Sho o suteyo machi e deyou

End sequence from Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (書を捨てよ町へ出よう Sho o Suteyo Machi e Deyō) is a 1971 Japanese feature-length experimental drama film directed by Shūji Terayama. A metaphor for Japan’s descent into materialism, it follows a young man’s disillusionment with the world around him and his determination to achieve something in…

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The Biennial Effect: Hans Haacke, Do Ho Suh, Sheela Gowda, Camille Henrot and Roman Ondák in conversation

Dovetailing with my own research this talk and panel discussion at Tate Modern saw five significant international artists talk about the relevance and personal importance of biennials for their work, sharing a connection as past or future participants of the Gwangju Biennale. Hans Haacke, Do Ho Suh, Sheela Gowda, Camille Henrot and Roman Ondák discuss…

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