Post-truth news read a bit like a Kafka novel: the Queen is now a man, mini-budgets topple macro-economics, you can’t have an oven-ready cake and heat it, even fools no longer know the price of everything. According to the holy grail of fact [Wikipedia], the absurd is that which lacks a sense, often because it involves some form of contradiction.
Work by over 30 international artists will be exhibited at Peckham 24, a three-day festival for international contemporary photography in South East London. Coinciding with Photo London, Peckham 24, now in its third year has rapidly become established as a key event in the capital’s photography calendar.
Art fairs have become ubiquitous in the landscape of the art market. Once you’ve seen one fair, you’ve seen them all: row upon makeshift row of booths desperate to stand out, populated by art that stirs a faint sense of déjà vu and expectant gallerists wielding bottles of champagne. And there’s always a throng of revellers who are there to be seen and those of us waving our press passes as if we matter to the whole circus. But START is different.