In this essay, published in collaboration with Number, Matt Christy imagines the act of painting as a polite refusal against the instrumentalization of labor and knowledge.
New World Embassy: Rojava
The Work of the Institution in an Age of Professionalization
Slow Criticism: Art in the Age of Post-Judgement
Movement Building for Beginners
Belaboring the Fringe: in lieu of an Artist Statement
Sustainability is not Solidarity: Superscript & the Economies of Art Writing
Muse as Critic, Returning the Gaze from the Pedestal
No one cares about art criticism: Advocating for an embodiment of the avant garde as an alternative to capitalism
Capital, or money, is at such a level of insanity that psychiatry has but one clinical equivalent: the terminal..
Back to the World Itself: Photography as Exposition (with a Postcript on the Politics of Art Criticism after the US Election)
Photography has never been content to simply represent the world. From Moholy-Nagy’s early photograms to their rediscovery and resurgence around..