e-flux Index at Walther Koenig bookstores

e-flux Index at Walther Koenig bookstores


Photo by Alvaro Martino.

May 25, 2024
e-flux Index at Walther Koenig bookstores

We are pleased to announce that the first issue of e-flux Index is now available to purchase exclusively from Walther Koenig bookstores throughout Europe. A full list of Buchhandlung Walther Koenig branch locations is available here

Individual copies of e-flux Index can also be ordered online here.

e-flux Index combines long form essays from e-flux Journal and Architecture, reviews of exhibitions, books, and films from e-flux Criticism, articles and interviews by students and teachers from e-flux Education, and opinion pieces from e-flux Notes, organizing them thematically to draw out new strains of inquiry. Though these lines of inquiry are presented distinctly, together they should be understood to intertwine and overlap:

“Archives of our own destruction” examines the long noirish shadows the Cold War still casts over our current moment. 

Living with Ghosts explores the domain of the many specters and ghosts (both friendly and malevolent) with whom we are forced to cohabit.

Becoming One’s Own Ancestor gathers pieces that yogically stretch and expand the limits of the human body, of embodiment, and of “the human” itself. 

The Perpetual Peace of the Graveyard addresses the myriad contemporary forms of psychic and physical violence, from wars fought in the name of “civilization” to the impossibility of actually depicting peace.

“Tomorrow we will not work” shuttles between the radical forms of go-slow, quiet quitting, and social refusal that comprise the decision to down tools.  

The Nurse Log purloins a term from silviculture forestry terminology to examine paradoxes of sustainability, ecology, wastage, and re-usage.

The Polycrisis groups pieces which engage questions of cosmopolitanism, nationalism, and neocolonial territorialization.

Counter-citational Models turns from the larger abstraction of the nation-state to the little nations of the museum, opening up questions of exhibition-making and curatorial strategy.

Finally, Benches out of Snow collects texts that ask: How to overcome institutional inertia and sclerosis? In different ways, each of these contributions sets out to address the problems of the commons, of living together, and what remains of the public sphere.

Index 1 features contributions from Katherine Adams, Zdenka Badovinac, Stephanie Bailey, Pietro Bianchi, Iago Bojczuk, Manuel Borja-Villel, Nathan Brown, Valentin Diaconov, Sonia D’Alto, Aziba Ekio, Octavian Esanu, Kim Förster, Yuriko Furuhata, Boris Groys, Gracie Hadland, Angela Harutyunyan, Jörg Heiser, Fumi Kashimura, Sami Khatib, Ikko Kobayashi, Vasif Kortun, Olexii Kuchanskyi, Michael Kurtz, Xinyue Liu, R. H. Lossin, Artemy Magun, Christoph Menke, Dorota Jagoda Michalska, David Morris, Novuyo Moyo, Christ Mukenge, Antonio Negri, Sandra Neugärtner, Tausif Noof, Christian Nyampeta, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Matteo Pasquinelli, Jennifer Piejko, Feza Kayungu Ramazani, Jason Read, Jose Rosales, Lydia Schellhammer, Peter Sealy, Laila Seewang, Jason E. Smith, Nicole Starosielski, Paul Stephens, Kate Sutton, Oxana Timofeeva, Jacinda S. Tran, Judith Wilkinson, Evan Calder Williams, and Jenny Wu.

e-flux Index is meta-edited by George MacBeth and designed by Remco van Bladel, with layout by Sixing Xu.

For subscription inquiries, advertisement, or wholesale orders, please contact index [​at​] e-flux.com

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