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CONTENTS December-January 2018-19

Issue No 422 Taking art apart since 1976

COVER W0B performing Nalemag 2 for ‘Great Noises that Fill the Air’

1 INTERVIEW Break-in Dara Birnbaum interviewed by Maria Walsh

6 FEATURES Dematerialised and Dark Francis Frascina examines archival activism in the digital age 11 Deep Time Rob La Frenais on art that might outlive the human race



22 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995 Lizzie Homersham 23 Antarctica: An Exhibition on Alienation Rose-Anne Gush 25 Low Form: Imaginaries and Visions in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Agnieszka Gratza 26 John Akomfrah: Mimesis – African Soldier Tom Snow 27 Henrik Olesen: Hey Panopticon! Hey Asymmetry! Mark Prince 28 mounir fatmi: This is My Body Aoife Rosenmeyer 29 Still I Rise Ellen Mara De Wachter 31 Bow Gamelan Ensemble: Great Noises that fill the Air Morgan Quaintance 32 Judson Dance Theatre: The Work is Never Done Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe 34 Chris Paul Daniels: Northern Lights Tom Emery

35 Nashashibi/Skaer: Thinking through other artists Martin Holman 36 Chila Kumari Singh Burman: Tales of Valiant Queens Virginia Whiles 37 Flo Brooks: Scrubbers Larne Abse Gogarty 39 BOOKS k-punk: The Collected Writings of Mark Fisher (2004-2016) Jack Smurthwaite 40 Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia: Thresholds of Empathy with Art Maria Walsh

41 REPORT Letter from North Rhine-Westphalia Marcus Verhagen 43 Letter from Dubai Stephanie Bailey

45 ARTLAW Living Legacies Henry Lydiate


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