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CONTENTS June 2019

Issue No 427 Taking art apart since 1976

COVER Larry Achiampong Relic 1 2017 video

1 INTERVIEW Winning Ground Oscar Murillo interviewed by Cherry Smyth

6 FEATURES Activism as Art Activism is not an add-on says Tom Snow 11 Virtual and Other Bodies We need a new language of embodiment for 3D technologies argues Mark Wilsher


16 NEWS ARTNOTES OBITUARIES Lutz Bacher • Bill Culbert

22 PROFILE Larry Achiampong Tom Emery

24 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS Southern Constellations: The Poetics of the Non-Aligned Maja and Reuben Fowkes 25 58th Venice Biennale Chris Clarke 27 The Unexpected Subject: 1978 Art and Feminism in Italy Anna Maria Maiolino: Love Becomes Revolutionary Elisa Adami 28 Rumblestrip David Trigg 29 Derek Boshier: It’s Only When the Tide Goes Out … S Mark Gubb: The Last Judgement Alexander Massouras 30 Cory Arcangel: BACK OFF Matthew Bowman 31 Athena Papadopoulos: A Tittle-Tattle Tell-A-Tale Heart Bob Dickinson 32 Berlin Round-up Martin Herbert 33 New York Round-up Tim Steer

34 San Francisco Round-up Glen Helfand 36 ARTISTS’ BOOKS Alexander Kluge and Ben Lerner: Snows of Venice Adam Heardman 37 BOOKS Marc James Léger: Vanguardia – Socially Engaged Art and Theory Dave Beech 38 FILM Nightcleaners Melissa Gronlund 40 REPORTS Letter from Dakar Morgan Quaintance 42 Letter from Zurich Aoife Rosenmeyer 44 Extinction Rebellion Rob La Frenais

45 ARTLAW Ownership Henry Lydiate


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