Tyler Green warned against a Utah mineral firm that is seeking to expand its footprint, potentially endangering Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, and we learned why artists who resist the notion of “utility” are playing into the hands of The Beast.
Speaking of beasts, art and environment focused Mammut Magazine’s third edition will be megafauna themed, those very large mammals with whom we share the planet, and they have put out an open call for submissions.
At the start of the month, the Yes Men withdrew The Yes Men Fix the World from the Jerusalem International Film Festival, in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign. Their letter of withdrawl is here.
Adelheid Mers contemplated the value of didactic art and the gift economy. Should provocative, didactic work not be supported, particularly now, she asked, and in our support, can and should we find another form of sponsorship?