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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Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
The International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC)
Yesterday
June 18, 2019
Crawford Art Gallery
Centre de la photographie, Genève
MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Arts
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
June 17, 2019
PLATO Ostrava
Estancia FEMSA
June 16, 2019
Americas Society
FRAC Champagne-Ardenne
June 15, 2019
Getty Center
KAI 10 I ARTHENA FOUNDATION
June 14, 2019
neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst (nGbK)
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

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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Frac Centre-Val de Loire
Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
Becoming Digital
June 18, 2019
Eyal Weizman
Open Verification
Städelschule Architecture Class (SAC)
Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana
Liquid Utility
June 13, 2019
Marcela Olivera
Working with the Commons
Garagem Sul | Lisbon
Architecture Foundation
Ab Rogers Design / Wonderfruit
Canadian Centre for Architecture
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Naomi Milgrom Foundation
Liquid Utility
May 24, 2019
Catherine Coleman Flowers
Septic Injustice
Liquid Utility
May 21, 2019
Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe
What is Above is What is Below
Digital ×
May 19, 2019
Danny Hillis
10,000 Years
Digital ×
May 17, 2019
Ben Vickers
Rules and Rhythms
Digital ×
May 15, 2019
Hasier Larrea
Exponential Rooms
Digital ×
May 13, 2019
Mary Lou Jepsen
Telepathic Infrastructures
Digital ×
May 11, 2019
Amber Case
Calm Space
Digital ×
May 9, 2019
David Moinina Sengeh
Data Graft
Digital ×
May 7, 2019
Nicholas Negroponte
Terms and Conditions
Digital ×
May 6, 2019
e-flux Architecture and Norman Foster Foundation
Editorial
Liquid Utility
May 3, 2019
Elizabeth A. Povinelli
The Urban Intensions of Geontopower
Liquid Utility
April 29, 2019
Curriculum
April 28, 2019
Antonio Furgiuele and Matthew Allen

Mediating Theory

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 & 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
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
James Owen Weatherall
Becket Mingwen
Jacob Korczynski
Litia Perta
Pavilion of Taiwan at the Venice Biennale

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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“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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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Thursday, June 27, 2019, 9pm
Lumapit Sa Akin, Paraiso (Come to Me, Paradise) is a science-fiction documentary set in Hong Kong. The film focuses on the lives of three domestic workers. Every Sunday, the Filipina domestic workforce gather for a day of rest and socialization in Statute Square, located in the business and retail district, Central.
Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9pm
A Practical Spanish Grammar for Border Patrol Officers is a textbook edited by the Justice Department in which the learning of a language is indissociable from its deployment in a particular territory. A Grammar of Gates (Gramática de las puertas) takes us to the Tohono O'odham Nation, an indigenous people living on the Sonora-Arizona borderlands whose territory is currently occupied by the US Border Patrol.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Show extended: on view at e-flux through June 15, 2019 Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 12–6pm
Friday, June 14, 2019
Friday, June 14, 7–9pm and Saturday, June 15, 10:30am–7:30pm With Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abu Rahme, Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Mary Walling Blackburn, Keller Easterling, Irmgard Emmelhainz, Liam Gillick, Boris Groys, The New Red Order, Charles Mudede, Reza Negarestani, The Otolith Group, Hito Steyerl. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, a “global” art world began to form. Sure, there were already a number of world's fairs and established international biennials, but this would be different. From the 1990s onward, national boundaries would dissolve, centers and peripheries would level out, and the internet would host worldwide cultural exchange. In many ways this really did happen, but some other things also happened. As people and ideas began to move across borders, money did too.
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 9pm
Lovely Andrea follows the artist’s quest to find a bondage photograph she posed for while in Tokyo as a film student.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 7pm
Join us at e-flux for a screening of John Bruce and Paweł Wojtasik's recent film End of Life (2017, 91 minutes), followed by Q&A with the filmmakers. End of Life is the product of four years spent by John Bruce and Paweł Wojtasik with five individuals at various stages in the process of dying. In preparation for this project, the filmmakers trained to be end-of-life doulas and documented hundreds of hours of interactions with their subjects. The Doula works with the dying person, along with those surrounding him or her, to help design, guide, and support their wishes for whatever a “good death” might mean for them.
Thursday, June 6, 2019, 9pm
A monkey wearing a mask of a young woman, trained as a servant, an unconscious actor of human labour and a drone, an unmanned camera programmed to perform tasks inhabit the same landscape of Fukushima, just after the natural and technological disaster in 2011.
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 9pm
Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 follows author Ayn Rand (Susanne Sachsse) and members of her Collective, including economist Alan Greenspan, on an acid trip in 1955. Guided by an artificial intelligence named Azuma, they are transported to a dystopian future Silicon Valley. As Apple, Facebook, and Google campuses burn, Azuma reveals that Ayn has become a celebrity philosopher to tech executives, as her writings foster their entrepreneurial spirit.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 7pm
Sad Sack is a book of collected writing by Sophia Al-Maria, taking feminist inspiration from Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1986 essay “The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction;” opposing “the linear, progressive, Time’s-(killing)-arrow mode of the Techno-Heroic.”
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 9pm
You’re sitting in a bar and overweight Jesus walks in and points a glowing finger directly at you. Or perhaps its not Jesus but a fleshy baby Satan or God himself or your mother, it’s hard to tell with all the smoke and thunder.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 7pm
In this lecture, Kee will discuss three lines of inquiry into art and law via 1) legal practice, or how the practice of law intersects with art; 2) legal theory, how legal theory might help us think through/revisit artistic questions like intention [volition/consent], collaboration [joint authorship], and what the idea of agreement might entail; and 3) the "legal imagination," or what is not yet possible in law that artworks permit us to imagine.
Monday, May 20, 2019, 7pm
Taking as a point of departure his sculpture and video installation currently on view at e-flux, Okón reflects on his projects and artistic research over the last two decades, and discusses how subjugated consumers under neoliberal capitalism salute a reloaded fascism, metaphorically inferring the past and the future.
Sunday, May 19, 2019, 8pm
Join us at Bar Laika for the seventh edition of Satellite, featuring Bergsonist (Selwa Abd) and JWORDS (Jennifer Hernandez).
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 10am
A day of panels and workshops with Marta Caldeira, Tao Sule DuFour, Mario Gooden, Sophie Hochhäusl, Dora Epstein Jones, Sanford Kwinter, Peter Laurence, Sylvia Lavin, John May, Ana Miljacki, Meredith TenHoor, David Theodore, Matthew Allen, Joseph Bedford, Elisa Dainese, Gabriel Fuentes, Antonio Furgiuele, Joseph Godlewski, Jeremy Lecomte, Jake Matatyaou, Ginger Nolan, Bryan Norwood, Ivonne Santoyo-Orozco, Marrikka Trotter, and Nick Axel.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9pm
Join us for a special evening to celebrate the 100th issue of e-flux journal: Noel W Anderson will perform his recent essay “Echoes from the Hole: Doubling Darkness Is Most Dark” with possible support from musical cues. There will be a reading by Pedro Neves Marques—author most recently of “Parallel Futures: One or Many Dystoipas?.” Njål Paulsberg then takes the floor for an improvised, 30-minute set on three synthesizers. Happy Hour: 9pm till midnight!

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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