating research to a wide audience.

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Ecosystem: Adrian Cheng

You have been collecting contemporary art for quite some time. How do you differentiate between artworks for your personal collection and those acquired for K11 Foundation, of which…

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Asia Edition

Futura 89+: Zou Zhao

Earlier this year 89plus presented your work as part of a Filter Bubble-themed Prospectif Cinéma event at Centre Pompidou. You suggested that platforms like YouTube and Instagram…

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Producers: Aric Chen

The former journalist, currently curator of architecture and design at M+ in Hong Kong, interprets both curating and writing as ways of communicating research to a wide audience.

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Center Stage: Trevor Paglen

An overarching question for the upcoming Gwangju Biennial, which I’m curating and you’re invited to participate in, is, “What does art do?” This is a notoriously difficult question, but one which…

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Pro/Creative: Selfie-Conscious

For three defining weeks in late 2015, I sublet some space in an apartment with three rooms, four beds, and five residents—four of them women, plus one self-identified “worm.” The apartment was…

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Michael Xufu Huang

In this new series, we invite artists, creators and practitioners to share with us what they’re looking forward to in the coming season. For this issue, we learn WHAT’S NEXT…

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Panorama: Manila

Anarchists in a museum. Celebrities mingling with artists. The “young and emerging” artist you just met at the opening of her massive solo exhibition is rushing to pack up her costume…

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