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Conversations in dialogue with e-flux journal, 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.

Conversations in dialogue with e-flux journal, 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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Conversations in dialogue with e-flux journal, 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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English


Episodes

Mary Walling Blackburn on "Sticky Notes"

7/3/2018
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Mary Walling Blackburn discusses her text, "Sticky Notes, 1-3," published in e-flux journal #92—"on feminisms" (Summer 2018), with editor-in-chief Kaye Cain-Nielsen. "The video editing suite sat directly across from 1607 Broadway. My mother’s boyfriend was editing a sequence of two figures fighting with long sticks. They were aiming for one another’s heads. Each man, in turn, carefully swung his fragile skull away from a baton, and then a baton toward another fragile skull swinging away....

Duration:00:28:27

Mirene Arsanios on mother tongues

6/20/2018
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Mirene Arsanios discusses her text, "E Autobiography di un Idioma," published in e-flux journal #92—"on feminisms" (Summer 2018). In conversation with editor-in-chief Kaye Cain-Nielsen. "I would have liked to come to you (abo) with something more reliable, like documents (akto), but I’m an oral language (idioma)—an Afro-Portuguese proto-creole developed on the western coast (kosta) of Africa and brought over to the Caribbean in the seventeen century. That’s one of the theories of my...

Duration:00:28:12

Eva Díaz: "We Are All Aliens"

6/5/2018
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Eva Díaz discusses her essay "We Are All Aliens" published in e-flux journal issue 91 (May 2018) with contributing editor Elvia Wilk. "For some, contemporary art has become a kind of alt-science platform for research and development projects that offer alternatives to the corporate control and surveillance of outer space. Artists working on issues about access to space are at the front line of a critical investigation about the contours of the future, both in its material form and social...

Duration:00:34:55

Masha Gessen on how to survive an autocracy

5/22/2018
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Journalist and author Masha Gessen discusses ways of surviving an autocracy. Rule #1? Believe the autocrat. For this week’s episode of the e-flux podcast, we are featuring Masha Gessen’s lecture, "How We Survive an Autocracy," originally given on May 24, 2017 as part of an ongoing e-flux lectures series dedicated to discovering the protocols of twenty-first century truth, assuming that these still exist. Launched in February 2017, most e-flux lectures are live streamed on e-flux.com/live...

Duration:00:53:23

Parts of Speech: Elvia Wilk and Rachel Ichniowski on issues of power abuse

5/8/2018
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Elvia Wilk and Rachel Ichniowski discuss issues of power abuse in the artworld. The conversation references Elvia’s recent essays "The Grammar of Work" and "No More Excuses," both published by frieze. Elvia Wilk is a writer and contributing editor to e-flux journal. You can read another essay published in April 2018, "Is Ornamenting Solar Panels a Crime?" in e-flux Architecture’s initiative Positions. Rachel Ichniowski is Digital Projects Manager at e-flux.

Duration:00:25:24

Cooking Sections on how food infrastructures shape the world

4/24/2018
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Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe) on the occasion of the launch of their book The Empire Remains Shop at e-flux. In conversation with e-flux journal Art Director and artist Mariana Silva. "Empire shops" were first developed in London in the 1920s to teach the British to consume foodstuffs from the colonies and overseas territories. Although none of the stores ever opened, they were intended to make previously unfamiliar produce and products—sultanas from...

Duration:00:28:31

David Kim and Yazan Khalili on Hiding Our Faces Like a Dancing Wind

4/10/2018
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David Kim and Yazan Khalili discuss Yazan's video, Hiding Our Faces Like a Dancing Wind, currently on view in the exhibition Being: New Photography 2018 at MoMA through August 19, 2018. "How do we disappear in the digital age? This is a project that works with the facial recognition technologies in smart devices and its historical background in the colonial practices." A segment of the video can be watched on Yazan's website. You can find an additional conversation on the impossible...

