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More than thresholds, borders have become a kind of non-place – extra-national zones – where migrants’ identities and statuses are examined and their statuses held in suspension for periods that are increasingly long and undetermined. In this issue, we examine certain aspects of the crossing of borders with works that explore how migrants are received and integrated, and the identity-related questions raised by such territorial movements.
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Tacita Dean, Out of Time: A Seeing that Touches – Stephen Horne

Tacita Dean, Out of Time: A Seeing that Touches – Stephen Horne

October 17, 2018 [originally published in CV97 in Spring 2014] — This was Winnicott’s response to the difficult challenge of reconciling oneself to one’s own temporality, a favoured problem for artists from On Kawara to Ann Hamilton to Tacita Dean. Artists have tended to handle this challenge in one of two ways: through an art practice that cultivates a relationship with the past or, conversely, by exploring new forms of subjectivity…

Robert Burley, La disparition de l’obscurité / Michel Campeau, Icônes de l’obsolescence – Louis Cummins

Robert Burley, La disparition de l’obscurité / Michel Campeau, Icônes de l’obsolescence – Louis Cummins

October 15, 2018 [originally published in CV97 in Spring 2014] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Dominique Blain, Blancs de mémoire – Pierre Rannou

Dominique Blain, Blancs de mémoire – Pierre Rannou

October 12, 2018 [originally published in CV97 in Spring 2014] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Antoni Muntadas, Entre/Between – Karen Henry

Antoni Muntadas, Entre/Between – Karen Henry

October 10, 2018 [originally published in CV97 in Spring 2014] — Warning: Perception Requires Involvement, in bold white text on a red background, covers the wall of the Canada Line transit station in downtown Vancouver. It is both a statement about the commitment needed to understand something and a public warning about the tendency these days to limit the onslaught of information to what can be gleaned in a ten-second media clip or an advertising image…

Michel Lamothe, Fréquenter le paysage – Mona Hakim

Michel Lamothe, Fréquenter le paysage – Mona Hakim

October 3, 2018 [originally published in CV97 in Spring 2014] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

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