What is Contemporary Art?

What is Contemporary Art?, originating as two issues of the E-Flux Journal in December 2009 and January 2010, is available in hard copy from Sternberg and RAM ($15, paper).

Contributions include:

  • Boris Groys, “Comrades of Time”
  • Carol Yinghua Lu, “Back to Contemporary: One Contemporary Ambition, Many Worlds”
  • Cuauhtémoc Medina, “Contemp(t)orary: Eleven Theses”
  • Dieter Roelstraete, “What is Not Contemporary Art?: The View from Jena”
  • Hal Foster, “Contemporary Extracts”
  • Hans Ulrich Obrist, “Manifestos for the Future”
  • Hu Fang, “New Species of Spaces”
  • Jan Verwoert, “Standing on the Gates of Hell, My Services Are Found Wanting”
  • Jörg Heiser, “Torture and Remedy: The End of -isms and the Beginning Hegemony of the Impure”
  • Julieta Aranda, Brian Kuan Wood, Anton Vidokle, “What is Contemporary Art?”
  • Martha Rosler, “Take the Money and Run? Can Political and Socio-critical Art ‘Survive’?”
  • Raqs Media Collective, “Now and Elsewhere”
  • Zdenka Badovinac, “Contemporaneity as Points of Connection”