- 192 pages
- 21cm x 27cm
- Published in London, 2019
Contra Journal is a publication that considers the relationship between art and conflict through thematic editions.
This second issue, titled Protest, asks questions such as: What defines protest and how does it relate to visual culture? How powerful is art as an enactor of social change? And what does the future hold for protest as a visual language?
In this issue:
- British artist Peter Kennard tackles issues such as nuclear disarmament and economic inequality
- American artist Kara Walker highlights ongoing police brutality and racism in the US
- Victoria Lomasko’s satirical illustrations document resistance across contemporary Russia
- Curator BG Muhn offers an insight into art in North Korea — where protest is strictly forbidden