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CONTENTS April 2018 www.artmonthly.co.uk

Issue No 415 Taking art apart since 1976

19 LETTERS Richard Hylton Virginia Whiles

20 NEWS ARTNOTES

24 PROFILE Bruce Eves David Gleeson

COVER Sonia Boyce Six Acts 2018 production still with Cheddar Gorgeous

1 INTERVIEW Sonia Boyce Interviewed by Isobel Harbison

8 FEATURES I, Genius. I, Robot. Is the robot in visions of the future what the genius was to the industrial age, asks Dave Beech 14 Art: A Suitable Case for Treatment? For Maria Walsh the therapeutic turn in critical theory is not a version of art therapy

18 COMMENT EDITORIAL

26 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS Jasmina Cibic: This Machine Builds Nations Tom Emery 27 Sophia Al-Maria: ilysm Taylor Le Melle 28 Marcus Coates: The Last of its Kind Paul Carey-Kent 29 Iman Issa: Material for 2018 David Trigg 30 Fourthland with Rosalind Fowler: Breadrock Cherry Smyth 31 Melanie Jackson: Deeper in the Pyramid Lauren Velvick 32 Cinthia Marcelle: The Family in Disorder – Truth or Dare Alexander Massouras 33 Concrete Matters · Santiago Mostyn Martin Herbert 35 Berlin Round-up: Walks News · Éclair · Schiefe Zähne

Melissa Canbaz 37 FILM Invisible Labour Dan Ward 38 BOOKS School: A Recent History of Self-Organised Art Education Lauren Houlton 39 Futures & Fiction · Fiction as Method Tim Dixon

40 REPORTS Letter from Mexico City Imogen Bakelmun 42 Letter from Tallinn Maria Walsh

44 VIEWPOINT An Alternative History of Art Eddie Chambers

45 ARTLAW Conservation Questions Henry Lydiate

46 LISTINGS

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