This Short, Terrifying Book Explains How the West Could Collapse
I asked the author if elites could do anything about it.
This Canadian Conceptual Artist Is Subverting Ideas of Public Art
Vancouver-based Reece Terris has spent years upending what he sees as a capitalistic and media-driven culture.
Artists Enlist the Public in Building Future Utopias in Two Forgotten Cities
Blast Theory collective is working with cities Hull and Aarhus to transform them as more sustainable and economical.
McDonald's Opens in Its Most Controversial Location Yet: Vatican City
Last week, McDonald’s set up shop within a stone’s throw of the home of the Catholic Church in Vatican-owned property, and not everyone is lovin’ it.
Are Today's Politicians Reptiles? Well, Politics Are Chameleonic
Varvara & Mar's interactive exhibition compares global politics to reptile skin.
The Artists' Residency That Would Not End
On board a container ship that could not dock, artist Rebecca Moss found herself adrift in globalized waters.
A Vietnamese Art Collective Is Making Commercials for Communism
Blending film and sculpture, the Propeller Group comes to the US for their self-titled first solo show.
B. David Zarley
Learn the Depressing Vocabulary of '70s Korean Sweatshops
German filmmaker Nils Clauss guides you through the remnants of a factory boom town that peaked in the 80s.
"African Electronics" Takes a Spiritual Approach to Individual Power
Ghanaian artist Serge Attukwei Clottey takes his recycled plastic "African Electronics" to the streets.
White Plastic Chairs Are Taking Over the World
There are billions of monobloc chairs around the world, and they are completely "context free"—you can't tell when or where you are by looking at them. We asked a leading scholar if we should be worried by that.
The Wall Street Issue
The Weird Utopia of Wall Street
Wall Street is said to be fuelled by the twin passions of greed and fear. But there's also a credo, a conviction, that all the deals and emotions add up to a surge of general bounty.
Iraq Just Got Its First Hardee's
Earlier this year, Cinnabon and Pizza Hut opened up in Erbil, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Now there's a Hardee's there too. We tried it out.
Ryan P McCarthy