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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M+, West Kowloon Cultural District
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst
RICHELIEU – Bibliothèques – Musée – Galeries – Paris
Yesterday
May 24, 2018
Lunds konsthall
HAU Hebbel am Ufer
TBA21–Academy
Kunstverein Hannover
ifa-Galerie Berlin
The Wanas Foundation - Wanås Konst / The NIROX Foundation
May 23, 2018
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)
May 22, 2018
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
Frankfurter Kunstverein
Künstlerhaus Bethanien / KfW Stiftung
Kunstverein in Hamburg
May 21, 2018
De Appel
SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum
RAY

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 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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Transart Institute for Creative Research
Philippine Pavilion at the Venice International Architecture Biennale
Citizenship
May 25, 2018
Network
Ingrid Burrington
Effortless Slippage
Pavilion of Turkey at the Venice International Architecture Biennale
Polish Pavilion at the Venice International Architecture Biennale
Citizenship
May 23, 2018
Globe
Jennifer Scappettone
Smelting Pot
National Gallery in Prague
Citizenship
May 21, 2018
Nation
Dan Handel
Alma Mater
The Japan Foundation
Architektūros fondas
Citizenship
May 19, 2018
Region
Imre Szeman
On the Politics of Region
Royal Academy of Arts, London
Citizenship
May 17, 2018
Civitas
Ana María León
Spaces of Co-liberation
United Arab Emirates Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
Citizenship
May 15, 2018
Citizen
Adrienne Brown
Architectures of Habit
Citizenship
May 14, 2018
Niall Atkinson, Nick Axel, Iker Gil, Nikolaus Hirsch, Ann Lui, Anton Vidokle, and Mimi Zeiger
Editorial
Urban Village
April 27, 2018
Urban Village
April 24, 2018
Positions
April 17, 2018
Positions
April 9, 2018
Positions
March 30, 2018
Beatrice Galilee
Freeness
Positions
March 27, 2018
Alessandro Bava
Habitable Art
Superhumanity
March 24, 2018
Mark Wasiuta
Ecstatic Purification
Superhumanity
March 21, 2018
Arisa Ema
Tasks and Values

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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GALERIE HUBERT WINTER, Vienna
THE BARBICAN CENTRE, London
THE 13TH DAK’ART BIENNALE, Dakar
CCA WATTIS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS, San Francisco
FRIEZE ART FAIR, New York
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Berlin
NEW WALK MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, Leicester
LONG MARCH SPACE, Beijing
INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, London
JESSICA SILVERMAN GALLERY, San Francisco
LISSON GALLERY, New York
GALERIE NORDENHAKE, Stockholm
ART BASEL, Hong Kong
RICHARD SALTOUN GALLERY, London
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Los Angeles
CENTRUM FüR NATURKUNDE, Hamburg
CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER, Vilnius
FUNDACIó ANTONI TàPIES, Barcelona
MUSEO TAMAYO, Mexico City
VARIOUS LOCATIONS, New York

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
James Owen Weatherall
Becket Mingwen
Jacob Korczynski
Litia Perta
Ashkan Sepahvand

