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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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OFF-Biennale Budapest
MAGASIN des horizons - Centre national d'arts et de cultures
Salzburger Kunstverein
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Yesterday
January 25, 2020
Canadian Cultural Centre
Kunsthal Charlottenborg
January 24, 2020
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Esker Foundation
FRAC Normandie Rouen
January 23, 2020
Metro Tunnel Project
Haus Mödrath – Räume für Kunst
Hammer Museum / The Huntington
January 22, 2020
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
Tate St Ives
Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
Bonniers Konsthall
January 21, 2020
MAN Museo d'arte della Provincia di Nuoro
Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art

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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Positions
January 25, 2020
Tom Holert
School’s On/Off
Städelschule Architecture Class (SAC)
Intelligence
January 23, 2020
Simone C. Niquille
Too Much Information
Intelligence
January 22, 2020
Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli
Data Architectures
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Intelligence
January 21, 2020
Alessandro Bava
Computational Tendencies
Intelligence
January 17, 2020
Erin Besler and Ian Besler
The Whole Architecture Catalog
Intelligence
January 16, 2020
Nick Axel, Thomas Geisler, Nikolaus Hirsch, and Aline Lara Rezende
Editorial
Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
UCLA Architecture and Urban Design
Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana
e-flux Architecture
Yale School of Architecture
Materials & Applications
School of Environment & Architecture
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Positions
December 15, 2019
Collectivity
December 12, 2019
Pier Vittorio Aureli, Leonard Ma, Mariapaola Michelotto, Martino Tattara, and Tuomas Toivonen
Promised Land: Housing from Commodification to Cooperation
Collectivity
December 11, 2019
Collectivity
December 10, 2019
Keller Easterling
Going Wrong
Positions
December 8, 2019
Collectivity
December 6, 2019
Collectivity
December 5, 2019
Ana Džokić, Marc Neelen, Jere Kuzmanić, and Predrag Milić
Enterprises of Survival
Collectivity
December 4, 2019
Nick Axel, Nikolaus Hirsch, and Beth Hughes
Editorial
Positions
November 30, 2019
Andreas Angelidakis
Letting Go

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 & 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
João Enxuto and Erica Love
Clare Butcher
Lucy Cotter
Sara Mameni

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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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...

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...

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...

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

“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,...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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,...

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...

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...

“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...

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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Saturday, February 1, 2020
An exploratory day of talks, interventions, and performances featuring American Artist, Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, Jérôme Bel, James Bridle, Kate Crawford, Martha Kenney, Laura Kurgan, Trevor Paglen, Gala Porras-Kim, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Steve Rowell, Davide-Christelle Sanvee, and Andros Zins-Browne. Curated by Adam Kleinman.
Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9pm
Bar Laika presents a screening of Pelin Tan by Liam Gillick. This video chronicles Tan's research into the labor conditions and communities in the Sassis in Matera, Italy from the Riforma Agraria in 1950 to today,
Friday, January 24, 2020, 7pm
Andrei Monastyrski has received international recognition for his work with Collective Actions, a group of artists and writers who began to organize outdoor actions on the edge of Moscow in 1976. However, Monastyrski came to art practice through poetry, experimenting with sound, form, and audience participation.
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9pm
The 13th edition of Satellite at Bar Laika presents live performances by Chatter Blip and Bookworms. 
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 9pm
Night Time Go by the Karrabing Collective explores the settler state’s attempt to remove Indigenous people from their lands during the Second World War using truck, train, and rifle and the refusal of the Karrabing ancestors to be detained.
Thursday, January 2, 2020, 9pm
Julieta Aranda's two-part video, Stealing one's own corpse (An alternative set of footholds for an ascent into the dark), presents a complex, expanded exploration into escapology. Comprised of a conversation between six blurred-out characters and found-footage, the act of escaping is analyzed in its historical and contemporary significances and considered under biopolitical and environmental optics.
Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9pm
Farocki's ten-minute short film is composed of shots of an AFN DJ at work, and of a car ride. The unemotional narrator and scraps of songs illustrate the connection between music and memory, while the accelerating tracking shots demonstrate how closely driving and filmic perception are related.
Thursday, December 19, 2019, 9pm
Lake Valley is a cel animated video set in an imagined suburb. Each frame is a composite of elements from 19th-20th century children’s book illustrations cut, layered, and re-mapped for the present-day.
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 9pm
Over the past thirty years Victor Burgin’s work has established him as both a highly influential artist and a renowned theorist of the still and moving image.
December 6, 2019–February 8, 2020, 6:30pm
On view: December 6—February 8, 2020 Hours: Tuesday—Saturday, 12–6pm Opening and artist talk Friday, December 6, 2019; opening 6:30pm; artist talk 7:00pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 9pm
Join us at Bar Laika for the twelfth edition of Satellite, featuring a live performance by Further Reductions and a DJ set by Acamol.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 9pm
Join us at Bar Laika on Wednesday, November 27 at 9pm for a screening of Hito Steyerl’s In Free Fall.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 8pm
K. Mulhern and Sunatirene will perform work from their recent releases “Silt” and “Queen Sound,” alongside a live performance by Jack Patterson.
Monday, November 25, 2019, 7pm
The director of the award-winning film So Pretty and the writer McKenzie Wark discuss the concept of the ‘pretty’ as a minor aesthetic category, with possibilities that major aesthetic categories such as the sublime and the beautiful don't allow. They will also investigate the kinetic possibilities of rave culture and how (not) to create art by, for, or about trans people using these aesthetic materials. The discussion will be framed by three brief scenes from the film.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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