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Afterall magazine - issue 54 - Reading Room

 

Afterall / 54

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Issue 54 ‘Voicings’ explores modes of being, perception and expression that have been historically and often violently disabled by society. Focusing on art practices that centre the perspective of D/deaf and non-verbal communicators, it proposes reconfigurations of voice, language and sound. It asks readers to tune into a chorus of voicings, not necessarily audible, but perceivable as ‘atmospheres’, ‘vibrations’, ‘rhythms’.

 

Editors: Elisa Adami, Amanda Carneiro, Nav Haq, Mark Lewis, Adeena Mey, Chloe Ting, and Charles Stankievech.

 

Foreword

 

Artists: Imogen Stidworthy

 

Atmospheres Full of Information: A Conversation with Imogen Stidworthy – Nav Haq

Voicing: A Practice of Exodus – Eleni Ikoniadou

Contexts

 

We Burn Disbelief: Disability, Surveillance Infrastructures and Salvation Ecologies – Khairani Barokka

Artists: Christine Sun Kim

 

Access as Generative Site – Bárbara Rodríguez Muñoz

Artists: Tarek Atoui

 

‘Like Waves in my Body’: On Tarek Atoui’s Sonic Practice – Rayya Badran

Contexts

 

Politics Inc. – Vladimir Safatle

Artists: Arthur Bispo do Rosário

 

Arthur Bispo do Rosário, an Emblematic Art Brut/ Outsider Creator – Edward Gómez

Representing the World, Weathering its End: Arthur Bispo do Rosário’s Ecology of the Ship – Marlon Miguel

Contexts

 

Whatever the Future Will Be, It Is Made Now – Bart De Baere

Events, Works, Exhibitions

 

The Rise (and Fall?) of the Postcolonial Documenta – Sunil Shah

Artists: Silke Otto-Knapp

 

Silke Otto-Knapp (1970–2022) – Mark Lewis

 

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Afterall is a Research Centre of University of the Arts London, located at Central Saint Martins. Afterall focuses its research activities on the value of contemporary art and its relation to wider society. Its specialist research areas include 'Art Becoming Public', which addresses exhibitions, institutions and what happens when art becomes public and 'The Work of Art', which focuses on researching through the work of art, while interrogating the scope and parameters of this commitment. The research centre works with partners across three continents to deepen this enquiry and make it available through publications, digital access, conferences, screenings and talks.