e-flux announcements are press releases for current exhibitions of art from all over the world. Selective content presents programs at leading art institutions: museums, biennials, and art centers, as well as notable artist-run spaces and experimental venues. The announcement archive documents some of the most significant exhibitions that have taken place since 1999.

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Pirelli HangarBicocca
Guangdong Times Museum
Yesterday
December 15, 2017
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore / Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21)
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
Goethe-Institut Moscow
December 14, 2017
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)
e-flux journal
December 13, 2017
Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma
Schaulager, Laurenz Foundation
Art Matters
December 12, 2017
Goethe-Institut China / Goethe-Institut Korea
December 11, 2017
Videobrasil
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
December 10, 2017
Bonnefantenmuseum
Nouveau Musée National de Monaco

Launched in 2008, e-flux journal is a monthly art publication featuring essays and contributions by some of the most engaged artists and thinkers working today. The journal is available online, in PDF format, and in print through a network of distributors.

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e-flux video & film is a platform dedicated to the moving image, gathering conversations, lectures, and symposia recorded at e-flux since 2010 and featuring some of the most interesting artists and thinkers of our times. Beyond providing an archival resource, the platform will present new works as well as stream events in real time.

e-flux conversations is a place for in-depth discussions of urgent artistic and social ideas. Using a hybrid editorial model, the open forum allows for participation from readers as well as specialized discussions.

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art-agenda reviews exhibitions taking place at art galleries worldwide. Its international team of writers include some of the most interesting voices in contemporary art criticism.

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ART BASEL, Miami
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Mexico City
TANYA LEIGHTON GALLERY, Berlin
GALERIE CHANTAL CROUSEL, Paris
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Dublin
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Vienna
KURIMANZUTTO, Mexico City
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Los Angeles
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Jakarta
PAULA COOPER GALLERY, New York
GEORG KARGL FINE ARTS, Vienna
HANNAH HOFFMAN GALLERY, Los Angeles
CABINET, London
MEYER RIEGGER, Berlin
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Paris
RONALD FELDMAN GALLERY, New York
KüNSTLERHAUS STUTTGART, Stuttgart
DAVID ZWIRNER, New York
MARIAN GOODMAN GALLERY, London
FRIEZE ART FAIR, London

Art & Education is a platform for art schools and academies. Its content covers a wide range of events from graduation shows to new teaching positions at some of the best educational programs worldwide. Art & Education publishes reviews of studio art, curating, and art history programs throughout the world.

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Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
University of Pennsylvania
Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University
Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, Georgia State University
Jacob Korczynski
Litia Perta
Ashkan Sepahvand

e-flux Architecture is a sister publishing platform of e-flux, archive, and editorial project founded in 2016. The news, events, exhibitions, programs, journals, books, and architecture projects produced and/or disseminated by e-flux Architecture describe strains of critical discourse surrounding contemporary architecture, culture, and theory internationally.

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United States Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
Het Nieuwe Instituut
Stefano Boeri Architetti
Positions
December 13, 2017
Andrea Bagnato
Microscopic Colonialism
Materials & Applications
Positions
December 11, 2017
History/Theory
December 9, 2017
History/Theory
December 8, 2017
UIC School of Architecture
History/Theory
December 5, 2017
Vittoria di Palma
Radical Thought
Choromanski Architects
S AM Swiss Architecture Museum
History/Theory
November 30, 2017
Brigitte Sölch
Architectural Problems
HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg
History/Theory
November 28, 2017
Sonja Hildebrand
Working on Common Ground
Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés Architecture et Urbanisme
Princeton University School of Architecture
Representation
November 24, 2017
Peggy Deamer
Contracts of Relation
Positions
November 20, 2017
Nicholas Korody
Mere Decorating
History/Theory
November 14, 2017
Laurent Stalder
An Elementary Proposition
Positions
November 13, 2017
Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe
The Offsetted
History/Theory
November 10, 2017
Peter Eisenman, Kurt W. Forster, Jacques Herzog, and Philip Ursprung
The End of Theory? A Conversation
History/Theory
November 8, 2017
History/Theory
November 6, 2017
Andreas Beyer
When Does History Begin?
History/Theory
November 3, 2017

e-flux books comprise several imprints, including the e-flux journal reader series co-published with Sternberg Press, e-flux classics distributed by the University of Minnesota Press, and supercommunity books co-published with Verso Books.

