Month: December 2013

  • On Performa 2013 Artforum Slant

    Performa 2013发生在这样一个年份: 自拍现象(selfie)成为被反复讨论的文化症候群,表演与观看在大众文化中达到高度自觉,自我审视与社会性表演无孔不入地互渗。这些表演最私密、也最遥远;极尽可能地泛滥,却精确地测绘着观看政治的形状与边界。

  • William Anastasi – ‘Sound Works, 1963-2013’ Artforum pick

    A recorder plays itself recording an otherwise silent environment (Microphone, 1963) while the murmur of industrial objects—a radiator, a deflated tire, a pneumatic drill—buzz conspicuously from attached speakers (Sound Objects, 1963–65). Foregrounding sound as readymade, these mechanomorphic-looking pieces conjure up Duchamp but their conceptual reckoning was very much at the contemporary edge—Joseph Kosuth’s One and Three […]