Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartanssons works are demonstrations of how thin the dividing line between happiness and sorrow can be. We talked to him about bodies in art and the symphony of life.
Photographer Claudius Schulze has documented the concrete barriers that make up today’s landscapes. His photos are a reminder of what we fail to notice.
In her book “You too can have a body like me”, writer Alexandra Kleeman describes the absurdity and shame that is linked to our bodies and their perception. We talked to her about the ideal world of pornography, our relation to food, and why she distrusts anyone who dislikes Adam Sandler movies.
Jennifer Jacquet argues that shame is often our most potent instrument to enforce social norms and punish those that go against them. For her, shame is not just a strong emotion but a powerful political weapon.