Program

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

November 2016
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...
September 2016
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...
July 2016
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...
May 2016
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...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Liam Gillick has written a holistic genealogy of contemporary art that addresses arts engagement with history, even when it seems apathetic or blind...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The presentation discusses the exhibition Hotel Theory that was held at REDCAT, Los Angeles in the fall of 2015. Curated by Sohrab Mohebi in...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
On Tuesday, May 3, please join the Center for Transformative Media in launching Benjamin H. Bratton's latest titles: The Stack: On Software and...
April 2016
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
On Wednesday, April 13, Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova will introduce a new performance by Moscow-based performer and theater director Viktoria...
Monday, April 11, 2016
Viennese émigré architect Bernard Rudofsky (1905–1988) is most frequently recalled for curating “Architecture without Architects,” the famous...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Analysts are choking on intercepted communication. They need to unscramble, filter, decrypt, refine, and process “truckloads of data.” The focus...
March 2016
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
If artists want to change the world the following question arises: In what way is art able to influence the world in which we live? There are...
Friday, March 18, 2016
In 1963, the Uruguayan writer and journalist Eduardo Galeano went to China to interview the last emperor, Pu Yi. He and I were both working for...
February 2016
Friday, February 5, 2016
One might think that the active historical role of a tank would be over once it became part of a historical display. But this pedestal seems to have...
January 2016
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The City Outside the Sentence was written without a mother tongue. Pronunciation glitches, thwarted accents, and makeshift multilingualism are turned...
December 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
Superconversations: Machines that Matter brings together a range of thinkers and artists concerned with the intersection of technology and immanence,...
Friday, December 4, 2015
In the words of Composing Differences contributor Judith Revel, "Faire-multitude is a problem that is both logical and organizational: What type of...
November 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Corruption may be the still valid universalism in our midst, resonant since antiquity and continuing to find its strength as the invisible...
October 2015
Friday, October 30, 2015
Unstable market forces, the consequences of colonialism, and changes in the Earth's biosphere have combined to undermine and even invert the border...
September 2015
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Join us for the launch of Eyal Weizman’s latest books The Roundabout Revolutions, published by Sternberg Press (2015), and The Conflict Shoreline,...
Sunday, September 20, 2015
More than ever, architects today are increasingly called upon to build gestural landmarks and grandiose signature buildings. But architecture was...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The 627 words of this press release ask nothing of you. Don’t even read it. You’re reading it. Laure asked eight people to watch her video three...
June 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Please join us for a series of events in parallel to e-flux journal’s SUPERCOMMUNITY issue #65 for the 56th Venice Biennale, expanding on the...
April 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
So You Want to See brings together six women artists from decidedly different places and of different generations, using distinct methods of...
Friday, April 10, 2015
Parallel to the exhibition So You Want to See, e-flux journal's Brian Kuan Wood will join the curators What, How & for Whom to discuss the exhibition...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Even within small-scale and self-determined art initiatives now, the quest for mere survival often translates into an exclusive focus on...
March 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
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,...
Monday, March 23, 2015
As the closing event for of Specters Communism: Contemporary Russian Art, e-flux is pleased to host a lecture by translator and FAA aeronautics...
February 2015
Monday, February 9, 2015
The wave of recent uprising around the globe actualized the dream of directly employing the moving image in political struggle. For one instance,...
January 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Contemporary Russian artists are still haunted by the specters of communism. On the one hand, they do not want to close the utopian perspective that...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
As part of the exhibition The Unmaking of Art, e-flux will host a lecture by Alfred Barr, the first director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York,...
December 2014
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
e-flux journal: The Internet Does Not Exist. A mini-symposium in Berlin with Metahaven, Julieta Aranda and Ana Teixeira Pinto, Hito Steyerl, Diedrich...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Please join Walter Benjamin’s technician this Saturday, December 6 for a guided walk through The Unmaking of Art: An exhibition based on a lecture...
November 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
On the first day of a sophomore art history class, two students meet: an art student and a history student. They begin talking. The art student...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Every country gives and every country receives—innumerable are the exchanges—and so it comes about that in our first impressionable years the...
October 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Where Fukuyama once heralded the fall of the Berlin Wall as the augur of the universal triumph of liberalism, after 2008 this event looks...
September 2014
Friday, September 26, 2014
Come visit us this weekend at the New York Art Book Fair, booth N62, second floor. Books and journals brought to you by e-flux and our many...
August 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” “The...
July 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Every Monday evening from July 28 to August 25, e-flux will host a series of live presentations on themes loosely based on the archive of the Agency...
June 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The Home Workspace Program presents at Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, A Museum of Immortality, on view from June 11 through July 18, 2014. The exhibition is...
May 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014
Ana Janevski will introduce Mladen Stilinović's experimental films from the 1970s, when the artist began producing his films in the so-called...
April 2014
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Sternberg Press is pleased to announce the publication of Subtraction by Keller Easterling, the fourth book in the Critical Spatial Practice series...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
As part of ART2, an International Platform on Contemporary Art held in New York during April, and one of its multifaceted projects, Composing...
