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SIMONE FORTI IN CONVERSATION

To celebrate the publication of THE BEAR IN THE MIRROR—her collection of stories, prose-poems, drawings, photos, letters, notes, and memories—Simone Forti will join Luke Johnson in conversation this weekend at Artbook.   SIMONE FORTI THE BEAR IN THE MIRROR book launch Saturday, November 17, at 2 pm. Artbook, Hauser & Wirth, 917 East 3rd Street, downtown […]

EVEN ANTHOLOGY

OUT OF PRACTICE, an anthology of the first ten issues of the arts and culture journal EVEN—published by Rebecca Ann Siegel and edited by Jason Farago—is out now. Motto Books and the Swiss Institute will launch the new publication this weekend.   OUT OF PRACTICE—TEN ISSUES OF EVEN, 2015–2018 book launch Sunday, November 11, from […]

DICK HIGGINS’ SOMETHING ELSE PRESS

“There are few art-world figures as influential—and as little known—as Dick Higgins (1938-1998), co-founder of Fluxus, poet, scholar, theorist, composer, performer, and publisher of the Something Else Press. “In 1965 he restored the term ‘intermedia’ to the English language, giving it new dimension to recognize the dissolution of boundaries, the expansion of liminal spaces between […]

ON ADRIAN PIPER AND RACE

Join philosophers Naomi Zack, Rebecca Tuvel, and Diarmuid Costello for a Hammer Museum conversation about “the ways in which Adrian Piper’s art interrogates racial identity, focusing on specific works as well as Piper’s own writings about race”: the essay “Passing for White, Passing for Black” and the travel memoir Escape to Berlin.*   DECONSTRUCTING THE TRUISM OF RACE AS A […]

RACHEL KUSHNER AND BEN LERNER IN CONVERSATION

Rachel Kushner—author of The Flamethrowers (2013) and The Mars Room (2018)—is the New Museum’s 2018 Visionary Speaker, and will join Ben Lerner for a public conversation this week.   RACHEL KUSHNER IN CONVERSATION WITH BEN LERNER Tuesday, October 30, at 7 pm. New Museum Theater, 235 Bowery, New York City. Above image credit: Simon and […]

CHRIS KRAUS — SOCIAL PRACTICES

Chris Kraus will be in London this week, making several appearances around the capital with Social Practices—her new collection of essays, stories, biography, and conversation—published this month by Semiotext(e). CHRIS KRAUS IN CONVERSATION Monday, October 29, at 6 pm. Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Art Dyson Building Riverside, 1 Hester Road, Battersea, London.   […]

FOR PAUL VIRILIO

The Brooklyn Rail—with the participation of McKenzie Wark, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, David Levi Strauss, and DJ Spooky—will hold a tribute this weekend to the late Paul Virilio. “The failure of the visual arts leaves open the possibility of the ‘optical correction’ of the world. By whom? By machines and businessmen, who happen to know how […]