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Critical Links: April 22nd, 2016

The Guggenheim breaks negotiations with Gulf Labor, the rich kids of Instagram, Fair Use and US copyright law, science-fiction themed art, and Greek art at the Met.

Critical Links: March 25th, 2016

Internet Landscapes, food writing, a theses on the anthropocene, Nam June Paik and the poetry of a Foxconn worker in this weeks Critical Links.


James Rowe considers collecting, time and objects.

First Five with Casey Brienza

First Five

Casey Brienza, Lecturer in Publishing and Digital Media in the Department of Culture and Creative Industries at City University London, shares her first five.

Back to the Future

In 1998, they looked toward The Shape of Punk to Come. Now, the highly influential Swedish punk band Refused returns with Freedom, their first album in 17 years. It is a mix of extreme left political vitriol, hokey mid-tempo riffing and an awkwardly placed pop sheen.