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HO TZU NYEN: PT III

“Without doubt, many art institutions will harbor the fantasy of catching up to the instant—for example, by making ‘instagrammable’ shows—but for me, a possible redemption of the museum today is its very slowness. It can offer a break in the ‘rhetoric of immediacy’ demanded by the accelerated circuit of social media.”

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HO TZU NYEN: PT II

“That faction of the Kyoto School took significant risks with their careers and lives to do and say what they thought to be right. And we might also acknowledge that they sought to do this in a largely uncynical way, in the thickness of their historical moment, without the benefit of hindsight. Reading about them makes me wonder if I would have been able to do any better in a similar situation.”

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