Art Tease

January 2010

Manifesta 8

The latest edition of the nomadic pan-European Biennial for Contemporary Art set up home in the Spanish cities of Murcia and Cartagena. Inherently pinpointing the weak spots in the traditional biennial format and with potentially rich symbolic locations that offered a rich conceptual framework, did the politically engaged art manage to make its dialogues more than a series of short-lived flirtations?
Signal (Murcia), 2010 by Metahaven
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