Interview: NTS Radio’s Sean McAuliffe and Lizzy King on the Work In Progress Program

How the online radio platform can award six artists with equipment, mentors, showtime, and more each year

In London, NTS (which was founded in 2011) has grown from a digital radio station into a far-reaching, charitable organization with goals of ushering a new generation of artists from fledgling to internationally acclaimed. Alongside the shows—which broadcast live from Manchester, London and Los Angeles—and their Infinite Mixtapes (themed radio stations comprised of tracks from NTS resident and guest shows), they also actively work to …

Beijing Design Week 2019: Design China Beijing

Thoughtful, functional and innovative creations from the annual event

A decade since it began, Beijing Design Week remains the most prominent design event hosted in China. Kicking off earlier this month, the exhibition runs 5 September through 7 October and plays host to countless cultural and creative happenings. This year it has spread to the future interconnected mega-city of Jing-ji-ji (Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei) and beyond—even reaching the coastal city of Qingdao. The magnitude of the event—and …

The 79th Whitney Biennial Curators on the Show’s Influences

From complex appreciation to declarations of pleasant and considerate curation and calm amidst controversy, the reviews for this year’s Whitney Biennial vary—as one would expect of an exhibition tasked with representing the immediate state of art in the USA. Curators Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta (members of the museum’s curatorial staff) selected 75 participants—with a successful focus on diversity and representation. Further, three quarters of the …