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1A. Stedelijk Museum view of the original building (A.W. Weissman, 1895) and new building designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects. Photo John Lewis Marshall.

The Stedelijk Museum in times of metamodernism

Timotheus Vermeulen, one of NoM’s founding editors, has just published a piece in Frieze discussing the reopening of the Stedelijk Museum in times of metamodernism. He writes: In the cultural…


The Fear of Failure

  “There is no longer anyone today who would be deceived by the accumulation of facts as to how much of historical representation and construction is fulfilled by naïve projections  and identification….


‘The border is everywhere’: excursions in the politics of identity

However hard people try, the undoing of borders seems inevitable; the fragility of boundaries, obvious. Indeed, the ‘literal’ (physical, geo-political, national) border is, in many ways, merely a proxy for…

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Notes on Metamodernism, 2014