Exhibitions:

One & Other, Zabludovics Collection, 19-26 February

Rhythmic Osmosis, Limehouse town hall, Nov 2016

Sherman Sam: Together we’re heavy, Anka Kultys Gallery, Nov 2016

Cam4Art, Online, Nov 2016

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA, 2016

Molly Soda: Comfort zone, Anka Kultys Gallery, Oct 2016

“An Evening of Performances” (Mary Hurrell, Goshka Macuga, Roman Ondak, Amalia Ulman, Mark Wallinger & DJ set by Olof Dreijer), DRAF, Oct 2016

Michel Houellebecq, “Rester Vivant”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2016

Mika Rottenberg, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2016

Marguerite Humeau, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2016

Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?, Whitechapel Gallery, 2016

Jon Rafman, Zabludovicz Collection, 2015.

“Electronic Superhighway”, group show at Whitechapel Gallery, 2016.

http://www.slateprojects.com/exhibitions Slate Projects in Averard Hotel, 2016.

“Hito Steyerl: Liquidity Inc”, Tensta Konstall, Stockholm, 2016.

“Use/User/Used”, group show at Zabludovicz Collection, 2016.

“Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture”, Tate Modern, 2016.

“Le Douanier Rousseau. Archaic Condour”, Mussée d’Orsay, Paris, 2016.

“Saskia Noor van Imhoff #+23.00”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2016.

“The New Human: Knock knock is anyone home?”, Modern Museum Malmö, Sweden, 2016. The artists participating are: Ed Atkins, Harun Farocki, Kerstin Hamilton, Helen Marten,Daria Martin, Ursula Mayer, Mika Rottenberg, SUPERFLEX and Ryan Trecartin. Curator: Joa Ljungberg

Hilma af Klint, Serpentine Gallery, 2016.

“DAS INSTITUT”, Serpentine Gallery, 2016.

“Daria Martin: At the Threshold”, Maureen Paley Gallery, 2016.

Jon Rafman and Michael Pybus, Isbrytaren (Carl Kostyal), Stockholm, 2016.

“Sara-Vide Ericson: Fermenting”, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, 2016.

“Swedish Art Now”, Sven-Harrys, Stockholm, 2016.

Matteo Callegari, Carl Kostyal, London, 2016.

“Home Time”, group show with Alex Michon, Kate Murdoch, Alex Pearl, Corinna Spencer. Organised by Corinna Spencer at Transition Gallery, London, 2016.

“Evelyn O’Connor: The alchemical creation of the utterly real”, Beaconsfield, London, 2016.

“Heidi Kilpeläinen: Implicated”, Beaconsfield, London, 2016.

“Suspended Fruit”, group show with ceramic sculpture, Centre for Recent Drawing, London, 2016.

“Keren Cytter: Ocean”, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, 2016.

“Tightrope Walk: Painted Images after Abstraction”, curated by Barry Schwabsky, White Cube GAllery  Bermondsey, London, 2016.

“Strange and Familiar”, Historical photo show, Barbican Centre, London, 2016.

“The Glutch”, Bedwyr Williams, Barbican, 2016.

Performance night at Zabludovicz, work by Laura Yuile, Feb 2016.

Performance night at Zabludovicz, work by Lindsey Mendick, Oct 2015.

“Concealed Party” performance by Tana Maneva, Teater Giljotin, Stockholm, April 2016.

ACTS REACT:

“Slow Races” performance by Claudia Kappenberg and the The General Assembly of Garden Gnomes, Wimbledeon Space, 2016.

“Mandala”, interactive perfromance by David Somlo.

 

Litterature:

“Art and Industry: The principles of Industrial design”, Herbert Read, 1935

“The Art of Craft: contemporary works from the Saxe collection”, Timothy Anglin Burgard, 1999

“William Morris Revisited: Questioning the Legacy”, Whitworth Gallery

“Cyborgs and Barbie Dolls: Feminism, Popular Culture and the Postman Body”, Kim Toffoletti

“The Posthuman Condition”, Robert Pepperell

“A Very Short Introduction to: Chaos”

“A Very Short Introduction to: Intelligence”

“The Painted Witch: Female Body: Male Art : how Western Artists Have Viewed the Sexuality of Women”, Edwin Mullins, 1985.

“Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy”, Katsuki Sekida, 2005.

“Spontaneous Evolution: Our Positive Evolution (and a way to get there from here)”, Bruce Lipton and Steve Bhaerman, 2011.

“Bad Feminist”, Roxane Gay, 2014.

 

“The Artist who swallowed the world”, Erwin Wurm, 2006

“I Love Dick” Chris Krauss

“Anna Halprin: Experience as Dance”, Janice Ross, 2007.

“Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology”, David Abram, 2007.

“Drömfakulteten”, Sara Stridsberg, 2006.

 

Articles/Essays:

“Against Interpretation”, Susan Sontag, 1966

“In Defense of the Poor Image”, Hito Steyerl

“Wasting Time on the Internet”, Kenneth Goldsmith, article in The New Yorker, Nov 2014

“Homni: The new superorganism taking over Earth“, BBC article by Gaia Vince

“Cyborg_selves”, by Jennifer Allen aka Quilla constance, Garageland no 19, 2015

“Pretending to be Me”, by Mike Pennington, Garageland no 19, 2015

 

Other written:

ART WHORE , November 2014 (link attained May 2015)

 

Talks:

Speech by Hito Steyerl, held at conference The Photographic Universe in New York, 2013

Lecture on Uncreative Writing by Kenneth Goldsmith

Lecture by Bedwyr Williams, UAL Wimbledon

“Performance Management”, Panel Discussion with Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and…(names in forgotten notebook!!)

Keren Cytter at RCA, Battersea.

Edward Snowden, ICA, 2016

 

Theatre:

“Told from the inside” at The Royal Court Theatre.

The Final Return 
By Ghiath Mhithawi (Syria)
Translated by Victoria Lupton and Stefan Tarnowski
Directed by Richard Twyman

 

Podcasts:

“Brannasslor” with writer Goran Greider and musician Gustaf Norén.

 

Research summary Year 1:

ARTISTS:

Kenneth Goldsmith

“Wasting Time on the Internet”

  • Positive, progressive, optimistic views on the way we use internet and take in information.

Hito Steyerl

“In Defence of the Poor Image”

  • The hierarchies of which we structure images. Quality contra spreading.

Jon Rafman

Exhibition at Zabludovicz

  • Virtual realities, translated into the physical world. LARP and Second Life.

Miranda July

“Learning to Love You More”

  • Interactive, submission driven

“It Chooses You”

  • Emergence?

Bedwyr Williams

Through lecture. Funny political smart non-intellectual, doer.

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

Through workshops. How to archive a performance. Immaterial art. The invisible aspects of the creation of a performance – going out for drinks, go jumper shopping etc.

Erwin Wurm

2 min sculptures

“I want to make art that is accessible on a primary level”

Keren Cytter

Video works.

Language, dubbing. Non coherent becomes poetic and gives you the eye of an outsider.

Mika Rottenberg

Video works. “Squeeze”

Globalization, consumerism, body as a product.

Daria Martin

Video works. “Soft Materials”, 2004.

Artificial intelligence. Posthumanism.

Ryder Ripps

Using new media, technology and cultural manifestations as memes and apps. Collecting, coordinating and archiving internet art.

“200 obvious ideas”

Anna Halprin

Contemporary dance.

Michel Hoellebecq

Photography as poetry.

EXHIBITIONS:

Emotional Supply Chains at Zabludovicz Collection

Jon Rafman at Zabludovicz Collection

The New Human: Knock Knock is anyone home? at Museum of Modern Art Malmö

Superelectronic Highway at Whitechapel Gallery

Rester Vivant – Michel Hoellebecq at Palais de Tokyo

THEMES:

Posthumanist take on individuals – the right to be flexible – appropriating or collaging?

Emergence. Natural patterns found in technology and civilisations.

The found. The work of an inventor. Photography and poetry.

The primary level – dance, rhythm and glitter. The playful, the child. Spiritual.

 

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