Asad Raza, Diversion , 2022. Installation view, Portikus, 2022, Frankfurt am Main. Photo: Diana Pfammatter

Asad Raza, Diversion, 2022. Installation view, Portikus, 2022, Frankfurt am Main. Photo: Diana Pfammatter

Curators Liberty Adrien and Carina Bukuts are transforming the Portikus into a haven for experimental thinking.

 Instituto de Artivismo Hannah Arendt, List of censored Artists , 2022. Installation view, documenta Halle, 2022, Kassel. Photo: Nicolas Wefers

Instituto de Artivismo Hannah Arendt, List of censored Artists, 2022. Installation view, documenta Halle, 2022, Kassel. Photo: Nicolas Wefers

Attending documenta 15, Geoffrey Mak witnessed the dismantling of the controversial antisemitic piece and discovered solidarity.

In the June edition of Spike x Liste Expedition Monthly Picks, the Berlin-based writer Olamiju Fajemisin pinches and zooms in on selected works by Srijon Chowdhury and discovers ambiguous feelings. 

 Thùy-Hân Nguyễn-Chí,  This undreamt of sail is watered by the white wind of the abyss , 2022, video installation, mixed media. Installation view, 12th Berlin Biennale, Hamburger Bahnhof, 2022, Berlin. Photo: Laura Fiorio

Thùy-Hân Nguyễn-Chí, This undreamt of sail is watered by the white wind of the abyss, 2022, video installation, mixed media. Installation view, “12th Berlin Biennale,” Hamburger Bahnhof, 2022, Berlin. Photo: Laura Fiorio

How do you generate empathy and the urgency of a struggle? The 12th Berlin Biennale doesn’t have the right answers.

 Precious Okoyomon, To See The Earth Before the End of the World , 2022, installation view, 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2022

Precious Okoyomon, To See The Earth Before the End of the World, 2022, installation view, 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2022

Curator Nicolas Bourriaud argues that the current Venice Biennale is not as post-human as you might think.

The Summer 2022 issue is available now!

 Portrait of Nikita Kadan. Photo: Klaus Pichler, © mumok

Portrait of Nikita Kadan. Photo: Klaus Pichler, © mumok

The Ukrainian artist Nikita Kadan moved into a bunker at the war's beginning. There, he spoke to Hans Ulrich Obrist and Sebastian Clark about how the past remains in the subjunctive and why we need a new anti-fascism.

 Photo: Jeff Busby

Photo: Jeff Busby

How will our lives be when AI rules the world? Back to Back Theatre’s new play at the Wiener Festwochen provides a theory.

 Cinema de la Plage, one of the only festival areas open to the public. All photos: Nolan Kelly.

Cinema de la Plage, one of the only festival areas open to the public. All photos: Nolan Kelly.

The glamor of the Cannes Film Festival feels impenetrable to most mortals. But what if it’s not? What if you just had to learn how to fake your way in? By Nolan Kelly

 Performance of Cecilia Bengolea,  La Danse des É l éments , 2022, Esch-Belval. Photo: Elke Walkenhorst © Mudam Luxembourg 

Performance of Cecilia Bengolea, La Danse des Éléments, 2022, Esch-Belval. Photo: Eike Walkenhorst © Mudam Luxembourg 

In Cecilia Bengolea’s work, dancers blend ballet and street culture at a blast furnace. The result is as hot as liquid steel.

 Rendering of Zaha Hadid Architects' Liberland

Rendering of Zaha Hadid Architects' Liberland

A new digital city designed by Zaha Hadid Architects promises to realize “the old dream of cyberspace” – but whose? What remains genuinely public sphere when the rhetoric of open access only serves gentrifying the metaverse?