T.J. Clark, Professor of Modern Art at the University of California Berkeley, as a member of the notorious group, Retort, has an installation at the 2nd Biennial of Contemporary Art in Seville (Spain), artistic director, Okwui Enwezor. Retort’s installation centers on broadsheets they produced in 2003 in response to the American War in Iraq and more recent broadsheets protesting the Israeli incursions into Lebanon. The Retorters have recently published a book, Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War.

- Gloria Tanchelev [Tuesday, December 12th, 2006]


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