Why Are So Many Americans Single? : The New Yorker →
In a landmark study, “Bowling Alone” (2000), the Harvard political scientist Robert D. Putnam noted a puzzling three-decade decline in what he called “social capital”: the networks of support and reciprocity that bind people together and help things get done collectively. His work considered the waning of everything from P.T.A. enrollment to dinner parties and card games, but the core of his...
A critique is not a matter of saying that things are not right as they are. It...– Michel Foucault, “Practicing Criticism” (via golehyas) “Practicing criticism is a matter of making facile gestures difficult.” (via elanormcinerney)
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Much of so-called dematerialized art may have complicated the conventional...– Miwon Kwon, “Exchange Rate”, 2003
What strikes me is the fact that in our society, art has become something which...– Michel Foucault. (1991) . ‘On the genealogy of ethics: An overview of work in progress’. In Paul Rabinow, (ed.), The Foucault Reader. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin, p. 350.
Going Public – Telling it as it is? →
Going Public – Telling it as it is? is a three-day symposium aimed at exploring storytelling as a mode of production and reception of public art. It features a series of lecture performances and artist commissions spread throughout the city of Bilbao, and is accompanied by a closed network meeting in Vitoria-Gasteiz that draws together selected professionals in the field.
Melbourne's sickest suburbs revealed | Wyndham |... →
”When it comes to urban planning, we are building suburbs that in 20 years will be ghettos of ill health,” said Margaret Beavis, a Melbourne doctor who appeared before the inquiry.
The banality of evil transmutes into the banality of sentimentality. The world...– Teju Cole on Kony and the White Savior Industrial Complex · alexismadrigal · Storify