Low-Resolutions Alternative self-improvements for 2019

To welcome in the new year, Justine Gensse and Anouk Hoogendoorn offer an alternative to the self-improvement narratives of New Year’s resolutions. Collected from students of ‘Gender, Bodies and the Posthuman’ at the University of Amsterdam, these ‘Low-resolutions’ form part of the exhibition W_show, which features work in progress from the University’s Master of Artistic Research.

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Call for Papers: 1.2 ‘Off the Grid’ Contribute to the second issue of our research journal

NOTE – the deadline for ‘Off the Grid’-themed abstracts has now passed, but we are still accepting submissions of full papers (4,000-6,000 words) on any other topic. Please email submissions@soapboxjournal.com Grids govern our landscapes and cityscapes, our paintings and grocery lists, our maps and our borders, both walled and imaginary. They get us our energy…

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Amsterdam, the Magic Center The (Lost) Art of Counterculture in the Stedelijk Museum

Calvin Duggan reflects on the irony of celebrating the ‘take-it-to-the-streets’ protests of the 60s and 70s in the neat packaging of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum. He asks what we can learn from the re-materialisation of these artworks and the struggles they were a part of in such a space, and how they might help us to reflect on the ongoing struggles of the present day.

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