Review: Contralto

Kate Bradley reviews Contralto, a one-hour work for video, strings, and percussion that features a cast of transgender women

Critiquing empire through the white man’s gaze – a review of The Revenant

The Revenant has been widely praised, not least for its apparent critique of colonial expansion. However, while its de-romanticisation of the frontier is an improvement on recent cinematic glorification of imperialist violence, the colonised subjects remain...

Review: The Ministry of Nostalgia

Amy Gilligan reviews Owen Hatherley's book The Ministry of Nostalgia: Consuming Austerity (Verso, 2015) The Ministry of Nostalgia is an exploration of the way a particular version of the past, particularly the austerity of the...

Kill All Normies: a missed opportunity to analyse fascism

After the murderous gathering in Charlottesville, there's a real need for insightful analysis of the American far right – but, argues Max Leak, Kill All Normies fails to provide it. It’s unsurprising that many of the...

Jeremy Deller on the impact of industrialisation

'All That Is Solid Melts Into Air' is a multimedia exhibition by artist Jeremy Deller that attempts to demonstrate the impact of industrialisation on the British workers' culture and psyche.

Review: Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

Olivia Arigho Stiles reviews a new exhibition at the Barbican. The Barbican's new exhibition explores the relationship between photography and architecture in the epoch of modernity.  The exhibition is testament to the enduring power of...

Review: Defining Beauty

Colin Wilson reviews Defining Beauty: the Body in Ancient Greek Art, on until 5 July at the British Museum, and questions what beauty is. This review was originally published in the Summer 2015 issue...

TV Review: Follow The Money

If you want to know about corporate crime you should Follow the Money, says Tony Aldis. Follow the Money opens on the machinations of a large and established green energy company, Energreen, and their tragic...

Sonic boom: Kefaya’s Radio International

Neil Rogall finds Kefaya's debut album 'Radio International a fantastic listen When fusion albums work they can be astonishing. The intersections, the borderlands, the clashes, the moments of meeting between cultures, genres, city and country...

Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin’s race problem

David Renton reviews the latest opportunistic attempt to make sense of the resurgence of reactionary politics in the West.