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Sonic Radiations. A nuclear-themed playlist

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:00:18 +0000

Sonic Radiations. In search of a nuclear musicology is online. The compilation is pretty eclectic. Among the tracks you’ll find educational records from the 1960s, electronic sounds mixed with Nigerian afro beat grooves and other wonderfully weird sounds

Embracing plastic and the apocalypse: An interview with Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:30:14 +0000

I interviewed Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke about The 3D Additivist Manifesto and The 3D Additivist Cookbook for this year's edition of the Digital Design Weekend 2017 in London

Khandayati. Turning objects of oppression into spinning weapons

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:15:56 +0000

Maya Jay Varadaraj sees the glass bangles worn by married women in India as objects that condone the oppression of women and normalize violence towards them. Her Khandayati project uses household objects to reduce these bangles to dust and then transform them into spinning weapons

M. A. A. R. S.: Learning to become Martians

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:12 +0000

The Atacama desert in Chile is one of our closest analogues for Martian surface conditions. Benjamin Pother, an artist and anthropologist traveled there with team of scientists to conduct a range of experiences for future space missions

0,01. Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:41:10 +0000

The volume assembles the works of contemporary photographers for the purpose of lending visual evidence to the blatant discrepancy between people’s living conditions, which can be as fascinating as it is shocking

Failed banks, quantified self and addiction to the infinite scroll. An interview with Michael Mandiberg

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:55:08 +0000

There are many reasons why i wanted to interview Mandiberg. He is an artist whose work i’ve admired for years, the co-founder of the brilliant Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon and a dedicated archivist of logos of failed U.S. banks

Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet. Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:31:59 +0000

The essays are organized around two key figures: the Ghosts of long-gone creatures and wiped-out plants and the Monsters that both result from and bring about ecological disruption

Josef Koudelka. Wall, portrait of a crime against the landscape

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:58:17 +0000

“Every day that I was there I didn’t see anything else but the wall, and I can tell you I couldn’t stand it longer than three weeks. I was so depressed that I needed to go away,” said Koudelka about Wall, a series that documents the wall erected by the state of Israel in the West Bank as well as around Israeli settlements

Dust Blooms. Can we put a price on the services that urban flowers provide?

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:29:29 +0000

The filtering capacity of flowers is a neglected area of research. However, the 3D structures of flowers make them valuable allies when it comes to regulating air quality by removing pollutants from the atmosphere. Dust Blooms juxtaposes the beauty and function of urban flora using a synthesis of artistic and scientific methods to create awareness about the every-day importance of ecosystem services in cities

Creditworthy. A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 16:20:59 +0000

Creditworthy highlights the leading role that commercial surveillance has played—ahead of state surveillance systems—in monitoring the economic lives of Americans. Lauer charts how credit reporting grew from an industry that relied on personal knowledge of consumers to one that employs sophisticated algorithms to determine a person’s trustworthiness