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SYNAPSE Workshop 2015 | June 30 – July 4, 2015

100 DAYS OF NATURAL HISTORY

19.05.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: 08_125660Specimens_LIPI-Workshop

Hello! I am posting from Jakarta again, having returned to participate in a workshop experiment at the Biology Research Center of the Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI), which Etienne Turpin and I initiated together with our colleagues at Komunitas Salihara,…

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Speculative Dust

30.04.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: Speculative Dust DM card_for wed

“Elevage de poussieres; didn’t we raise the dust, though, old boy” -Man Ray The above mentioned quote is by the artist Man Ray in response to his photograph, “Dust Breeding”, which he took of Marcel Duchamp’s “Large Glass” as it…

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APE ART (and other kinds of order)

29.04.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen shot 2015-04-30 at 9.40.09 AM

    We polish an animal mirror to look for ourselves. The biological sciences’ focus on monkeys and apes has sought to make visible both the form and the history of our personal and social bodies. — Donna Haraway, Simians,…

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Megan Liberty reviews intercalations event at Printed Matter, NYC, for hyperallergic

21.04.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen shot 2015-04-21 at 12.23.29 AM

Linking to Megan Liberty’s review of Fantasies of the Library and the intercalations event at Printed Matter, New York, on 10 April that was published today on the hyperallergic blog:   Front to Top, Back to Bottom, A New Book…

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Jason Groves reviews “Fantasies of the Library”: Reading at the Roche Limit

19.04.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen shot 2015-04-19 at 8.38.29 PM

Linking to Jason Groves‘s review of Fantasies of the Library published yesterday on the Feedback blog Jason co-edits for Open Humanitities Press:      Reading at the Roche Limit: A Review of “Fantasies of the Library” by Jason Groves In commemoration of National…

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ART AS MULTISPECIES ENTANGLEMENT: A CONVERSATION WITH EBEN KIRKSEY ABOUT THE MULTISPECIES SALON

12.04.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: eben kirksey catches a xenopus frog to test it for a fungal disease 2012

ART AS MULTISPECIES ENTANGLEMENT A CONVERSATION WITH EBEN KIRKSEY ABOUT THE MULTISPECIES SALON by Anna-Sophie Springer     Eben Kirksey is an ethnographer, curator, and artist and a permanent faculty member in Environmental Humanities at the University of New South Wales…

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POSTING ON MORE-THAN-HUMAN SCENARIOS FOR SYNAPSE 2015

25.03.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: 10636693_10152699106180799_4489616876050795406_o

Hello there, And, welcome to the newly selected group! As a SYNAPSE member since the last gathering in 2013, I am very pleased to have been invited by the HKW to contribute a series of blog posts in the months surrounding…

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A CAT IS A LION IN A JUNGLE OF SMALL BUSHES

25.03.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen shot 2015-03-25 at 3.41.54 PM

A CAT IS A LION IN A JUNGLE OF SMALL BUSHES Essay by Anna-Sophie Springer   It’s a sticky, humid night in Jakarta where I am spending February and half of March, both to prepare our upcoming exhibition 125,660 Specimens…

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3 March 2015 – DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH – intercalations: paginated exhibition 1 & 2 @ ruru Gallery, Jakarta

01.03.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen shot 2015-03-01 at 7.52.25 PM

DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH Fantasies of the Library  and  Land & Animal and & Nonanimal intercalations: paginated exhibition series 1 and 2   Anna-Sophie Springer in Conversation with Dian Ina and Farah Wardani Tuesday March 3rd 2015 ruangrupa Jalan Tebet Timur…

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Call for Proposals: “125,660 Specimens of Natural History” until 10 February

27.01.2015 | Blog | AUTHOR: Map_of_Malay_Archipelago_Wallace_1869

CALL FOR ARTISTS Komunitas Salihara, Jakarta, invites artists to propose projects for the upcoming exhibition 125,660 Specimens of Natural History, premiering at the Gallery in mid-August 2015. The call seeks proposals responding to landscape change in the Indonesian archipelago since…

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