“Speculative Futures: Social Practice, Cognitive Capitalism and/or the Triumph of Capital”

I’m happy to announce the publication of Informal Market Worlds: The Architecture of Economic Pressure, with my essay “Speculative Futures: Social Practice, Cognitive Capitalism and/or the Triumph of Capital,” a critique of social practice and the art world’s complicities with neoliberal capitalism. Among the artists I discuss are Martha Rosler, Stephanie Syjuco, The Institute for Figuring’s Crochet Coral Reef, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Julieta […]

Interview with transaudacity

Recently I sat down for a conversation with Kean O’Brien about my art & writing practice, held in my dining room which is my work space.  It’s a pleasure to be asked smart questions and to compare working processes with other artists. See it here.

Creative Capital Retreat, July 23-26

Next month is the Creative Capital retreat at EMPAC in Troy, NY.  I’ll have 5 minutes to present my Black Mirror work in front of 400 people, plus a series of meetings and other seminars.  I’m hoping to have a new video finished for it & will post it when it’s ready.

TrenchArt Monographs: hurry up please its time

So happy to have my essay in TrenchArt Monographs: hurry up please its time, edited by Teresa Carmody and Vanessa Place.  I’m in great company: Harold Abramowitz, Danielle Adair, Stan Apps, Nuala Archer, Dodie Bellamy, Sissy Boyd, Melissa Buzzeo, Amina Cain, Jennifer Calkins, Teresa Carmody, Allison Carter, Molly Corey, Vincent Dachy, Lisa Darms, Ken Ehrlich, Alex Forman, […]

Talk at UC Irvine, May 27

I’ll be giving a talk on my work at UCI’s School of Art on May 27th at 2 pm.  More details to follow.

Visiting Artist at Bennington, May 12-14

I’ll be giving a visiting artist presentation on May 13th at 7pm, showing work from my ongoing Black Mirror project.  On May 14th  at 2pm, I’ll be visiting Mark Wunderlich’s memoir class to talk about my book 2500 Random Things About Me, which they read for their course.  Later that day at 5pm, I’ll be visiting Carol Stakenas class […]

Reading at Beyond Baroque, May 10

I’m reading with Mary Woronov, Doug Harvey, Shana Nys Dambrot, and Andrew Bernardini, all fellow writers in the Gen F Anthology, edited by Gordy Grundy.  Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, (310) 822-3006 Here’s a nice write up by Daniel Barron.  

Animal Shelter Issue 4 Published

I’m happy to have a short story, “Charity Meat,” in issue 4 of Animal Shelter, which circles “a constellation of sex, exchange, and debt.” With writing and art by Alain Badiou, Tony Duvert, Thomas Gokey, Wayne Koestenbaum, Kevin Killian, Maurizzio Lazzarato, Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Alice Notley, Dorothea Lasky, Dana Ward, Jackie Wang, Emmanuel Moreira, Marie Buck, Lisa […]

Publication of I’m Very Into You

I’m happy to announce the publication of I’m Very Into You, the correspondence of Kathy Acker and McKenzie Wark, edited and with an introduction by me. After Kathy Acker met McKenzie Wark on a trip to Australia in 1995, they had a brief fling and immediately began a heated two-week email correspondence. Their emails are a […]

LACE Emerging Curators Award Announced

LACE is proud to announce the winners of its inaugural Emerging Curators program, Idurre Alonso and Selene Preciado. As Los Angeles’ premier experimental non-profit exhibition space, LACE created this opportunity to discover and promote curatorial talent.  Jurors Connie Butler, Chief Curator, Hammer Museum; Nery Gabriel Lemus, Artist, Curator and Educator; and Matias Viegener, Artist, Critic and Curator.   Alonso and Preciado, who co-curated several […]