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Künstlerinitiativen weltweit: Magazine & Fanzines & Blogs

Art Threat, Montreal (CA)
Art Threat is a journal of political art, which is published online regularly and in print twice a year by überculture. By highlighting political artists and their work, and by challenging those who deny the political, Art Threat supports the creation of critical culture and strives to inspire people to act. It covers visual art, music, video, cinema, new media, literature, architecture and everything in between.

Cabinet is an award-winning quarterly magazine of art and culture, which is presenting wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary content in each issue through the formats of regular columns, essays, interviews and special artist projects.

Chto delat/What is to be done?, St. Petersburg (RU)
Chto delat/What is to be done? was founded in early 2003 in Petersburg by a group of artists, critics, philosophers, and writers from Petersburg, Moscow, and Nizhny Novgorod with the goal of merging political theory, art, and activism. Since then, Chto delat has been publishing an English-Russian newspaper on issues central to engaged culture, with a special focus on the relationship between a repoliticization of Russian intellectual culture and its broader international context. These newspapers are usually produced in the context of collective initiatives such as art projects or conferences.

Faces is a blog and online platform about gender, technology and art.

fuckinggoodart.nl, Rotterdam (NL)
Fucking Good Art is an international fanzine/magazine for art critique and reviews, commentary, and views produced by Nienke Terpsma und Rob Hamelijnck since 2003. Written in a direct style, Fucking Good Art is being distributed as a free handout and can be read on the website.

FUSE Magazine
FUSE is a diverse community of visual and performing artists, educators, community workers, writers, activists, organizers, policy makers, social thinkers, curators and other. Together they produce a quarterly magazine on art, media and politics.

IDEA, (Rumänien)
IDEA magazine is run by Tim Nadasan, who describes it as a magazine that educates art students whilst they get no proper education in universities, a magazine, that provides a gallery space (on paper!) for artists who have no access to real galleries and as the only magazine with no ads.

JAP, Los Angeles, California (US)
The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest is a Los Angeles based artist collective, which creates a magazine that sits at the discursive juncture of fine art, media theory and anti-authoritarian activism. They organize projects that challenge hegemonic representations of knowledge, art and activism or that spark situations for community-based social change or creation.

L’Association Multitudes, Paris (FR)
L’Association Multitudes was founded in 2002 as the legal form for the support of the publishing activities of Multitudes, it has formulated its purpose as follows: “Elaboration and circulation of a thinking that aims at the renewal of contemporary culture and political debate.” Multitudes is not like a magazine, but like a magazin at the age of multitudes, of the internet, of globalization.

LTTR, New York, New York (US)
LTTR is a feminist/gender/queer artist collective with a flexible project oriented practice. It produces an annual independent art journal, performance series, events, screenings and collaborations. The group was founded in 2001. LTTR is dedicated to highlighting the work of radical communities whose goals are sustainable change, queer pleasure, and critical feminist productivity.