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“Rejuvenation and immortality are going to comprise the defining technological imaginary of our time.This will also constitute the ultimate political question: Will biotechnology lead to perpetual youth and longevity for the rich elite, or to an immortality for all? Everything is pointing to...

Hito Steyerl

In Hito Steyerl’s writing we begin to see how, even if the hopes and desires for coherent collective political projects have been displaced onto images and screens, it is precisely here that we must look frankly at the technology that seals them in. The Wretched of the Screen collects a number...

It is often said that we no longer have an addressee for our political demands. But that’s not true. We have each other.
What we can no longer get from the state, the party, the union, the boss, we ask for from one another. And we provide.

Let’s see how need and care and...

Beyond the view that multiple, globally dispersed conceptual art practices provide a heterogeneity of cultural references, Andrei Monastyrski and Collective Actions propose much more: other dimensions altogether, other spatiotemporal politics, other timescales, other understandings of matter,...

“Supercommunity traverses every experience, every struggle. It gives voice to art as it does to social critique, to the critique of science in the same way as the syndicalism of the old and new labour-power, to the struggle of artists as precarious workers and the precarious workers as...

Benjamin H. Bratton

Equal parts Borges, Burroughs, Baudrillard, and Black Ops, Dispute Plan to Prevent Future Luxury Constitution charts a treacherous landscape filled with paranoid master plans, failed schemes, and dubious histories.

Benjamin H. Bratton’s kaleidoscopic theory-fiction links the utopian...

Jalal Toufic

“Jalal Toufic is a thinker whose influence in the Beirut artistic community over the past two decades has been immense—notwithstanding that, as he put it, many, if not all of his books, most of which were published by Forthcoming Books, ‘continue to be forthcoming even after their...

The field of design has radically expanded. As a practice, design is no longer limited to the world of material objects but rather extends from carefully crafted individual styles and online identities to the surrounding galaxies of personal devices, new materials, interfaces, networks,...

Jalal Toufic

What Was I Thinking? is an initiation into thinking. With a mind that is extremely analytical and yet extremely capable of rendering all kinds of knowledge and experiences permeable to each other, Jalal Toufic creates here a “summa,” but an open-ended one. He looks into the arts as if...

The internet does not exist. Maybe it did exist only a short time ago, but now it only remains as a blur, a cloud, a friend, a deadline, a redirect, or a 404. If it ever existed, we couldn’t see it. Because it has no shape. It has no face, just this name that describes everything and nothing...

Cosmism emerged in Russia before the October Revolution and developed through the 1920s and 1930s; like Marxism and the European avant-garde, two other movements that shared this intellectual moment, Russian Cosmism rejected the contemplative for the transformative, aiming to create not merely...

Let’s be clear about something: it is infuriating that most interesting artists are perfectly capable of functioning in at least two or three professions that are, unlike art, respected by society in terms of compensation and general usefulness. When the flexibility, certainty, and freedom...

Martha Rosler

What makes a city successful today? Over the past few decades, artists—and more broadly, clusters of creative people—have become central to narratives of urban revitalization and civic growth in cities around the world.

In many locales, artists in search of cheap rent constitute the...

Boris Groys

If all things in the world can be considered as sources of aesthetic experience, then art no longer holds a privileged position. Rather, art comes between the subject and the world, and any aesthetic discourse used to legitimize art must also necessarily serve to undermine it. Following his...

Arseny Zhilyaev

Avant-Garde Museology is the first title in e-flux classics, a new book series focusing on an emerging historical canon specific to an era when the world’s many eccentric modernities, economies of knowledge, and shared political histories seek to be recognized through contemporary...

e-flux organizes and presents an ongoing public program of talks, screenings, and exhibitions.

