This anniversary issue is dedicated to the experiences and circumstances of those who were and are not perceived as part of the German majority society in the ‘89 narrative. In English and German, this issue is produced and developed in collaboration with students from the University of the Arts in Berlin.
In the second C& SPECIAL PRINT ISSUE #Detroit entitled THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU a young generation of African-American and Afro-German cultural producers creating a space where the coherences and differences of Black history and present-day life are acknowledged, shared and reflected.
In this print issue, we feature a special on the 10th Berlin Biennale with exclusive interviews, as well as a round-table among four intergenerational artists on the problematic nature of the word “identity”.
C&’s first book, I am built inside you, is a compilation of eighteen pieces published since the platform was launched in 2013. The point of departure is a conversation with the great South African artist Helen Sebidi.
For our eighth print issue in English and French, we have talked to diverse individuals – from sculptors in Douala to performers in Brazil – about the conditions they are working in and the responsibility and purpose of their work.
Here’s our first C& SPECIAL PRINT ISSUE #Nairobi focusing on the great art scene of the city – written and edited by the participants of our C& Critical Writing Workshop in Nairobi. This issue was exclusively authored, designed and printed in Nairobi, where it was distributed all over the city beyond the usual art hubs and institutions.
C& Print Issue # 7 is dedicated to education in the arts. It coincides with documenta 14 in Kassel. Interviews and guest contributions bring together ideas, experiences, tools, and learning spaces/formats, critical education, theory, and everyday practices in the fields of art.
This time the issue is in both English and French because of our focus on the 10th Bamako Encounters – African Biennale of Photography, including reviews, features and an interview with Bisi Silva, artistic director of this year’s Bamako Biennale.
In this issue we talk to artists, curators and academics about alternative routes of communication: cartographies of migration and shifting political borders introduce our focus on migration. Interviews Emeka Ogboh, Guy Woueté, Thelma Golden or Okwui Enwezor ect.
We are very happy to hold the first printed C& issue in our hands: It’s a special edition for this year’s Dakar Biennale, with features, interviews, retrospective views. One highlight is a new Manifesto drawn up by a group of artists and cultural producers from Dakar.