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“The general consensus of the contemporary mass media is that the return of religion has emerged as the most important factor in global politics and culture today,” claims critic and theorist Boris Groys in his 2009 e-flux article “Religion in the Age of Digital Reproduction.” Groys goes on to describe this “revival of religion” as being…

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Characterized by the robotic sexual gestures of dancing women luring customers inside a discount store, or the surreal circumstance of characters listening to North Korean propaganda announcements dusting the South Korean landscape like acid rain, director Lee Chang-dong’s latest film, Burning, shows a world defined by a pervasive sense of disconnection. In Burning, Lee paints…

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In her exhibition “God Sees Through Houses,” on view from August 27 through October 18, Nashville-based painter Jodi Hays displayed a new body of work at Lipscomb University’s recently relocated Hutcheson Gallery. Comprised of framed drawings and large- and small-scale oil paintings, the work was created during the crisis of family separations at the US-Mexico border created…

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TO DO LIST Click on an event or exhibition’s title for more information. *BURNAWAY STAFF PICKS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 Atlanta, GA Housing Justice League BeltLine4All Sign Painting The Bakery / 6:30-8:30 pm Lexington, KY *Screening: Stan Brakhage: Media Meditations & Collage 21c Lexington Museum Hotel / 7-10 pm TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 Election Day—go vote! Atlanta,…

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Remembering Justin Rabideau

Atlanta-based artist Justin Rabideau, who served as director of the Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University since its opening in 2014, died on October 24, 2018. Originally from upstate New York, where he received his BFA in printmaking and sculpture from SUNY Plattsburgh, Rabideau first relocated to Georgia in 2003 to pursue an…

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Atlanta-based artist Jane Foley is fascinated with posture. After finding an instruction manual for ocean swimming, she embarked on making a new body of work re-creating renditions of visual narratives in the book. Thumbnail images of two staged bodies, one performing as the person drowning and the other as the rescuer, are interspersed throughout the…

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