A Third Path For the Novel
by Dean Kissick
The 2010s was a decade of autofiction and writers drawn in by, or disgusted with, art. A brief history of recent literature, from Karl Ove Knausgaard and Maggie Nelson to Ben Lerner and Ottessa Moshfegh.
Once upon a time, the silver screen held projections of our deepest desires. But now, even our handsomest sex symbols have lost their deadly edge, drained of their power by pocket-sized screens and eroticism on demand.
Rafaël Rozendaal has been making digital art for two decades, and he’s unfazed by the rise of Web3. In this conversation with Spike, he explores how websites are like poetry, dishes some lessons in exhibiting digital work, and argues in favour of keeping the punk spirit alive in NFTs.
Getting his due in Germany at long last, painter Frank Bowling was recently awarded the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize. In his honour, we’re sharing Barry Schwabsky's words on Bowling from the latest print issue of Spike.