Trouble is a French magazine created in 2002; it publishes articles written by art critics, theoreticians, and artists. A clear critical and artistic point of view has emerged from the five issues already published, seen in the choice of the authors, artists and themes that have been broached. These choices - posing points of view that are sometimes contradictory but always strongly subjective, correspond to the image of today's creation that interests us: moving, radical, and plural. In giving artists' texts a lot of space, Trouble encourages them to develop critical and theoretical positions beyond their own work, and in giving critics a space for experimental writing, Trouble opens new forms of art criticism and encourages subjective historical re-readings and new perspectives. Trouble looks at the art that is being made today and wants to be an active part of it. That is why a version in English seemed necessary. We have chosen a selection of texts previously published in the French edition for this first issue; their variety and quality seem representative of what Trouble is all about.
The editors : Boris Achour, Guillaume Désanges, Claire Jacquet, François Piron, Émilie Renard.
Since its creation, Trouble has published articles by Franck Scurti, Robert Filliou, Noël Ravaud, Jean-Pierre Rehm, Alain Guiraudie, Sandy Amério, Thomas Hirschhorn, François Piron, Nathalie Quintane, Elisabeth Wetterwald, Lawrence Weiner, Boris Achour, Arnaud Des Pallières, Claire Jacquet, Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux, Christophe Domino, Joseph Kosuth, Felix Gonzales-Torrès, Saverio Lucariello, Pierre Huyghe, Claude Closky, Éric Mangion, Guillaume Désanges, Jim Shaw, Matthew Higgs, Thierry Foglizzo, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Thomas Boutoux, Manuel Joseph, Joseph Grigely, Andreas Gedin, Mats Stjernstedt, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Marie de Brugerolle, Taroop & Glabel, Jimmie Durham, Émilie Renard, Antoine Thirion, Philippe Parenno, Nicolas Bourriaud, Emmanuel Burdeau, Éric Duyckaerts, Vincent Pécoil, Robert Nickas, Peter Friedl, Jeff Rian, Nikola Jankovic, Iain Baxter, Cécilia Bezzan, Jacques Lizène, Jocelyn Cottencin, Ryan Gander, Chris Gilbert, Christophe Kihm, Latifa Laâbissi, Jean-Charles Massséra, Lili Reynaud Dewar, David Robbins, Joe Scanlan, Padraig Timoney, Loïc Touzé, Gilles Barbier, Walead Beshty, Daniel Foucard, Raphaël Zarka.
English Edition #1 - 2005