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you're subverting things
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the music video as an agent of empowerment in the works of bárbara wagner and benjamin de burca
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The Brazil-based artist duo Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca produce films blurring the lines between fiction and documentary. Collaborating with their performers, often figures on the margins, the duo create works that raise notions of visibility, self-representation and subversion of dominant cultural forms. Marcella Faustini spoke to the artists and wrote about their work.
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Once Upon a Time
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The Timeless Worlds of Pavel Pepperstein
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Roger Boyce interviews Pavel Pepperstein for White Fungus. The enigmatic Russian painter of hallucinatory landscapes is also known as a writer, critic, art theorist, fashion designer, and rapper.
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The Divisive Moment
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After 70 years, Henri Cartier-Bresson almost goes back to China
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Henri Cartier-Bresson's photographs of the last days of the Chinese Civil War were exhibited at Taipei Fine Arts Museum in late 2020. The exhibition was scheduled to be held in Beijing in 2021, but was cancelled due to COVID-19. David Frazier writes about the exhibition and its complicated surrounding context.
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Down, down, under and below? 
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Questions and Appearances with Curran Hatleberg
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Joseph del Pesco presents photographer Curran Hatleberg with a series of questions to which the artist responds with images.
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Translating the Personal
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The Music, Noise and Voice of Charmaine Lee
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Kurt Gottschalk speaks to Charmaine Lee about her ever-expanding musical practice.
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A Kind of Circuity
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An Interview with Slavs and Tatars
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Nicola Trezzi interviewed Slavs and Tatars about topics ranging from pickles to the collective's embrace of antithetical thought.
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Spin into Being
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The Art of Melati Suryodarmo
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Kyra Kordoski speaks to performance artist Melati Suryodarmo and dives into her deep corpus of durational works.
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Ghosts, Radio Waves, Spiritualism and Contextualism in the Art of Aki Onda
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Kurt Gottschalk talks to Aki Onda about channelling the spirit of Nam June Paik.
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Listening to Tagaloa
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Channelling the Oceanic God’s Voice in the Work of Paula Schaafhausen
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Leafa Wilson writes about Paula Schaafhausen's installation series Ebbing Tagaloa, featuring Tagaloa (Polynesian God of the Ocean) figures molded from coconut oil and sand.
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Double Knowledge
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In Conversation with Carolee Schneemann
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In one of her last major interviews, Carolee Schneemann spoke to White Fungus editor Ron Hanson and looked back on her life, stretching back to her early childhood drawings and adolescent adventures in Mexico.
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Neither One Nor the Other / Ni l'un, ni l'autre…
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Kyra Kordoski writes about Jessie Ray Short and Dominic Lafontaine’s installation at Open Space in Victoria, Canada.
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The Residents and the Grand Theory of Obfuscation
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Kurt Gottschalk writes about legendary San Francisco experimental music group The Residents.
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Dolly Parton
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America's Last Sweetheart
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Kurt Gottschalk writes about his life-long fascination with Dolly Parton. With illustrations by Emma Gineering.
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Human to Human
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An Interview with Jeff Mills
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Tobias Fischer speaks to techno pioneer Jeff Mills.
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Sound Creature, Coming Alive
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Interview with Alessandro Bosetti
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Andrew Tan-Delli Cicchi interviews Italian composer and sound artist Alessandro Bosetti.