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Parallel Campaigns

Robert Musil’s ‘Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften’ and David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ are two of the most meaningful and comprehensive works of the 20th century. Robert Musil’s ‘Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften’…

Sandstars, 2012

Trash Talk

Currently in exhibition at the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco’s Asterisms features thousands of waste objects collected from two locations, a bay along the coast of Mexico…

Leslie Knope, oil painting by Gerry Gurgich

Metamodernism, Quirky and Feminism*

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…


The lunar tic

What’s up with us and the moon? Having ignored it for years, nay, centuries, keeping our eyes firmly to the ground, we have recently begun looking for it everywhere and…

Illuminating language (2)

Illuminating language (II)

  In literary reviews ‘Everything is illuminated’ by Jonathan Safran Foer is often praised for its richness in tone and genre. It is both ironic and serious and it shows…


Metamodernism at the Moscow biennale

The 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, beginning the last week of september, will run a cinematic program on metamodernism. Curated by Jake Yuzna, No More Modern: Notes on Metamodernism pairs recent…

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Notes on Metamodernism, 2014