Four Essays on The 2016 US Election
On November 9, 2016 Donald Trump emerged as the clear victor over Hillary Clinton in the United States presidential election. The Caesura editors respond.
The art world fails to see the election of Trump as anything more than terrifying repetition (albeit on steroids) of the Culture Wars. This points to an exhaustion of ideas
If there's a reintroduction of politics (and not pseudo-political culture) in 2016—something many of us have not seen in our lifetime—there will be a dramatic change in the way art is made in the coming years.
The veil has been lifted on the sensually expressed neoliberal ideals of being alright.
Are we to accept that the field of artistic production—unique in its capacity to butt up against the world as it is and imagine a world as it should be—offers only an endorsement for a political stalwart?