Alumni News

Overmorrow’s Library

Overmorrow’s Library is a podcast series by Federico Campagna (Faculty Berlin '16), presented by the Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève. The library for "the day after tomorrow" is dedicated to books and authors whose work explores the limits of the "world" as the frame of sense through which our consciousness experiences the chaos of reality. 'Each new episode presents a book that engages with the challenge of world-making, with the end-time of a world, or with the eternal unworldly. Spanning…

Read More


In Search of a Recuperative Aesthetics

In Search of a Recuperative Aesthetics is an Art & Education Classroom curated by Kayla Anderson (Alum Berlin '19). The hypertext 'seeks out art works and practices that we might call recuperative - those that grapple with the present by carving out space to feel, mourn, dream, and build.'   Providing introduction to the space/programme, Anderson opens: In discourses about climate change, extinction, slow violence, and lingering manifestations of colonialism, to profess hope can seem…

Read More


In Darkness We Hear

In Darkness We Hear is an experimental essay by curator, writer, and SFSIA alum, Anabelle Lacroix (Alum NYC '19), published as part of the online journal Disclaimer's latest dossier From Wakefulness to Consciousness, edited by Anabelle Lacroix and commissioned by Liquid Architecture. As a journal focusing on new thinking and writing about listening and sound, this latest publication is "an invitation to critically reinvest and inhabit sonic worlds" in particular regard to insomnia. Donald Duck…

Read More


GLOBAL MODE >

GLOBAL MODE > by Eva Davidova (Alum NYC '19) is an experimental project that explores play, new video formats, possibilities of interactivity and interdependences, and the merging of realities. Eva Davidova: Global Mode > Low Witness Objects Created with ISSUE Project Room, and supported by Harvestworks, GLOBAL MODE > is a collaboration performers Naicha Diaby, Heather Mo'Witz and Mx. Oops, the musician and artist Matthew D. Gantt, and the technologist/ musician Danielle McPhatter. The…

Read More


A Conversation with Ai Weiwei and Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)

On 22nd December, Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky (Faculty NYC '19) will be in conversation with Ai Weiwei as part of the Brooklyn Rail's New Social Environment program.     The dialogue between artist Ai Weiwei and Rail Editor-at-Large Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky) will span art and politics, concluding with a poetry reading. The event will be held online and open to all. See below for information.   Information Tuesday 22nd December 2020, 9 a.m. Eastern / 6 a.m. Pacific (3 p.m…

Read More


Yoonkyung Lim: One’s Position

Yoonkyung Lim's (Alum Berlin '20) solo exhibition 'One’s Position,' at Seoul's The Reference, examines one’s roles and relationships to others in a given social context. Yoonkyung Lim, “Time Line: Statism Code (My birth year)”(2020-ongoing), exhibition view The exhibition presents Time Line: Statism Code and Looking for One’s Position. Time Line: Statism Code is an art-event where participants can recompose legal codes by situating themselves to reflect and reinterpret other's positions that…

Read More


Skinship Larp @ AI Party Pep Rally

Susan Ploetz (Faculty Berlin '19) is running a larp titled Skinship as part of the festival AI Party Pep Rally, by Bombina Bombast, based in Malmö. Describing the Skinship larp (or, Touching Intelligence in its online iteration), Susan explains; Participants play alien sensing-creatures exploring their surroundings and objects/beings in a strange new land, combining the information they collect in a multi-lingual poem-like matrix in/for their distributed collective intelligence/memory. In this…

Read More


Album Release: We Are Not Sick

After two years in the making, in September We Are Not Sick (John Longwalker and Geert Lovink [Faculty Berlin '16]) launched their first theory-music album, titled 'Sad by Design.' Sad By Design is an album of music inspired and interwoven with the book of the same title by band member Geert Lovink. John Longwalker provides production across a variety of genres — from gentle ambient to a raw, nearly brutal hip hop style to anthemic acid house — in order to maximize the potential audience space.…

Read More


Mother Tongue | The Immigrant Artist Biennial Virtual Exhibition

As part of the Immigrant Biennial 2020: Here, Together!, Furen Dai (Alum Berlin '20) is showing their works Federal Census (Nativity and Mother Tongue) and Federal Census (Health), in the virtual exhibition Mother Tongue. Photo Credit- Eli Klein Gallery Furen Dai writes the following about their participating works Federal Census (Nativity and Mother Tongue) and Federal Census (Health): 'The United States census, mandated in Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution, is the process of…

Read More


Diary of a Stylist | INC Longform

The Institute of Network Culture's latest longform 'Diary of a Stylist' by Maisa Imamović (Berlin 19') reveals the writer's experience as a e-commerce stylist, discovering the 'the styling of aesthetics in and out of professionally creative contexts', as well as 'yet another bored state of being.' 'In 2019 I started the job of an e-commerce stylist. Each working day I enter the warehouse at 8:34 AM. When inside, the first thing I do is walk myself to the clocking-in station where an iPad asks…

Read More