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Friday, December 15, 2017, 7pm
Is it possible to decolonize Western methodologies? Theory is struggling to find new words, tools, methodological frames, and grammar to overcome the colonial nature of our epistemology. How could we relate this debate to the contemporary art museum context? 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 7pm
In the year 2017, we dwell in a spiral of decomposition. Visual stimulations proliferate. Recording devices are hidden in every niche of planet Earth. We can see everything, therefore we see nothing. We can know everything, therefore we know nothing. Is ignorance strength? Join us at e-flux for the New York premiere of Andrea Gropplero's Comunismo Futuro, a vertiginous journey through and out of contemporary chaos narrated by Franco “Bifo” Berardi.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 7pm
In a lecture drawn from the concluding section of his book Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left (2017), Malik Gaines traces a legacy of radical performance tactics, rooted in the movements and aesthetics of the 1960s, as it figures in contemporary works featured in the 2015 Venice Biennial.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Within the framework of the exhibition ARE WE HUMAN? The Design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years at Princeton University School of Architecture, Beatriz Colomina, Mark Wigley, and e-flux Architecture are proud to present Cosmism, a Superhumanity symposium, featuring Robert Bird, Maria Chehonadskih, Beatriz Colomina, Boris Groys, Nikolaus Hirsch, Marina Simakova, Anton Vidokle, Mark Wigley, and Arseny Zhilyaev.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 7pm
From the perspective of computational speed, the human capacity to read an image – across the many layers of time-zones, climates, addressees, countries, generations, and languages – is terribly slow. We humans will fail hilariously in the race to seek cognition. Yet, in the navigational landscape, slowness has many speeds. As a point of entry, this lecture will speculate about the ‘slow image’ as a tool for analyzing image-regimes emerging from navigational or ramified processes.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6pm
Recent developments in biotechnology, genetics, and artificial intelligence suggest that the ancient myths of eternal youth, immortality, and material resurrection are now a tangible horizon of the technological imagination. At the same time, a century of dreams for travel in cosmic space and life on other planets have coalesced into a new transcendental realm—infinite in size, yet located in the material world, which itself has radically expanded. What are the politics and aesthetics of life in this new world? With Boris Groys, Hito Steyerl, Anton Vidokle, Arseny Zhilyaev, and Ksenia Nouril.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7pm
If there is no theoretical framework, no grand narrative, no normative system of values that offers architects orientation today as there might have been 50 years ago, there is a chance to learn from the mistakes of the past, map out new horizons, and work towards more inclusive, global futures. Join e-flux Architecture editor Nikolaus Hirsch and special guests Samia Henni, Mark Jarzombek, Reinhold Martin, Spyros Papapetros, Meredith TenHoor, Philip Ursprung, and Anthony Vidler for a series of presentations and conversations on the past, present, and future of architectural history and theory.
Friday, November 3, 2017, 7pm
The still-unfolding economic collapse of the late aughts has rendered the impasse within architectural patronage more apparent. In late capitalism, crisis and conflict are generalized conditions deemed necessary for the creation of new markets and architecture is contingent upon capitalism’s fluctuating processes of expansion and ephemeralization. Yet rather than acquiesce to the design of market commodities, what if architecture realized its own crisis-making potential? How can designers who are invested in restructuring prevailing market forces organize themselves? How might re-scripting the protocols of practice produce alternative aesthetic values, arrangements of resources and constituencies? If we could design a new relationship between architecture and commissioning institutions, what would it look like? 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
TOXIC ASSETS is a public seminar featuring dance, poetry, art installation, screenings, and talks that responds to the question: What would it take to detox New York City? The project marks the arrival of art and research initiative Frontier Imaginaries to New York City from October 18–22, as a guest of e-flux lectures and Columbia University’s Ruth S. Biermann Memorial Meetings.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 7pm
What does populism mean when related to a work of art? Can we define a populist approach in visual art beyond the clear and vulgar examples of propaganda? This lecture will try to fill the "empty signifier" moving from Writers and The People, a book published in 1965 by the Italian thinker Alberto Asor Rosa.
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 5pm
Join us at e-flux on Saturday, October 7 at 5pm to celebrate the launch of Kelly Jazvac: Plastiglomerates, the inaugural publication from Durable Good, featuring artist Kelly Jazvac in conversation with anthropologist Paige West starting 6pm.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7pm
The Occupy Wall Street movement raised an essential question that we haven’t quite been able to answer yet: How to occupy an abstraction? Financial capitalism hangs above our heads like an extractive cloud that escapes our grasp. It uses monetization as the mechanism by which social, cultural, economic, and ecological values are all flattened out and made equivalent to one another. And obviously, this whole extractive architecture is inherently hierarchical: some privileged few are allowed to issue money, while everyone else can only issue promises to pay money.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 7pm
In an era when revolution is no longer possible, notions of incremental struggle through material change become once again relevant. Architecture offers a distinctive method for structural critique and positive assertion; a way of understanding how the built environment enforces and reinforces social power relations, and – crucially – how we can intervene in this process.
Monday, September 18, 2017, 7pm
Socialist Architecture: The Reappearing Act is a book by Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss with a series of photographs by Armin Linke. The book investigates the fate of former Yugoslavia's socialist architecture, as sites of spatial magic finding a new kind of life beyond what was ever intended by the ideology that created them.
Friday, September 15, 2017, 7pm
This evening marks the publication of Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability, an in-depth introduction into the group and its practice. Weizman will present the group’s most recent investigative work on enforced disappearance in Mexico, after which he will be joined by Malachy Browne of the New York Times to discuss new techniques in open source investigations and civil society forensics, and their impact on investigative journalism. 

