Catch up on some reading this summer! We suggest our interview with Line Anda Dalmar, our recently published conversation with Cory Arcangel, a review of the exhibition Ode til en vaskeklut, hymne til en tiger by Arnhild Sunnanå, and Kristina Ketola Bore’s exploration of the history of printmaking in Stavanger.
We are excited to welcome Zofia Cielatkowska and Rob Goyanes to Stavanger as the 2018 CAS Residents in Art Writing. Throughout the summer and autumn season, they will be visiting Stavanger, attending studio visits, presenting their practices, and of course writing! Look forward to their forthcoming articles on CAS in the coming months.
Zofia Cielatkowska is an independent researcher, philosopher, writer, editor, and curator. Her research and writing focus on social contexts in philosophy and culture with special emphasis on visual and performing arts. Doctor of Humanities in Philosophy (Embodiment of the Subject: Philosophy and Performance within the Context of Contemporary Critique of Culture, 2013), a graduate of Philosophy (2006) and Curatorial Studies (2008). She received a scholarship from The University at Buffalo (Department of Visual Arts, 2010). She is a member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics), and affiliated researcher at The French Civilisation Centre. Zofia regularly collaborates with various magazines; she has published more than 50 texts including academic papers, articles, reviews, and interviews. Find out more about Cielatkowska on CAS here, and her website, here.
Rob Goyanes is from Miami, Florida and lives in New York City. His writing has appeared in e-flux journal, Los Angeles Review of Books, BOMB, Miami Herald, and elsewhere. He’s a recipient of the 2017 Art Writing Workshop offered by Creative Capital/The Andy Warhol Foundation. He’s contributed essays to several exhibition catalogues, including Songs for Sabotage, published by Phaidon for the 2018 Triennial at the New Museum. As a curator of music and performance, he’s worked with the Pérez Art Museum Miami, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, and has organized many shows in DIY spaces. In 2016, he was the talks manager for Building Legacy, a joint platform with the United Nations and Design Miami. Find out more about Goyanes on his website, here.
In line with our mission to provide critical content through research-based inquiry, CAS has commissioned essays published over a span of several months that critically and creatively explore specific topics. This summer, review recent essays on Art Criticism by Joshua Decter and Silje Sigurdsen, a fantastical portrayal of the psychology of Public Space by artist Asbjørn Skou, and investigations of the Built Environment by Victoria Bugge Øye and Sam Holleran.