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Interview with Natalie Jeremijenko

11.04.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: Source: NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Natalie Jeremijenko is an artist and engineer who directs the xdesign Environmental Health Clinic at NYU. Previously she was on the Visual Arts faculty at UCSD, and Faculty of Engineering at Yale. Her work was included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial of American…

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Roundup: recent Anthropocene-related articles and links

26.03.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: "GreenScreenRefrigeratorAction" (2010) by Mark Leckey. Courtesy: Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin

The recent The Anthropocene Project: An Opening (10.01.2013 – 13.1.2013) at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt cast overdue light on a theme that’s being increasingly discussed well beyond its original geological context: the Anthropocene and its ties to art and science….

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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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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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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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Tue Greenfort’s “Worldly House” at d(OCUMENTA)13

12.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Courtesy: d(OCUMENTA)13

d(OCUMENTA)13 ends in a few days. As viewers have noted, the exhibition deals with numerous themes – humans and nature, anthropocentrism, history – that dovetail strongly with issues presented by the Anthropocene. Tue Greenfort’s “Worldly House”(2012), on view now, is…

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Framing the Anthropocene, Pt. 2

05.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Proposed magnetic marker system for WIPP, discussed in Pt.  2 of this post. Courtesy: wipp.energy.gov

Framing the Anthropocene, Pt. 2 This post is the first in a series of articles commissioned by SYNAPSE, the International Curator’s Network at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. (Continued from Pt. 1, below.) In 2000, ecologist Eugene F. Stoermer…

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