A sharp-edged work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders. Daston proposes that human reason practiced in hu..(read more)
Liquidation World examines a distinctive form of subjectivity animating the avant-garde: that of the dissolute figure that makes an art of its own vacancy, an o..(read more)
An investigation of independent video games – creative, personal, strange, and experimental – and their claims to handcrafted authenticity in a pure..(read more)
Described as “France’s most famous unknown artist,” the innovative media provocateur Fred Forest was a precursor of Eduardo Kac, Jodi, the Yes Men, RT..(read more)
How new biomedical technologies—from prenatal testing to gene-editing techniques—require us to imagine who counts as human and what it means to belong.
Imagining a future in which humans fundamentally reshape the natural world using nanotechnology, synthetic biology, de-extinction, and climate engineering.
In 1965, the experimental filmmaker Stan VanDerBeek (1927–1984) unveiled his Movie-Drome, made from the repurposed top of a grain silo. VanDerBeek envisioned ..(read more)
Janine Marchessault examines a series of utopian media events that opened up and expanded the cosmos, creating ecstatic collective experiences for spectators an..(read more)