Duration:00:28:31

Middle of Beyond with Keren Cytter

3/27/2018
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Artist Keren Cytter discusses past and future projects on the occasion of the premiere of her film Middle of Beyond at e-flux. In conversation with Josh Altman. 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...

Duration:00:23:19

Dena Yago on the "Content Industrial Complex"

3/14/2018
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Dena Yago discusses her essay "Content Industrial Complex," published in e-flux journal issue 89 (March 2018), with editor-in-chief Kaye Cain-Nielsen. "What is an artist to do? With an understanding of how our content, identities, and influence are valuable to and instrumentalized by brands and marketers, we can find space for resistance and refusal, or we can actively engage with existing models in an effort to ameliorate them." Dena Yago is an artist who was born in 1988. She has...

Duration:00:33:16

Peggy Ahwesh and Adam Khalil: "time-bombs showing the fault lines of history"

3/1/2018
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Artists and filmmakers Peggy Ahwesh and Adam Khalil in conversation. Peggy Ahwesh is an American experimental filmmaker and video artist. She has produced a range of work since the 1980s challenging traditional forms of film and video, and investigating cultural identity and the role of the subject. Ahwesh's work has been the subject of several museum retrospectives and is screened worldwide, including at e-flux in 2015 as part of Corruption: Everybody Knows… curated by Natasha Ginwala....

Duration:00:31:18

Contra-Internet with Zach Blas and Laurel Ptak

2/15/2018
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Zach Blas in conversation with Laurel Ptak, Art in General's Executive Director & Curator, on the occasion of Blas's exhibition Contra-Internet at Art in General and his lecture-performance Metric Mysticism at e-flux. Zach Blas is an artist and writer whose practice confronts technologies of capture, security, and control. Currently, he is a Lecturer in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. His recent works respond to biometric governmentality and network...

Duration:00:31:31

Immortality for all: Anton Vidokle on cosmism

1/30/2018
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e-flux founder, journal editor, and artist Anton Vidokle discusses cosmism with Kaye Cain-Nielsen, editor-in-chief of e-flux journal. You can read more on cosmism in the 88th issue of e-flux journal (February 2018). Featuring texts by Robert Bird, Maria Chehonadskih, Keti Chukhrov, Boris Groys, Trevor Paglen, Alexei Penzin, Marina Simakova, Arseny Zhilyaev, and a Timeline of Russian Cosmism compiled by Anastasia Gacheva, Arseny Zhilyaev, and Anton Vidokle.

Duration:00:33:28

Elizabeth A. Povinelli on the four axioms of critical theory

1/23/2018
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Elizabeth A. Povinelli discusses four axioms of critical theory in response to her presentation, "Toxic Assets the the Extimacy of Existence," from Frontier Imaginaries Ed.No3 at e-flux. In conversation with journal editor Stephen Squibb. Read Elizabeth A. Povinelli in e-flux journal: "Geontologies: The Concept and Its Territories" from issue 81, April 2017 "Geontologies: The Figures and the Tactics" from issue 78, December 2016

Duration:00:52:31

Vivian Ziherl on Frontier Imaginaries, Toxic Assets, and The Fourfold Articulation

1/16/2018
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Vivian Ziherl discusses her curatorial platform Frontier Imaginaries on the occasion of TOXIC ASSETS: Frontier Imaginaries Ed.No3 at e-flux, Columbia University, and UnionDocs in October 2017. In conversation with journal editor Brian Kuan Wood. Watch day one of TOXIC ASSETS on e-flux film & video Read Vivian Ziherl's essay "The Fourfold Articulation" in e-flux journal #81, April 2017

Duration:00:28:30

McKenzie Wark on the fate of art collecting in the digital age

1/3/2018
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McKenzie Wark on his essay, "My Collectible Ass," published in the 85th issue of e-flux journal, October 2017. In conversation with journal editor Stephen Squibb.

Duration:00:24:46