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The Possibility of Grief, and Grey

by Jörg Heiser

People observing a minute of silence at Place de la République, 16 November 2015

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, evidence-based thinking of ‘grey zones’ and nuances is what’s needed.

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Art Weekender – Bristol and Bath

by Lizzie Lloyd

Theaster Gates, Sanctum, 2015, installation view. Photograph: Max MClure.

What was once – last year in fact, on its first outing – known as Bristol Art Weekender, this year, became Art Weekender Bristol and Bath. I can’t help wonder about this sudden merging of the two cities, especially given…

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Thomas Hirschhorn, Where do I stand? What do I want?, 2007, collage. Courtesy: the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

A New Yorker cartoon featured a fashionable woman at a cocktail party, chatting with a less well-heeled young man.  ‘Oh!’, she says, relieved. ‘You’re a terrorist. Thank God! I thought you said you were a theorist.’

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