Golden Age Problems

 Golden Age Problems Wellbeing in the Entertainment Complex Art institutions sit comfy in the pockets of big corporations, broadcasters continue to sow the image-seeds of a tedious spectacular capitalism and publishers proliferate middlebrow infotainment and zombie-commenters. Compounding the problem, many artists remain enthralled by the mainstream, commercial art world. As the worlds of art and mass media collide, converge and change, there’s a need to rethink our relationship with the narratives broadcast by these institutions of cultural emission – if they can't serve us now and for the future, but retrench their ambitions into yesterday's hallucinations, we must create new options rather than have them created for us. We must create a new world within this world. Golden Age Problems is an exhibition of images, objects and stages, activated and explored through narrative presentations and a series of performance events. Energy is only ever amassed collectively and s

GOLDEN AGE PROBLEMS: RISK ASSESSMENT IMAGE KIOSK

We're excited to present the digital version of a Risk Assessment Image Kiosk as part of Golden Age Problems. In his essay on musicals "Entertainment And Utopia" the theorist Richard Dyer claims that entertainment does not "present models of

ANNA MINTON AND NILS NORMAN IN CONVERSATION, 17th July 7pm

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A Year Inside A Spaceship on Earth / by Andrey Bozshko and Violeta Gorodinskaia / translation by Julia Tcharfas

Between the years 1967 and 1968 a Russian institute for space medicine called the Institute of Biomedical Problems staged a year long simulation of a spaceflight. In a model spaceship a crew of three ground-based cosmonauts rehearsed a long-term stay

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I was just searching online for a picture of Dahlia “Emory Paul” because I wanted to write a post about waiting with great anticipation for the buds of one to open because they are massive! Then I found this pic, of Maggie Tran who previous...

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