Flatline Constructs: Gothic Materialism and Cybernetic Theory-Fiction by Mark Fisher published by exmilitary

    Mark Fisher’s PhD dissertation Flatline Constructs: Gothic Materialism and Cybernetic Theory-Fiction has been published by exmilitary, New York. Forward by exmilitary: Mark Fisher clicked send in 1999. The unpromising year – of forecasted occurrences, appearances and happenings – hosted the reception of his PhD dissertation at the University of Warwick – a site notorious today …

Energy Pangea: QUIPROH + Gashi/Gic/Graph > Slimefest (Lutetium) by Iain Ball at Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York

  Iain Ball Energy Pangea: QUIPROH + Gashi/Gic/Graph > Slimefest (Lutetium) Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York January 19 – February 18, 2018 Taking influence from films such as A.I. (2001), Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), Southland Tales (2006) and a future America ‘106 winters after The Fall’ in Cloud Atlas (2012) the exhibition explores a jilted and …

Tirdad Zolghadr and Ana Teixeira Pinto in conversation: REALTY at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

The art world is not what it used to be. In the last three decades, the socioeconomic space within which contemporary art circulates has changed dramatically. By opening a toxic conduit between counterculture and capital, promoting gentrification, and providing a liberal mask to illiberal regimes, contemporary art can (and does) effect political changes that run …