New Directions in Contemporary Art

Series Editor: Marcus Verhagen, Senior Lecturer, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

A series of newly commissioned, engaging, critical texts identifying key topics and trends in contemporary art practice and discussing their impact on the wider art world and beyond. The art world is changing rapidly as artists avail themselves of new technologies, travel ever more widely, reach out to new audiences and tackle urgent issues, from climate change to mass migration. The purpose of the series is to discuss these and other changes, in texts that are accessible, stimulating and polemical.

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International Series Advisory Board:

Amelia Barikin, Lecturer in Art History in the School of Communication and Arts, University of Queensland
T J Demos, Professor in the Department of History of Art and Visual Culture (HAVC) at UC Santa Cruz
Anthony Downey, Professor of Visual Culture in the Middle East and North Africa, Birmingham School of Art
Karen Fiss, Professor of Graphic Design, Visual Studies and Fine Arts, California College of the Arts
Yuko Hasegawa, Director, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and Professor of Curatorial and Art Theory at Tama Art University in Tokyo
Katja Kwastek, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Lisa Le Feuvre, curator, writer, editor and inaugural Executive Director of the Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson Foundation, New Mexico
Nina Möntmann, Professor of Art Theory, Institute of Art & Theory, University of Cologne
Tom Morton, curator, lecturer and writer. Contributing Editor of Frieze magazine
Paul O'Neill, curator, artist, writer, educator, Artistic Director of PUBLICS, Helsinki
Simon Sheikh, Reader in Curating, Goldsmiths, University of London