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CONTENTS July-August 2019 www.artmonthly.co.uk

Issue No 428 Taking art apart since 1976

COVER Ima-Abasi Okon Capture Mechanism Bypass for Surplus — aChoreographic-Logic-Complex Dub (anticipatory talk back) 2018

1 INTERVIEW Cracked Mirror Walead Beshty interviewed by John Parton

6 FEATURES Exhibition as Medium It is not only works but exhibitions that can be site-specific argues Marcus Verhagen

11 COMMENT EDITORIAL

12 NEWS ARTNOTES

18 PROFILE Ima-Abasi Okon Maria Walsh

20 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS Whitney Biennial Michael Wilson 21 Civic Duty Giulia Smith 23 Lis Rhodes: Dissident Lines Erika Balsom 24 Amalia Pica: While inside Amy Luo 25 Palimpsest Chris Clarke 27 Navine G Khan-Dossos: There Is No Alternative Alexander Massouras 28 Kembra Pfahler: Rebel Without a Cock Dominic Johnson 30 PERFORMANCE Simone Kenyon: Into the Mountain Agnieszka Gratza 31 FILM Art at the Frontier of Film Theory: Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen Vladimir Seput 32 65th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen Adam Pugh 33 BOOKS Jackie Wang: Carceral Capitalism Alexandra Hull 34 ONLINE Richard Grayson:

Possessions_inc. Jamie Sutcliffe

36 REPORT Archives, Queerness and Gentrification Conal McStravick 38 Fast Forward Festival Stephanie Bailey 40 Letter from Vietnam Jonathan P Watts 42 Letter from Copenhagen/ Malmö Dan Ward

45 ARTLAW Legacies Henry Lydiate

46 LISTINGS

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