As metamodernism as an idiom, philosophy, sensibility and cultural force are being developed, conceptualized and analyzed, I think it is time to address an important and central aspect so far overlooked, namely
TIME, they are a changing. After Newt Gingrich in 1995, GW Bush in 2000, and Bennie Bernanke in 2009, the TIME person of the year 2011 is… The Protester. As Kurt Andersen
This week the Dutch quality newspapers NRC (abridged version) and NRC next (full version, below) published my opinion piece on the #occupy-movement and the occupation of Beursplein in Amsterdam and the (attempted)
“Think Occupy Wall St. is a phase?”, media theorist Douglas Rushkoff writes on CNN.com – “You don’t get it.” According to Rushkoff, the recent protests, demonstrations, bridge-ins, walk-ins and sit-ins are less
The dutch philosophy journal Twijfel just published the article ‘Metamodernisme’ by Robin van den Akker and Timotheus Vermeulen. The essay updates their previous article ‘Notes on metamodernism’, taking into account recent developments
In its latest issue, the acclaimed online journal for the arts, e-flux, looks into our crisis-ridden moment, and its relation to current affairs and contemporary aesthetics. In the aptly titled Idiot Wind: On the rise of Right-Wing Populism in the US and Europe, and What it Means for Contemporary Art, the editors gathered a series of dispatches from the frontline between politics and art – from the US and the UK to Germany and Austria and from Denmark and Holland to France and Spain. For whoever is interested (and we imagine that our regular readers certainly are) it is most definitely worth the while. So please do take your time to read the abundantly illustrated, inspired and, by times, angry reports.