Beyond the ‘forcefield of righteousness’ that occludes some political work, ‘Artes Mundi 8’ manages a complicated and rewarding show
The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism is on a mission to support artists who engage with investigative reporting
Hank Willis Thomas’s For Freedoms platform hopes to foster civic engagement with the ‘largest creative collaboration in US history’
Artist Trevor Paglen’s plan to launch a sculpture into orbit has drawn criticism from certain astronomers, but are they missing the point?
The central thrust of the exhibition positions Sicily as the fulcrum of geopolitical conflicts over migration, trade, security and surveillance
What is the future of our photos in an age when images – and the machine-readable data they contain – no longer belong to us?
In further news: arts institutions cut ties with architect Richard Meier after harassment claims; Shenzhen Biennale removes curator Gary Xu Gang
Miranda July curates interfaith charity shop; Trevor Paglen wants to launch world’s first space sculpture; Rashid Rana quits Lahore Biennale
Two recent conferences at MIT and the New Museum reveal the benefits, and pratfalls, of art and science collaborations
From Beethoven's lesbianism to the precarious foundations of political philosophy: what to read this weekend