An excerpt from François Caradec’s book “Dictionary of Gestures.”
François Caradec | May 29
As an object, “TV Bra” perfectly encapsulates Paik’s artistic goals, Moorman’s brilliance as a performer, their personal history, and its cultural context.
Joan Rothfuss | May 22
The quantification of bodies, senses, and experience did not begin with surveillance capitalism but can be traced back to mathematical and statistical techniques of the 19th century.
Chris Salter | May 17
Twenty-five years before our era of fake news and celebrity pseudoscience, the star actor teamed up with Montel Williams to promote an unfounded conspiracy.
Robert P. Crease | May 15
Bonnie Marranca, the longtime editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, speaks with the legendary performer, visual artist, composer, poet, and filmmaker.
Bonnie Marranca | May 11
A track record of successful progressive investments has been refracted through decades of bad data, bad statistics, bad analysis, and propaganda.
Nate G. Hilger | May 8
Sociologist Madison Van Oort offers a firsthand account of retail worker surveillance and resistance in the fast fashion industry.
The Editors | May 4
Barbara Mazzolai’s roboplants could analyze and enrich soil, search for water and other chemicals, or even be used to grow infrastructure from scratch.
Dario Floreano and Nicola Nosengo | May 1
For immigrants, linking citizenship to using up one’s body and mind exerts an additional pressure to downplay damage and push through pain.
Sofya Aptekar | Apr 27
"Usually, those who do seem to understand the essence of the house begin to behave a little strangely, as if they were under its spell."
Sebastiano Brandolini | Apr 24
Despite the dangers, secret communication is at the heart of espionage operations and essential for spy work.
Kristie Macrakis | Apr 20
When we view objectivity and subjectivity as opposites rather than complements, we distort the empirical realities of data collection.
Melanie Feinberg | Apr 17