Bad at Art Forum #8: Not Retweeting Documenta Fifteen

Bad at Art Forum #8: Not Retweeting Documenta Fifteen

I am not retweeting documenta fifteen. Instead, taking my cue from the approach of Palestinian collective The Question of Funding (QoF)’s response to the vandalism of the Eltiqua Group’s exhibition space in WH22, I hope to leave the evidence in the room without...
Bad at Art Forum #7: The Material Immaterial

Bad at Art Forum #7: The Material Immaterial

The twentieth-century saw an influx of artworks and movements de-centring objecthood in pursuit of the immaterial, from the Modernist reduction of the traditional art object, to Conceptualist and Fluxist instructions for artworks, often created in the mind. It also...
Bad at Art Forum #5: Art From Art

Bad at Art Forum #5: Art From Art

Artist’s using their own unwanted works to create new artworks is a nearly ubiquitous practice, one most commonly borne out by painters wanting to make good use of expensive frames and canvases, who often prefer “well-used” surfaces to raw ones. Making art from the...
Bad at Art Forum #4: Metal as a Foil

Bad at Art Forum #4: Metal as a Foil

From the moment Homo habilis first manipulated stone, humankind has been defined by its use of materials. Of the seven Ages, four were metal: Bronze, Iron, Steel and Aluminum. Metals are as malleable as putty in their molten state, similes for hardness when cool...