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 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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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 7pm
Join us at e-flux for the New York premiere of The Otolith Group's recent film The Third Part of the Third Measure (2017). The screening will be followed by a discussion with the group's Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar, and responses by music scholar George Lewis, and artist and performer travis.
Saturday, May 26, 2018, 6pm
It is traditionally thought that the demise of the project of communism was due to the bureaucratization of the commons. Another supposed basis was the supremacy of ideology over grass-roots democracy, which had failed to maintain its agency subject to the rule of party apparatuses.
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7pm
Penzin’s lecture will take llyenkov’s early speculative work on the “entropic death of the universe” as a starting point from which to salvage the powers of “thinking matter,” while Almborg’s film and conversation with Chehonadskih will engage with llyenkov’s later work on pedagogy, theories of (dis)ability, and the “thinking body”. While both lecture and film propose a materialist understanding of thinking outside the individual, one is located in matter and the universe, and the other in sensuous activity with objects and between people, leading to unique understandings of communism.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7pm
Join us at e-flux on Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm for the second evening of ArteEast’s spring screening series Films, Facts, and Fiction. The evening features Eric Baudelaire’s latest film Also Known As Jihadi (2017), followed by a video broadcast by the filmmaker recorded esepcially for the event, and live responses to the film by Alia Ayman (filmmaker and PhD student, NYU), Brian Kuan Wood (e-flux journal), and Sarah Rifky (ArteEast).
Friday, May 11, 2018, 7pm
What would “sexual freedom beyond the rule of commodities” look like? By way of starting a conversation, this lecture-performance will take up the task of answering this question from the far end of a discursive nightmare. Across the board, a specter is roaming politics. Be it in debates on allegedly “socialist” economics, on gender equality, on #metoo, on queerness, on cultural appropriation (#danaschutz), on Black Lives Matter, or on gun control, some notion of “freedom” is utilized against a tacit fantasy of “leftist totalitarianism”—the figure of the pink totalitarian.
Friday, April 27, 2018, 7pm
Featuring a selection of short films by Michael Rakowitz, Basim Magdy, Roy Samaha, and Oraib Toukan, followed by audience Q&A with artist Basim Magdy and ArteEast’s Sarah Rifky.
Monday, April 23, 2018, 7pm
This lecture analyzes the words chosen by the female architects, interns, artists, poets, jury members, wives, and other protagonists who inspired, informed, and critiqued the research and presentation of the project Plan (fem.) for Greater Baghdad.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 7pm
This lecture seeks to use the Atlantic Spaceport as a lens through which to explore the deep entanglement of colonial imaginaries and neoliberal governance in the context of European space exploration, rather than in the more familiar setting of American final-frontierism.
Friday, April 13, 2018, 7pm
Join us for the launch of The Empire Remains Shop, Cooking Sections' first book following the eponymous ongoing research and installation. The evening will feature an introduction by Natasha Ginwala, the lecture-performance “The Next 'Invasive' Is ‘Native’” by Cooking Sections, and a discussion between Ginwala, Cooking Sections' Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe, and Coco Fusco about the remains of Empire; followed by The Plant That Could Sink Your Mortgage: Cocktails and Drinks.
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 6pm
In this lecture, Robin van den Akker and Timotheus Vermeulen discuss Donald Trump’s Twitter typo “covfefe” and its oft-cited relations to post-truth discourses, outrage culture, and post-postmodernism in the context of possible world theory.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 7pm
Join us for the launch of Boris Groys' newest edited volume Russian Cosmism, co-published by e-flux and The MIT Press (January 2018). The evening will feature Groys in conversation with art historian Claire Bishop and artist Anton Vidokle.
Monday, March 26, 2018, 7pm
Over the past twenty years, and particularly after the publication of Michael Hardt’s and Antonio Negri’s Empire (2000), the radicalism of Italian militants in the 1960s and 1970s has been reappraised by artists, activists, and scholars. However, little has been written about the production of artists who viewed operaismo and autonomia as an inspiring conceptual toolbox and a repository of images and motifs.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 7pm
Middle of Beyond blends fiction, news clips, and animation recounting ten days in the life of Malte Krumm, a month after the latest US elections. The film depicts the numbness of a world flooded by information and social media activity, where the borders between reality and illusion are crumbling and narcissism and self-promotion overshadow moral values. Based on a true story. 
Monday, March 12, 2018, 7pm
Dimensions of Citizenship, the theme of the US Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, co-commissioned by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and the University of Chicago, challenges architects and designers to envision what it means to be a citizen today. As transnational flows of capital, digital technologies, and geopolitical transformations expand, conventional notions of citizenship are undermined. How might architecture, then, express, and engage with today’s rhizomatic and paradoxical conditions of citizenship?
Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 7pm
Through case studies from the Southeast borderlines of Turkey to the Pearl River Delta in China, Pelin Tan and Keller Easterling discuss how to approach infrastructure spaces and their territorial affects.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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