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  1. Plants as Other: Manuela Infante’s Estado Vegetal

    by Lucy Cotter     Estado Vegetal (Vegetative State) by Chilean theatre artist Manuela Infante explores how plant intelligence could change human perspectives. Drawing on plant neurobiology and plant philosophy, it proposes that the recognition of a valid “other” in plants is also the beginning of recognizing that vegetal other within us.   In one of […]

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  2. Let’s Spit on Blue Ghettos: “The Unexpected Subject: 1978 Art and Feminism in Italy”

    Marco Scotini and Isabella Zamboni in conversation   The title of the exhibition hosted at the FM Centre for Contemporary Art is borrowed from the pivotal feminist essay collection Sputiamo su Hegel (Let’s Spit on Hegel), written in 1970 by Italian art critic and activist Carla Lonzi and the Rivolta Femminile group. Only “those who […]

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  3. “Carousel”: Pablo Bronstein at OGR, Turin

    by Alice Bucknell   A janky plywood maze stapled together with brick-print wallpaper unfurls inside the cavernous hall of the OGR, Turin’s old train factory turned cultural mecca. Embedded within its increasingly complex geometry are a handful of video monitors and twice as many dancers, who periodically leap to life like stuttering floppy disks when […]

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  4. Kind of Blue: Ellen Gallagher

    by Vincent van Velsen    She might be the best-kept secret of the Netherlands. Having barely ever shown in the country that has been her home for about two decades, Ellen Gallagher has recently presented Liquid Intelligence, her first solo exhibition in the Low Countries, at WIELS, Brussels—about two hours south of Gallagher’s home in the Dutch […]

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