Who owns the past? We interview columnist ROBIN GIVHAN on pluralist history. Artist GERHARD RICHTER reproduces a reproduction of an overpainted photograph. Author PHILIPPA SNOW reviews leather jackets. Balenciaga CCO MARTINA TIEFENTHALER and JACK SELF discuss fashion's cyclical relationship with the past, while philosopher CHRISTOPHER SCHABERG reviews airline travel chaos. Director DARCY THOMAS reviews climate reparations and the history of slavery. SOPHIA ALAMI reviews conscious parties and LEON BATCHELOR reviews the Carboniferous Period.
Historian MINA POLO was born in 2001 and reviews the 20th century. Designer MARTIN SIGLER reviews Black Being, HEIDEGGER and NEGRITUDE; Artist JORDAN/MARTIN HELL reviews the blasphemy of asking. JACK SELF reviews deferred fulfilment and the housing crisis, while PATRICK MCGRAW and LIAM DENHAMER review a two-room apartment. HALIMA ALI reviews domestic (non)functionalism. EMILY SANDSTROM reviews MODEM's vision of the smart city. DIANE POLHEMUS reviews Trussonomics. TANYA ANAND reviews keywords and generative art; CHRISTINE SMITH reviews the dreams of spiders.