How documentary filmmakers are experimenting with historical narratives to better understand the present
From credit scores to algorithmic policing, Jackie Wang’s Carceral Capitalism reveals technocracy as not merely analytical, but predictive
Each piece of protest art picturing Trump is a joke arisen from shallow trauma
Should Trump have won an Emmy?
Public debate around Confederate insignia has little to do with historical fact, and everything to do with collective memory
The removal of the Confederate monuments in Baltimore shows decisiveness after years of inaction – already they stand as sites of counter-memory
Dan Fox looks at the work of Mark Bradford, who represents the US at this year’s Venice Biennale
Exhibitions from, or about, the past that help make sense of the present
How should artists respond to the recent trend for trolling in the political arena?
Following Trump’s election, we must all prepare for a different world – one that needs art more than ever
Drowning sorrows and watching Warhol’s Drunk aka Drink
From Robert Walser's art criticism to 'microbial dark matter': what to read this weekend