Digital ISBN: 978-1-907684-05-0
Digital ISSN: 1755-9626 01
The first issue of KIOSK (published in 2007) displays a willingness to be political. Contributors tackle subjects such as the war in Iraq, global warming, AIDS in Africa, copyright, social responsibility, and dark tourism. We live in turbulent and challenging times. The critical practices of art, design and architecture have their part to play in them, and have a political responsibility to interrogate and generate our visual, material and spatial cultures, and the grey areas between them.
Digital ISBN: 978-1-907684-06-7
Digital ISSN: 1755-9626 02
KIOSK‘s second issue (published in 2008) takes geo-politics and geo-aesthetics as its main focus. In exploring how one feeds into and off the other, we bring you some dispatches, investigations and meditations on other worlds, times and places. What of these other worlds, these real worlds, lived worlds, imagined worlds, desired worlds, or worlds as yet unimaginable? We urge you to grasp them, and their otherworldliness, in all of their intricacies.
Digital ISBN: 978-1-907684-07-4
Digital ISSN: 1755-9626 03
KIOSK‘s third issue (published in 2009) features original contributions, ideas and images all loosely responding to the theme of ‘Activism’. Some of our contributors deal directly with activism, as in the piece on eco-activism and the art institution. Others interpret the notion of activism more loosely, discussing ideas of exploration, participation, intervention, invasion…
Digital ISBN: 978-1-907684-08-1
Digital ISSN: 1755-9626 04
Coming soon. We all feel constrained: by disciplinarity; by cultural convention and expectation; by technology; by media; by time. By institution. Art, design and architecture regard themselves as constrained by this or that, and create stuff that looks quite the reverse. Read these accounts of constraints accepted, overcome, embraced and rejected. Constraint can be good for you.