Red List lists a vast range of painters, sculptors, filmmakers, writers, and academics who were tracked by the MI5 for their perceived political affiliations.
A Deep Dive Into Walter Benjamin
The Benjamin Files by Fredric Jameson explains everything by reference to everything else, in a way that often makes the narrative all but impenetrable.
A Female Vision of Sci-Fi
Izumi Suzuki introduced a different vision of femininity, one that departed from the stereotypes so abundant in the work of male writers.
A Defiant Manifesto for “Glitch Feminism”
While glitches are often cast as something to be worried about, Legacy Russell asks whether we can apply a logic of using error and mistakes as a way of opening up space.
Can We Unlearn Imperialism? Ariella Azoulay Offers Methods and Lessons
In Potential History, the violence of photography saturates the very idea of European “progress,” resonating from Palestine to the Congo to Black America.
Online Tools and Teach-ins: Resources for Understanding Calls to #DefundtheNYPD
If you’ve been on social media this week, you’ve likely seen growing calls to defund the police. Here are a few resources for understanding the very urgent need to reexamine and shift the role police play in our society.
Articulating a New Kind of Class Struggle
Capital Is Dead: Is This Something Worse? illustrates that Capital is actually dead. Something new and much worse, involving what author McKenzie Wark calls “the vector” has usurped it.
The Wide Span of John Berger’s Career in a New Biography
In honor of the book’s release, this Saturday, Artbook at Hauser & Wirth will host a book signing and discussion between author Joshua Sperling and Hyperallergic editor Elisa Wouk Almino.