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The removal of the Confederate monuments in Baltimore shows decisiveness after years of inaction – already they stand as sites of counter-memory

From a tribute to Straub/Huillet to Valerie Massadian’s portrait of teenage motherhood, the turn to real situations and people for fiction films

Japan’s growing number of art festivals tread a precarious path between state-sponsored leisure-culture and soft-power machinery

SoundCloud has been invaluable to the new music community for both documentation and discovery – now the audio-sharing platform is in peril

At a time of instantaneous information and fetishized immersivity, artists are evoking scent as an alchemical, bodily response

20 years after Hong Kong’s handover to China, a new generation of artists dive into the city-state’s unknown futures and landscapes of possibility

‘Klassensprachen’ engaged artists, writers and publishers in soul-searching around the interlinking of class, language and political change

From being citizens to lovers, the most important things in life can’t be professionalized.

The City of London’s annual sculpture park reveals the complex interplay between global corporations, urban space and ‘the public’

The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art inaugurates its biennial artists’ award with a show marked by the idea of transference

Romare Bearden, Pittsburgh Memory, 1964, mixed media collage and graphite on board, 22 x 30 cm. Courtesy: © Romare Bearden Foundation / DACS, London / VAGA, New York 2017

Successfully layering a broader socio-historical narrative onto a period of radical non-conformity, this is an important show now

Trump’s trashing of the Paris Climate Accord makes it clear: we can't be satisfied with art about the political, art must change it

Video

Artists' Film - 18 Aug 2017

An exclusive preview of Hannah Perry's short film for Channel 4: Random Acts, broadcast Monday 21 August at midnight

Design Matters - 20 Jul 2017

In the second of a new six-part film series, Design Matters, Barber & Osgerby talk about how function informs their designs

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