Back when she was still called Phil, Garner worked as a combat artist in the Vietnam War, before returning home to design ironic products for an unreal future. Several decades and one transition later, she talked to Fiona Alison Duncan about living in willed alienation for Spike #57.
Can luxurious prose provoke a desire for expensive clothes, or is all luxury now “quiet”? In her November column, Joanna Walsh discusses Phoebe Philo’s debut, silent mythological girls, and Walter Benjamin’s take on TikTok.
With evasive manoeuvres on darkened stages, Ligia Lewis and her dancers resist the arrest of the Black body in motion. Ahead of a retrospective at HAU, Berlin, a lookback on her 2021 conversation with critic Tavia Nyong’o about the stakes of her fugitive dramaturgy.
Is artificial intelligence natural, perhaps even inevitable? Drew Zeiba tabulates how K Allado-McDowell, Hito Steyerl, and ricky sallay zoker use predictive tech to pry open or close off our ecological futures.