Egyptian surrealism: a case-study in global modernity
From Werner Herzog to Arthur Jafa: contemporary life, or how to make meaning from fragments
In praise of oral history
Art and the culture of apology
Negar Azimi on Jane Bowles and bell hooks on Beyoncé: what to read this weekend
In the first of a new series of columns, Negar Azimi reflects on trash aesthetics
Negar Azimi is senior editor of Bidoun.
Ethics and relativism in an international art world
Art’s conflicted relationship with the Arab Spring
Art has a long history of engagement with politics. Does recent so-called socially engaged or political art really effect change?
Can art be effective activism and vice versa?