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notes to the Anthropocene

20.03.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: mandala earth stewart brand, ATS-III, 18 November 1967

Some notes on the Anthropocene Below are some brief notes ‘in progress’ about the idea of the Anthropocene, specifically in relation to the Whole Earth exhibition that will open at Haus der Kulturen der Welt on April 25, 2013 (one…

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SYNAPSE Curators’ Questionnaire – Pt. 3

04.02.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: Barbara Kruger, "(Untitled) We Won't Play Nature to Your Culture" (1983)

To mark the end of 2012, SYNAPSE.info initiated a curators’ questionnaire, sent to the first round of SYNAPSE curators, who participated in 2011.  This is part 3 of 3. Anthropocene-related topics such as climate change, technological breakthroughs, and developments in…

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SYNAPSE Curators’ Questionnaire – Part 2

22.12.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Sold_Out_RAQS_NM_1

To mark the end of 2012, SYNAPSE.info initiated a curators’ questionnaire, sent to the first round of SYNAPSE curators, who participated in 2011. This is part 1 of 3. Question 2. What were your two or three favorite exhibitions of…

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SYNAPSE Curators’ Questionnaire – Part 1

19.12.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Martin Beck, "Untitled," 2012. Courtesy 47 Canal and the artist.

To mark the end of 2012, SYNAPSE.info initiated a curators’ questionnaire, sent to the first round of SYNAPSE curators, who participated in 2011. Responses ranged from the theoretical to the practical, reflecting the heterogeneity and breadth of curatorial voices. This…

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Interview with Jill Bennett, Part 2.

08.11.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Photo-ADP-009

SYNAPSE – The International Curators’ Network is pleased to present part 2 of our interview with Jill Bennett, who will deliver Synapse’s keynote speech on April 23, 2013. Jill Bennett is a professor of experimental arts, and writer and curator….

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Interview with Jill Bennett, Part 1.

05.11.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Images of works referenced in Bennett's Practical Aesthetics (2012)

SYNAPSE – The International Curators’ Network is pleased to present part 1 of our interview with Jill Bennett, who will deliver Synapse’s keynote speech on April 23, 2013. Jill Bennett is a professor of experimental arts, and writer and curator….

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Refusing To Die: The Reversible Destiny Foundation

08.10.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Ubiquitous Site+Nogi's Ryoanji+Architectural Body, 1992-1994

In 1971, our book was published in Munich. At that time we were lucky enough to meet some physicists, some of whom were using our book in their work—in a very strange way, I guess. At an international, but informal,…

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Cultures of the Curatorial

05.10.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Cultures of the Curatorial

  Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig & Sternberg Press, Berlin Cultures of the Curatorial Beatrice von Bismarck, Jörn Schafaff, Thomas Weski (eds.)      

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Highlights: Articles about the Anthropocene & Contemporary Art

21.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: CJFRcD6ajwE1nRoj_400x0

It’s September now, which means that here at the Synapse.info headquarter’s we’ve been receiving a barrage of new reading material from the magazine world. Apparently, the Anthropocene has been on many people’s minds. Here are some highlights of articles from…

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Guest Post: Anthropocen(tr)ic Theory, by Jason Groves

17.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Fiona Hall, detail from the Fall Prey installation at dOCUMENTA 13

Synapse.info‘s series of articles continues this week with a commissioned guest article from Jason Groves, a theorist and researcher of Integrated Humanities based at Yale University. Henry Sussman, co-founder of the Institute for Critical Climate Change and Visiting Professor in…

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