features 21.10.12 Alexander Mayhew
He accompanied Tino Sehgal to Japan by train, right across Russia. For six weeks, he travelled with the artist who does not want to fly. Jan Mot, a reluctant Brussels gallery owner, sees a gallery as a way to make his life interesting. He recently opened a second gallery in Mexico City.
features 19.09.12 Domeniek Ruyters
‘Publishing will support emerging practices more than any art space will do’, Yannick Bouillis, director of the art publishing fair Offprint, strongly believes. Metropolis M speaks with Bouillis in the context of the first Dutch edition of Offprint, which opens on Thursday at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam during Unseen Photo Fair.
features 14.09.12 Tim Ivison & Tom Vandeputte
Today an increasing number of artists are setting up self-organized, experimental schools under names like the School of Echoes and the Bruce High Quality Foundation University. While mainstream educational institutions are burdened by an excess of bureaucracy and the increasing influence of the market, these initiatives are emerging as strategic alternatives, critical of neoliberal interests.
features 01.09.12 Daniël van der Poel
Internationally, their theory is finding ample response, from the columns of the British art magazine frieze, for example, but not much has been written about them in the Netherlands. Who are the cultural philosophers Robin van den Akker and Timotheus Vermeulen and how relevant is their theory on Metamodernism?
features 10.08.12 Dominic van den Boogerd
With major exhibitions in Madrid and Eindhoven, the highly self-reflective oeuvre of René Daniëls is once again attracting attention. The Eindhoven exhibition offers an opportunity for a review of Daniëls’ late work, which he produced early in his life, due to afterward suffered a stroke. (The full text is published in Metropolis M no. 2 - 2012)