In 2001, e-flux initiated a program of online projects that gradually evolved into a traveling series of experimental exhibitions. Some of these projects are now dormant and archived here, while others remain ongoing. 

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East.Art.Map: is a project developed by IRWIN of Slovenia and is a tool that leads you through the last 50 years of the visual arts in Eastern Europe. Learn about 250 artists / events / projects proposed by 24 art critics / curators / artists and make suggestions.

Martha Rosler Library: Comprising more than 7,000 volumes selected from the books at Martha Rosler’s residence and studio in Brooklyn and academic office in New Jersey, the library was accessible for the public use at e-flux’s Ludlow street location in NYC.

DO IT began in 1993 in Paris with a discussion among Christian Boltanski, Bertrand Lavier, and Hans Ulrich Obrist. DO IT is a manual of artist’s instructions.

In 1998 the artist Minerva Cuevas launched an ingenious and complex ongoing economic fiction as a means of exploring the politics of contemporary hope: Mejor Vida Corp.

unitednationsplaza is exhibition as school located in the city of Berlin, organized by Anton Vidokle in collaboration with Liam Gillick, Boris Groys, Martha Rosler, Walid Raad, Jalal Toufic, Nikolaus Hirsch, Natascha Sadr Haghighian and Tirdad Zolghadr.

Utopia Station: posters by more than 100 artists. View them online, download the PDF and print them out. A 2003 Venice Biennal project, curated by Molly Nesbit, Rirkrit Tiravanija and Hans Ulrich Obrist.

For their contribution to All The World’s Futures—the 56th International Art Exhibition: La Biennale di Venezia, the editors of e-flux journal created a single issue spanning from May to September 2015, with one piece of writing released each day.

Time/Bank is a platform where groups and individuals can pool and trade time and skills, bypassing money as a measure of value. Time/Bank is based on the premise that everyone in the field of culture has something to contribute and that it is possible to develop and sustain an alternative...

AUP is a public database of censored, forgotten, postponed, impossible or rejected art projects, by nearly 2000 artists. View online and submit your unrealized projects.

Think you can’t be an artist? Think Again. In 101 Art Ideas You Can Do Yourself, Rob Pruitt supplies the instructions and leaves the art making to the viewer.

The Next Documenta Should Be Curated by an Artist, a new e-flux project curated by Jens Hoffmann, featuring reflections of a group of artists upon the conditions of the relationship between artists and curators.

Report (Not Announcement) is a transitionary report on the state of mobility at the beginning of 21st Century comprising of accounts and documents submitted by 48 cultural producers from all over the globe. A project by BAK in collaboration with e-flux, curated by Binna Choi.

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