Curated by the artist Rita Vitorelli, Spike is a contemporary art magazine, an online platform and an event space.
The magazine aims to support independent and meaningful art criticism. Essays by leading critics and curators are complemented by interviews and insights that offer space for controversy, meditations and short answers to urgent questions.
Published four times a year, Spike offers its readers both intimacy and immediacy through an unusually open editorial approach that is not afraid of controversy and provocation.
ISSUE 68 - Patriarchy
This issue of Spike infiltrates enemy territory, probing patriarchy and exploring the many forms it takes today. From a polemic in favor of anarchy to the elimination of Silicon Valley's technological tribalism, our collaborators ignite debates about privilege and control.
Can women perpetuate patriarchy? Who are the greatest fathers of the art world today? How do you become a successful artist?
It also includes portraits of the late Jack Smith, Taiwanese-born cyberfeminist pioneer She Lea Cheang, and more.
With contributions from Peaches, Slavoj Žižek, Catherine Malabou, Renate Lorenz, Ashley Hans Scheirl, Tea Hacic-Vlahovic, Simone Fattal and many more, and reviews from Guangzhou, Vienna to Mexico City.
Hate it, really hate it, patriarchy!
Number of pages: 192