Holochain – the perfect framework for decentralised cooperation at scale

en | Holochain is a new technology project with great potential for a new, sustainable, collaborative and cooperative economy. An interview with Holo's Director of Communications in order to explain what Holochain is, how it works and why co-operators everywhere should take note.

Article by The Open Coop


So viel schlechte Kunst! Aber woran soll man sie erkennen?

de | Nirgends findet man allgemeingültige und transparente Qualitätskriterien für Kunstwerke. Im Gegenteil: Die Hauptleistung der Avantgarden bestand ja gerade darin, die Kunst von allen Regeln zu befreien. Wenn Kriterien für gute Kunst so schwer zu greifen sind, könnte es leichter fallen, zumindest Indizien für schlechte Kunst zu finden?

Artikel von Christian Saehrendt


Van Gogh's attempt at art dealing

en | A new book on the Van Gogh Museum’s collection of Japanese prints argues that the artist bought over 600 examples in early 1887 with a view to selling them and becoming financially independent from his brother Theo. Although he exhibited the prints in the Parisian bar run by his Italian girlfriend Agostina Segatori, the venture proved a financial disaster.

Article by Martin Bailey

Chris Uhlenbeck, Louis van Tilborgh and Shigeru Oikawa, Japanese Prints: The Collection of Vincent van Gogh, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam and Thames & Hudson, London