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‘An Indigenous Present’ Is a Paradigm-Shifting Illumination of Native North American Art Today

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All images © DelMonico Books, shared with permission “Historically, books about contemporary Native and Indigenous art have often been composed of academic essays illustrated with artworks by Indigenous makers,” Jeffrey Gibson ( previously ) says in the introduction to An Indigenous Present.

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Anniversary book from Semi Permanent is a 20-year time capsule of stunning creativity

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It also includes fresh contributions from filmmaker Roman Coppola, industrial designer Sabine Marcelis, architect Bjarke Ingels, artist CJ Hendry, and digital entrepreneur Mikaela Jade. Making sense of creativity Each body of work featured in the book presents a different approach to the creative process.

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Semi-Permanent reveals stellar lineup for its Never Permanent festival in Melbourne

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At a time when new developments like AI, AR and VR are shaking up all our jobs, Never Permanent will specifically focus on how technology is reshaping the industry and the challenges and opportunities it presents. Her expanded practice involves archival projects, techno-critical writing, performative lectures, and design commissions.

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Northern Soul revived: Elaine Constantine's photographic journey into a British subculture

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The Ritz, Manchester, 1990s © Elaine Constantine In a new exhibition and book, the photographer presents her fascinating document of the northern soul scene of the 1990s, revealing its extreme aerobics and unstoppable energy. If it weren't for Northern Soul, my husband would never have been born. Until now, that is.

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Film Fest Gent's animated rebrand contains a clever nod to the nature of movies

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Bringing together the best of every genre for public entertainment, inspiring conversations and an enriching atmosphere, it truly is a paradise for film lovers and filmmakers. First established in 1974, Film Fest Gent is an all-encompassing, ten-day celebration of cinematography.

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Hockney goes immersive and Laurie Anderson gets apocalyptic in Manchester

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Anderson on the Apocalypse Laurie Anderson is an American avant-garde artist who works across different mediums, including performance art, music and filmmaking. Her work is known for its Afro-surrealist lens, which reimagines the past, present and future through a black cultural perspective. 18 September).

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Brett Morgen on Bowie, his BAFTA nomination and being inspired to live a fulfilled life

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My films are not about presenting facts and information, but trying to present the subjects in a uniquely-cinematic manner," says Morgen. "I His art is the best form of expression and the only way to present his journey. In every moment that I encountered his media, he was always present," he says. "He