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Bruit

With a connotation that is more negative than that of sound, noise is generally perceived as a nuisance, a parasitic element that insinuates itself within a system to spread disorder. This issue aims to deepen the reflection on the notion of noise in current art, the specific form of exploiting sonorous material evident in the work of an increasing number of artists. Including portfolios by Christof Migone, Jean-Pierre Gauthier, and Jocelyn Robert.

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Family

As the basis for social organization and the primary site of socialization, the family has drawn particular attention in the visual arts since the inception of art history. As contemporary art seems well engaged in an examination of cultural practices, the family, in all its forms, is returning to the spotlight. Many artists today revisit family traditions, sites, and taboos, challenge what has been held as unspeakable by digging into archives, and invent new, intimate forms of sociability out of biographical experiences. This issue reflects on family histories as they are rewritten in contemporary art.

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