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ISSUE 120

SEP/OCT 2020

Issue 120
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Editor's Letter

Radical Hope

Also available in:  Chinese

The pandemic-plagued world is ripe with divisions. 

Reports

Imagining the Impossible

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Imagining the Impossible

In 2020, the Point examines how our cultural and sociopolitical systems are implicated in climate change, and what actions the arts industry can take. 

Tribute

Gaylord Chan, 1925–2020

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I think Gaylord would have liked to be missed, but not mourned. 

Features

Collective Cosmologies
Hajra Waheed

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Collective Cosmologies

You step into the darkness. 

Essays

Whose Land? Examining Claims to Sand and Memory

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Whose Land? Examining Claims to Sand and Memory

Land reclamation is a fact of life in Singapore. 

Review

Spring in New York
Liu Xiaodong

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Spring in New York

Liu Xiaodong’s exhibition “Spring in New York,” presented online by Lisson Gallery, offered small windows of solitude and contemplation amid the chaos that has erupted in the United States. 

Review

“I have no idea, because I have no idea” and “Joy of Painting”
Insane Park

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“I have no idea, because I have no idea” and “Joy of Painting”

In times of uncertainty, the human brain has a tendency to seek reprieve by deliberately detaching from reality.

Print Content
REPORTS
Inas Halabi on Rosalind Nashashibi
Vancouver
Beirut Explosion Devastates City and Cultural Community
Hang Ten
Bumpy Recovery
New Protocols
Sites and Sights
Give It a Twist
PROFILES
Rachel Teo: The Micro Initiator
Zheng Mahler: The Tides of Time
Miljohn Ruperto: (Am)bivalent Images
FEATURES
Lam Tung Pang: Looking at Looking
Up Close: Allison Chhorn, Diane Severin Nguyen, Forensic Architecture
From Photo to Fine Art: Tim Gardner’s Transformative Paintings
REVIEWS
22nd Biennale of Sydney: “NIRIN”
Unusual Tranquility
Diagonal
Lorna Simpson: Special Characters
Lananh Lê: frozen data
Michael Rakowitz
Haider Jabbar: Decapitation
Joonhong Min and Shinuk Suh: Rendered Reality
Cutting to the Core
WHERE I WORK
Norberto “Peewee” Roldan: Between History and Hope
THE SKETCH
Map Office: preserving communities of the sea
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