Information Fantasies Journal #96 January 2019
Shattering and Healing Journal #96 January 2019
Nobody Owns Me Journal #96 January 2019
Editorial Journal #96 January 2019
In Defense of the Poor Image Journal #10 November 2009
Cruel Images Journal #96 January 2019

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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Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University
Kunsthal Charlottenborg
January 21, 2019
CAC Brétigny
KfW Stiftung / Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD
Kunst Haus Wien
Chisenhale Gallery
January 20, 2019
Camden Arts Centre
Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean
January 19, 2019
Fundação Bienal de São Paulo
National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art (Rome)
Kolkata Centre for Creativity
Museum Angewandte Kunst
January 18, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT)
e-flux journal / Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
GAMeC – Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo
Palais de Tokyo
Museum der Moderne Salzburg
Cyprus Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
January 17, 2019
MUSEION of Modern and Contemporary Art Bolzano
Oakville Galleries

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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Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Canadian Centre for Architecture
CANactions / Independent School for the City
La Loge – a space for art, architecture and theory
Academy of Architecture - USI Mendrisio
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain
OPEN Architecture
Graham Foundation
Sternberg Press
Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana
November 25, 2018
Ateya Khorakiwala
Architecture's Scaffolds
November 23, 2018
November 21, 2018
Ingerid Helsing Almaas
No app for that
November 15, 2018
José Aragüez
Critical Imageability
November 9, 2018
Spyros Papapetros
Pre/post/erous Histories
November 7, 2018
November 5, 2018
Meredith TenHoor
November 2, 2018
October 31, 2018
October 29, 2018
October 27, 2018
October 25, 2018
Helena Mattsson and Catharina Gabrielsson
Pockets and Folds
October 23, 2018
Angelos Varvarousis and Penny Koutrolikou
Degrowth and the City
October 22, 2018
Nick Axel, Matthew Dalziel, Phineas Harper, Nikolaus Hirsch, Cecilie Sachs Olsen, and Maria Smith
October 19, 2018
Iñaqui Carnicero and Lorena del Río
Before and After

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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601ARTSPACE, 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
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
James Owen Weatherall
Becket Mingwen
Jacob Korczynski
Litia Perta
Bar Laika

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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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...

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

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...

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...

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...

“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

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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Saturday, January 26, 2019
“Exile” is the first in the conference series “Art After Cuture?” organized in Rotterdam, Paris, Berlin, and New York launching off the next ten years of e-flux journal. With lectures, responses, and workshops by Julieta Aranda, Kaye Cain-Nielsen, Binna Choi, Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy, iLiana Fokianaki, Coco Fusco, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Charl Landvreugd, Chus Martinez, Metahaven, Christian Nyampeta, Anton Vidokle, Mary Wang, and Brian Kuan Wood.
Thursday, January 24, 2019, 9pm
An evening of shorts on sex, protuberances, and power.
Sunday, January 13, 2019, 7pm
Join us at Bar Laika for Satellite 3, featuring composer and performer Keith Fullerton Whitman.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
4pm, Part One: Charlie Ahearn, The Deadly Art of Survival (1979); followed by a talk with the filmmaker -- 6pm, Part Two: Ray Marsh, Lord Shango (1975); followed by a talk with artist Tiona Nekkia McClodden
Thursday, January 10, 2019, 7pm
Join us at Bar Laika for a special benefit party in support of A.P.E (Art Projects Era). The evening will feature screenings of Keren Cytter's Object (2016, 27 minutes) and Terrorist of Love (2016, 3minutes); followed by DJ Adrian Rew and DJs Sanna and Mamdos.
Thursday, January 3, 2019, 6pm
The film documents the eponymous legendary SoHo restaurant which opened in 1971. Owned and operated by Caroline Goodden, Food was designed and built largely by Matta-Clark, who also organized art events and performances there.
Thursday, December 20, 2018, 8:30pm
Anteloper is the electric brain child of the jazz trumpeter Jaimie Branch and the drummer Jason Nazary. In this duo the musicians include synthesizers, delving into deep rhythmic passages, telepathic improvisations, and effortless melodic negotiations.
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10am
Join us for the second event in our new monthly morning group reading sessions: Boris Groys, “Curating in the Post-Internet Age,” originally published in issue #94 of e-flux journal.
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 9pm
The third of a suite of Fusco's videos about poetry and politics in Cuba, this video essay explores the writer Reinaldo Arenas' vision and experience of the island and their connection to the present moment.
Thursday, December 6, 2018, 9pm
In this live performance for Paper Tiger Television's public-access cable program in New York, Rosler deconstructs the messages in Vogue and its advertising. Rosler looks at the institutional slants of the magazine industry and the fashion industry's reliance on sweatshops.
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Taking Hubert Fichte’s novel *Die Schwarze Stadt. Glossen* (*The Black City: Glosses*, 1990) as a starting point, the exhibition *Journeys with the initiated* unfolds along two registers across both e-flux and Participant Inc. Featuring artists Malik Gaines, Evan Ifekoya, Grada Kilomba, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, and Virginia de Medeiros. Curated by Yesomi Umolu with Katja Rivera.
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 9pm
“Deserts possess a particular magic, since they have exhausted their own futures, and are thus free of time.” J.G. Ballard’s commentary opens and sets the tone for Sophia Al-Maria’s The Future was Desert I and II, two videos that pursue the artist’s interest in exploring the visual and aural aesthetics of deep time and post-human time in the Gulf Region.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 9pm
Bar Laika is pleased to present a screening of video selections from the The Atlas Group (1989-2004), a project by Walid Raad about the contemporary history of Lebanon.
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 9pm
Bar Laika is proud to present Travel Songs by our neighbor Jonas Mekas. Drawn together from two decades of itinerant shooting in Europe, Travel Songs evokes Jonas Mekas' improvisatory approach to sightseeing, with Assisi, Moscow, and Stockholm all filtered through his singularly animated lens.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.