Given a chance to speak with cartoonish mastermind Misaki Kawai, we were keen to learn more. The only problem? Her answers are as blunt as they are bizarre.
Pioneer of conceptual art John Baldessari had to destroy the past to ask new questions about the future. These are the lessons he learned along the way.
Author and playwright Lasha Bugadze explains how Georgia’s post-Soviet generation of artists are battling for freedom and democracy.
Two decades after genocide, Rwanda has risen from the ashes to become a thriving arts and tech hub.
Artist, activist, gonzo journalist, Molly Crabapple has reported from inside Guantanamo Bay armed with nothing but ink and an eye for moral justice.
Turner Prize-winning Assemble collective’s Mat Leung changed how we think about community in a thought-provoking discussion at FutureEverything festival.
London street artist Lakwena Maciver brings her signature murals to Shoreditch’s Boxpark for a new pop-up exhibition.
New York City gave the world graffiti, and the world sold it on with a three-figure stamp. Through all the changes, the real pioneers like Lee Quiñones have found new ways to keep on keepin’ on.
Austrian art collective monochrom offers a unique opportunity to experience the warping of public and private space: having sex in a coffin while strangers watch via webcam.
Spanish artist Mar Cerdà shares what inspires her beyond the weird world of Wes, including paper theatres and French comic Jacques Tati.
In response to anti-government protests and fears of a coup d’etat, over 90,000 Brazilian progressives take to the streets to defend democratic values.
Artist and musician Brian Chippendale is a drummer in the chaotic noise duo Lightning Bolt and author of Puke Force - a riotous comic tribute to big city life.