TABLE OF CONTENTS
DARA BIRNBAUM TURNING THE MEDIA
AGAINST ITSELF Michelle Kuo, Rahel Aima, and Emmanuel Olunkwa in conversation
Birnbaum was not simply railing against the culture industry. michelle kuo
A panel discussion about the perspective of a gendered subject and feminism as a category for thinking through the practice of an artist; Dara Birnbaum’s naturalization of screens in the public space via her architectural interventions; and how we navigate the world in an economy prompting us to constantly manipulate the flow and syntax of media.
I FOUGHT LIKE FUCKING
HELL TO GET OUT OF
THE BLACK BOX Dara Birnbaum, Hito Steyerl, and Stuart Comer in conversation
All images right now undergo vast translation and transmutation, but as much as images are absorbed throughout a society, they don’t disappear—they just might carry with them a different reference. dara birnbaum
Bringing together two artists from different generations, this conversation—held in March 2015 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and here published for the first time—surveys the impact of changing technologies, production methods, and systems of distribution on how artists relate to and repurpose images.
ANDREA BRANZI A RIBBON RUNNING
THROUGH Andrea Branzi in conversation with Alessandro Rabottini A conversation about the critique of modernist paradigms, the strategic use of the fragment, and Andrea Branzi’s commitment to constantly moving in and out of his own work while never addressing the aesthetic question of beauty.
If you think about it, poets never speak about poetry. andrea branzi