Adam Pugh

Category: 2016

Liam Gillick, ‘Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820′ Art Monthly #400, October 2016

Why are we seemingly locked in contemporary art’s cold embrace, an infinite present which elides future and past? How can we transcend ‘contemporary art’? To understand the former and prepare for the latter, artist Liam Gillick turns to lesser-known histories for lessons in Industry and Intelligence, a new genealogy which thinks backwards to revolutions in [...]

Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2016: El Pueblo Art Monthly #397, June 2016

With more in common with a visual arts biennial than the standard film festival model, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen is unusual for the intellectual space it sets aside for a substantial thematic programme—and, notably, for its continued commitment to doing so. ‘El Pueblo’, this year’s theme curated by Buenos Aires-based Federico Windhausen, promised a socio-historical take on the political [...]