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October 30, 2015

South shares: Breaking News

Beginning on October 31, 2015, South as a State of Mind will host documenta 14, temporarily becoming the documenta 14 journal until the opening of the exhibition in Athens and Kassel in 2017. For the next two years, the documenta 14 South will publish four special issues, edited by Quinn Latimer, documenta 14’s editor-in-chief of publications, and documenta 14 artistic director Adam Szymczyk.  read more.

June 28, 2015

South remembers: Music to Save Europe

There is nothing like an absolute present. No more than an absolute orange or absolute love. But we European geniuses can be rewarded for having edified what resembles the cult of the metronome. And although nothing legible fits into a single, dividable timeframe anymore, we maintain our devotion to a unique and inalterable continuity, in which events obey the predefined rules of synchronised representation. read more.

February 12, 2015

South remembers: Southern Comforts. Tropical Baroque, Pirate Thinking by Octavio Zaya

Who Defines Who We Are? Evening just refused to fall, the sun’s beating on the asphalt and the metalwork brought on a nauseous vertigo read more.

February 10, 2015

South remembers: X & Y

Not for nothing do we speak of “naked” poverty read more.

February 8, 2015

South remembers: EURO by Superflex

Euro, a billboard depicting a manipulated euro coin—a symbol of the European currency devoid of actual value read more.

February 5, 2015

South remembers: The Erasers read more.

February 3, 2015

South remembers: Is the North Really Going South? Or, to Put It in Other Words: What the Hell is Going On in Europe?

A short exchange that occurred between Nikos Papastergiadis and Jimmie Durham during the preparation for South as a State of Mind fall/winter 2013 issue (Tradition column), addressing the unravelling crisis in Europe and its global consequences read more.

January 4, 2015

South remembers: Shame – Guest: Paolo Colombo

Central Crete, South of Heraklion, Greece
Three in the afternoon, August 20, 2008
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December 19, 2014

South remembers: Sour South by Chus Martínez

By convention, the bottom half of a map is South read more.

December 16, 2014

South remembers: Behind the (Southern) Looking Glass by Sotirios Bahtsetzis

From the time of Charlemagne to the present day, art as an expression of the ‛South’ seems to be the ‛agic potion’ of European fantasies read more.