“The definition of artistic activity occurs, first of all, in the field of distribution.” - Marcel Broodthaers *

‘this is tomorrow’ was founded by James Smith and ran from September 2009 until March 2021 in that time it worked with a talented group of writers reviewing exhibitions around the world. It no longer publishes on a regular basis however it will continue to produce and distribute live broadcasts of talks, symposiums and events. All content will remain here as an archive.

This Is Tomorrow was a seminal art exhibition held in August 1956 at the Whitechapel Art Galllery, facilitated by curator Bryan Robertson. The core of the exhibition was the ICA Independent Group. It was the interdisciplinary and forward thinking nature of the exhibition that inspired the ethos and title of this online magazine. However, we have no connection or affiliation with the Whitechapel Gallery.

* As quoted by Seth Price in his essay ‘Dispersion’ 2008


Thank you: Niall Thompson, Nils Porrmann, Julie Kim, Ryan Ras, James Sharpe, Roxanne Silverwood, Robin Smith, Josephine Breese, Seb Emina, Gemma Sharpe, Magda Fabiañczyk, Christer Lundahl, Martina Seitl, Janette Scott, Mattia Paganelli, Claire Louise Staunton, Beatrice Dillon, James Lingwood, Adrian Robb, Gill Hunt, Madge Welch, Geoff and Isobel Parfitt, Jacqui Gush, Beryl Smith, Steve Shaw, Harun Morrison, Laura Collier, Olga Shapeero, Michael Smythe, Rob Bowman, Sepake Angiama, Kate Squires, David Moynihan, Vincent Honoré, Ben Roberts, Sally Mumby-Croft, Sarah Williams (and all at Jerwood) Elly Clarke, Jo Smith.

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Julie Kim & Ryan Rass

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