ON/OFF is a series of discussions produced and chaired by online-based collective TabloidArtHistory at Stills: Centre for Photography, Edinburgh. Over the course of three weeks, TabloidArtHistory will receive various internet-based art producers, critics and writers, and explore with them the specificity of their practices, online and offline. ON / OFF seeks to map-out the changes and evolution of the art discourse in the digital era, in conversations entirely led by producers whose work is at the centre of these changes.
2.11.18/// Gabrielle de la Puente and Zarina Muhammad from The White Pube speak to TabloidArtHistory about art criticism in the digital age, and online art spaces
8.11.18///Samar Ziadat from Dardishi speaks to TabloidArtHistory about social media, advocacy and academia, and contemporary curation
13.11.18/// Bee Tajudeen from Black Blossoms speaks to TabloidArtHistory about art history online, curation and art production in the digital era
TabloidArtHistory is a social media platform and art journal run collectively by Chloe Esslemont, Elise Bell and Mayanne Soret. Created on Twitter in 2016, and extended to Instagram in January 2018, the platform has gathered over 70K followers cross-platforms since its inception, as well as international press coverage from publications such as Vox, DazedDigital, The Guardian, It’s Nice That or Vanity Fair. Created in 2017, the art and pop culture journal TAH, now in its second volume, brought together creative writing, essays, interviews, and original artworks exploring the intersection of art history and popular culture. Premiered by DazedDigital, TAH VOL.1 has sold to over 250 worldwide, and is still available to read online for free. TabloidArtHistory has also worked with a variety of art and entertainment organisation, creating digital and editorial content for companies such as Sweet (Hearst Media), Polyester Zine, and Art UK.
Image: 'Physical Evidence of Abstract Events' by Bastian Birk Thuesen
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