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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YARAT Contemporary Art Centre
e-flux journal
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)
Yesterday
December 7, 2016
Museo Experimental El Eco
December 6, 2016
Nottingham Contemporary
Sharjah Art Foundation
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
December 5, 2016
Haus der Kunst
Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum
Skulptur Projekte Münster
December 4, 2016
MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main
Taiwan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
December 3, 2016

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 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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STEPHEN FRIEDMAN GALLERY, London
HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL, Los Angeles

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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A two-part symposium exploring the practices and sociopolitical implications of contemporary museology

e-flux Architecture is a platform for disseminating new ideas in design and architecture. The content is comprised of commissioned and syndicated essays, as well as press releases for key events and projects in the field.

Superhumanity is the first project by e-flux Architecture.

Editors
Nikolaus Hirsch
Anton Vidokle

Deputy Editor
Nick Axel

Image Editor
Mariana Silva

Web design
Alan Woo

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Superhumanity
December 7, 2016
Francesca Hughes
Facilities for Correction
Superhumanity
December 5, 2016
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
Superhumanity
December 2, 2016
Royal College of Art, London
Superhumanity
November 30, 2016
Jack Self
Beyond the Self
Lisbon Architecture Triennale
Superhumanity
November 28, 2016
Oslo Architecture Triennale
Superhumanity
November 25, 2016
Alexander Tarakhovsky
Beyond the Gene
e-flux Architecture
Superhumanity
November 23, 2016
Spyros Papapetros
The Birth of Design
REAL foundation
Miejskie Galerie UAP
Superhumanity
November 21, 2016
Superhumanity
November 18, 2016
Ingo Niermann
Real Estate Porn
Design Museum
Superhumanity
November 16, 2016
Giuliana Bruno
Storage Space
S AM Swiss Architecture Museum
Superhumanity
November 14, 2016
Rubén Gallo
Designer Sex
Superhumanity
November 11, 2016
Rupali Gupte and Prasad Shetty
The One-Foot Shop
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Superhumanity
November 9, 2016
Tony Chakar
Down with the World
Superhumanity
November 7, 2016
Daniel Birnbaum and Sven-Olov Wallenstein
Spatial Thought
Superhumanity
November 4, 2016
Felicity D. Scott
Lesser Worlds

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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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...

This book began as a two-part issue of e-flux journal devoted to the question: What is contemporary art? First, and most obviously: why is this question not asked? That is to say, why do we simply leave it to hover in the shadow of attempts at critical summation in the grand...

Since Conceptualism, the field of art has become increasingly accustomed to playing host to its own critique, and recent decades have seen institutions engaged in self-critique as if by mandate. Important notions of legibility, autonomy, and critical engagement that were once necessary to...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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Friday, December 9, 2016
With Lou Cantor, Paul Chan, Andrew Durbin, Alexandre R. Galloway, Sam Sackeroff, Mohammad Salemy, Maria Tsylke, and Mary Wang.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 7pm
At a moment when activism feels more necessary than ever, we will discuss the strategies and insights offered by these artists’ critical writings and address the question: What do we do now?
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 6pm
Sylvère Lotringer's earlier films are first-hand explorations of sex, crime, and death in New York City. They are also an investigation of poet, writer, and dramatist Antonin Artaud’s life and legacy.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Nov. 11-12 at Brooklyn Museum, and Nov. 20-21 at Walker Art Center. The museum of contemporary art might very well be the most advanced recording device ever invented in the history of humankind. It is a place for the...
Friday, October 28, 2016, 7pm
Things are not always what they seem in this fast paced, freaked out little tale that begins with a disappearance and ends with a joke.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
A series of presentations and conversations with Nick Axel, Beatriz Colomina, Keller Easterling, Anselm Franke, Francesca Hughes, Lydia Kallipoliti, Laura Kurgan, Lesley Lokko, Spyros Papapetros, Felicity D. Scott, Pelin Tan, Eyal Weizman, and Mark Wigley.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Ergonomic Futures is a multi-part project that asks questions about contemporary “fitness” through the lens of speculative evolution. The work comes out of Tyler Coburn’s interviews with paleoanthropologists, ergonomists, evolutionary biologists, and genetic engineers. To each he has asked: What are future scenarios for imagining new types of human bodies, and how might this thought experiment reframe conversations about body normativity in the present day?
Saturday, October 1, 2016
For almost a century, art has been positioning itself vis-à-vis the cultural industry. But today, with the mass availability of user-friendly media technology at the tip of our fingers, the said industry is undergoing a mass transformation. How will art respond to the reconfiguration, and possible collapse of its preferred opponent?
Friday, September 30, 2016
Everywhere we see signs of exhaustion and collapse. The end is everywhere, but this is only an illusion, because things never stop concatenating, so...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
History is written by the victors, but this film reminds us
 that the history of the oppressed can still be saved. The Khalil brothers’ feature...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:30pm
The lecture presents an interpretation of DNA/RNA as visual structures with specific formal properties and relationships. Instead of the existing...
Friday, July 8, 2016
Tech is never simply technology. It never appears in the abstract, any more than the characters “H2O” appear anywhere on water. Tech is always...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
From Oiticica’s late 1950s experiments with painting and color to his mid-1960s wearable Parangolés, Small traces a series of artistic procedures...
Friday, May 20, 2016
The freeport method of art storage presents its critics with a problem. Is it something new? Or something old? What could be less surprising than an...

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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