March 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014
Nothing Gained with Dice is the second solo presentation of work by Croatian artist Mladen Stilinović at e-flux. While the 2010 exhibition Artist's...
February 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
In conjunction with Taiping Tianguo, e-flux has organized a series of guided walks in the East Village, Lower East Side, and downtown Manhattan led...
January 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Join us Thursday, January 30 at 8pm for a conversation with curators Doryun Chong and Cosmin Costinas, introduced by Anton Vidokle. Chong and...
Friday, January 17, 2014
Taiping Tianguo explores actual and concrete, as well as tenuous or even possibly non-existing connections between four artists in New York in the...
December 2013
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Dear readers and friends, To celebrate the five-year anniversary of e-flux journal, we invite all of you who happen to be in New York next...
Friday, December 6, 2013
After a tour of over two years with stops in Basel, New York, St. Louis, and Chicago, the e-flux book co-op is going into retirement. The e-flux book...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
NSK Electronic Consulate e-flux in New York City will start operating on December 12, 2013 at 7pm in the e-flux offices at 311 East Broadway, New...
November 2013
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
I am a press release. I've been ping-ponged between different people for days now. The artist hated me from the beginning. Then the gallerist wanted...
Monday, November 4, 2013
What constitutes an accelerationist aesthetics? Is it possible? Why would it matter? What should its scope be? And whose interest would it serve?...
Sunday, November 3, 2013
For the public presentation of the special double issue of e-flux journal: “Pieces of the Planet” developed for and in parallel with the Home...
October 2013
Friday, October 11, 2013
On the occasion of the exhibition "Environments" by Pedro Neves Marques and Mariana Silva, join us for two evenings of talks, the first with Philip...
September 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013
New York Launch Sternberg Press is pleased to announce the publication of Solution 247–261: Love (ed. Ingo Niermann). Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Chus Martínez,...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
What makes a city successful today? Over the past few decades, artists—and more broadly, clusters of creative people—have become central to...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
In 1972 the future ended. This was the year a “Report on the Human Environment” titled The Limits to Growth was published, coding the world...
August 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
In light of Allan Sekula's recent passing, e-flux invites you to an intimate celebration of his life and work as we present his film essay The...
May 2013
Thursday, May 16, 2013
For the duration of Rossella Biscotti’s exhibition The Trial, e-flux will be hosting a semi-regular reading group devoted to exploring the...
Friday, May 10, 2013
On April 7, 1979, a number of militants and intellectuals, formerly members of Potere Operaio (Workers Power) and Autonomia Operaia, were arrested...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Join us on May 14 at e-flux, where Gregg Bordowitz, Malik Gaines, Pati Hertling and Eileen Miles, and Carlos Motta will discuss the role of creative...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
On the occasion of Rossella Biscotti’s The Trial, join us for a talk by Michael Hardt. Having co-written with Antonio Negri the trilogy of books...
April 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013
e-flux presents Khalil Rabah: Pages 7, 8, 9, an oblique survey of Khalil Rabah’s work from the last ten years, and the artist’s first solo...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Join video artist Michel Auder as he introduces a screening of The Feature (2008, 177 minutes), a fictional biography based on his life as told by...
March 2013
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Join us for a special cinema evening at e-flux on March 9th. We will be hosting a conversation between legendary filmmaker Agnès Varda and art...
Saturday, March 2, 2013
For several years Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige have explored the Lebanese Rocket Society project, a space adventure carried out at Haigazian,...
February 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
On its second stop on tour, e-flux book co-op takes up temporary residence at threewalls, Chicago, programmed in collaboration with Open Practice...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Join us at e-flux on Saturday, February 16 at 3pm for a symposium in conjunction with the exhibition Khalil Rabah: Pages 7, 8, 9, with Khalil Rabah,...
Sunday, February 3, 2013
e-flux journal is pleased to announce our participation in the LA Art Book Fair and a public conversation with Sylvère Lotringer and Anton Vidokle:...
January 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013
We could not help but notice the recent proliferation of mock trials in NY. In keeping with this development, we invite you to join us for a...
November 2012
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
All social and political movements need some memory of the previous ups and downs of earlier movements in order to keep every new generation from...
October 2012
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The moment an image appears on a screen, a web of political relationships is not only reflected, but actively produced. This places the forces...
September 2012
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
e-flux book co-op is now on tour! Costly and often monopolistic approaches to the distribution of art books has resulted in a situation in which...
August 2012
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
This new open call for unrealized projects is launched on the occasion of a Berlin edition of AUP in collaboration with the Berliner...
July 2012
Thursday, July 26, 2012
e-flux and Anselm Franke present an evening of presentations on the subject "The Vanishing Point of the Modern" with Elizabeth Povinelli, Spyros...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
e-flux and Anselm Franke present an outdoor film screening of works by Ken Jacobs, Antje Majewski, and Jean Painleve in conjunction with the...
April 2012
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The exhibition Animism rethinks the question of animation not by investigating the effect of animation within aesthetics, but by tackling the...
