85 – Taking a Stance

Taking a Stance

Few critics have yet dared to challenge the intellectual power assumed by certain institutions and forums that shape artistic trends and condition the discourses. esse opens the debate on the forms and conditions at play when taking a critical stance in the world of contemporary art today. What does art criticism imply in today’s context?

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New New Age

Over the last few years, the occult has made a stunning comeback in art, manifested through a re-appropriation of esoterism, a holistic and beneficial approach, and a desire for social and ecological justice. The works in the portfolio New New Age stand out for their powerful intention to re-enchant the world, recognize the agency of matter, and campaign against the destruction of Earth and for all living things, by exploring what is luminous and performative in this philosophy and its rituals.

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