On Shia LaBeouf’s Metamodern Performance Art

Abigail Ann Schwarz experiences Shia LaBeouf’s #IAMSORRY performance exhibit in Los Angeles and the surrounding media coverage.


Meet the two artists behind Shia LaBeouf’s #IAMSORRY

Notes on Metamodernism co-editor Luke Turner and performance artist Nastja Rönkkö talk to Dazed about their artistic collaboration.


A Word in Common

This essay was first published in Nowiswere issue 11. Written in 2012, it explores the idea of the commons in relation to how we use and view words. In the 21st Century, much has already…


Speculative Engineering

At the end of the 20th century, humanity had a curious strategy for regarding the techno-spaces unfolding with the advancement of digital technology. The newly arrived non-spaces of the World…


Levitated Mass

It has been almost two years since Michael Heizer’s 340-ton quarry boulder was delivered to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and exalted as “Levitated Mass.”  The media buzz…


Quiet Moves

Joseph Beuys famously declared that everyone is an artist. Nowadays, however, it would appear we are all curators. In today’s vernacular, we’re urged to ‘curate’ all aspects of our lives, from the posters that hang…

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