Thursday, April 12, 2012
e-flux hosts a special discussion with Maria Elena Torre, Public Science Project, New York, Oliver Marchart, political theorist, Vienna and Lucerne,...
March 2012
Sunday, March 25, 2012
How do we think about the sources of the political otherwise when being seems trapped in an enclosure rather than having a front or back? Where are...
February 2012
Sunday, February 19, 2012
On Sunday, February 19th, Time/Food will open in Berlin, as an informal restaurant in Prenzlauer Berg, which will offer lunch every other Sunday in...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
STUK arts centre opens the first branch of the e-flux Time/Bank in Belgium. Time/Bank is a platform that enables people to trade goods and services...
Saturday, February 11, 2012
In our current age of uncertainty, both art and journalism are struggling in their different ways to make sense of the present time. This exhibition...
January 2012
Sunday, January 29, 2012
To live in exile is to sever oneself doubly—between one's past and present, but also between the ambivalent mystery of a new place and the...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
These video works see Groys combining spoken and written narration with film and video footage to consider how the evolution of contemporary media...
Monday, January 2, 2012
e-flux book co-op was brought to the New York Art Book Fair in the Fall of 2011 where it was located in the courtyard at MoMA PS1. At the fair's...
December 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
The concept of insolvency as it has been applied in the US and especially in the EU has to do with economic debt, but also with the symbolic debt...
November 2011
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
EVR’s permanent home at Moderna Galerija in a reconstruction of the original storefront at 53 Ludlow reminds us that the project began at a time...
Saturday, November 5, 2011
As the first comprehensive presentation in the US of this central figure in 1970s Moscow Conceptualism, the exhibition draws together a selection of...
September 2011
Friday, September 30, 2011
Costly and often monopolistic approaches to the distribution of art books has resulted in a situation where it has become common for not only the...
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Functioning both as a visualization of a parallel economy and as its pragmatic deployment, Time/Food is one of several new branches of Time/Bank—a...
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Originally established by artists Julieta Aranda and Anton Vidokle in New York in 2008, PAWNSHOP went bankrupt at the beginning of the world...
July 2011
Sunday, July 17, 2011
All across Europe, we are suddenly being told that we are too poor to afford culture, but we are not poor. Many of us are artists, writers, curators,...
June 2011
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
e-flux has been invited to develop a special project for the Kopfbau during Art Basel. The Kopfbau (head building) is the oldest building in the...
May 2011
Saturday, May 7, 2011
On May 6, 2011, Portikus will become a bank. Initiated by artists Julieta Aranda and Anton Vidokle in 2009, Time/Bank is a platform that enables...
April 2011
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1926 to Polish-Jewish parents, Metzger was evacuated to England as part of the Kindertransport in 1939. For 60 years,...
January 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
Between January and May, e-flux is pleased to present a series of film and video screenings in our storefront on Essex Street. Considering the...
November 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010
In collaboration with Platform for Pedagogy, 16 beaver, e-flux, and Ludlow 38, Red Channels will be hosting a screening of Kluge’s News from...
Sunday, November 7, 2010
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...
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Time/Store on Essex Street follows the historic Cincinnati Time Store, opened by the American anarchist Josiah Warren in 1827 as a three-year...
September 2010
Thursday, September 16, 2010
e-flux is pleased to present an installation by Raqs Media Collective combining historical photographs (from the Galton Collection at University...
July 2010
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
In the mid-1970s, Stilinović’s work was often shown in outdoor exhibition actions arranged by the Group of Six Artists, of which Stilinović was a...
May 2010
Sunday, May 9, 2010
e-flux video rental (EVR) is a project by Anton Vidokle and Julieta Aranda, comprising a free video rental, a public screening room, and a film and...
March 2010
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
From André Breton’s La Révolution surréaliste to printed publications offering space to artists today, the magazine has served as a site for...
February 2010
Friday, February 19, 2010
Allan Sekula’s 1974 photo-text work, This Ain’t China: A Photonovel, announces the artist’s early attention to China as a foil for Western...
December 2009
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
It was at a dessert stall that he last met her. Now, neither of them can remember what was said too well. The one thing which stands out in his...
September 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Following its bankruptcy and closure in New York at the beginning of the global economic crises in February 2008, e-flux’ PAWNSHOP proprietors...
August 2009
Friday, August 28, 2009
“If You Lived Here… ” was, in Yvonne Rainer’s words, “a vivid demonstration of how an art exhibition can constitute a radically different...
May 2009
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Raster Noton’s investigations into sound frequencies and sequences are principally developed in the field of music, but often cross over into the...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Unlike unrealized architectural projects, which are frequently exhibited and circulated, unrealized artworks tend to remain unnoticed or little...
April 2009
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Unlike unrealized architectural projects, which are frequently exhibited and circulated, unrealized artworks tend to remain unnoticed or little...
September 2008
Friday, September 5, 2008
Having spoken at length with a group of artists about this radical separation between the political reality of this place and its cultural reality,...
January 2007
Friday, January 19, 2007
Film Festival is comprised of a two-month series of screenings featuring seventy educational films produced for educational programs at the North...
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