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July 30, 2022

“Anna Mendelssohn Witness Out-of-the-Box” with John Barker and Sara Crangle. In Venue and Online – 19th July 2022)

“What did Robespierre think? When Egypt prepared to choose a ship, same oar, the old does YOU JAZZ POET OF THE LATE black patent swashbuckle evening, […]
July 6, 2022

Christopher Lasch, Narcissism, and the Politics of Culture with Shalon van Tine and C. Derick Varn. (In Venue and Online – 19th July 2022)

Notwithstanding his occasional illusions of omnipotence, the narcissist depends on others to validate his self-esteem. He cannot live without an admiring audience. His apparent freedom from […]
June 16, 2022

Subversive Fragments: Film Screening and Discussion Concerning Notes, Lists, Manifestos, Encyclopaedias and Appendices (In person and Online Film Screening and Discussion – 28th June 2022)

 “Exploding Appendix is the Subsidiary Remnants of a philosophical masterpiece. Part wasteland of the once refined, part architecture built of dismembered pieces.” First Rehearsal for an […]
May 22, 2022

Podcast 36: In this Market of Fleas, Selling Klezmer CDs: A Conversation with Daniel Kahn

In this podcast, we wander alongside Daniel Kahn, a Yiddish musician, playwright, poet and translator. His music is entangled with his heritage in a myriad of […]
May 17, 2022

Podcast 35: Queer Bloomsbury w/ Madelyn Detloff

The Bloomsbury Group was a loose network of artists, writers, and intellectuals who lived, worked or studied in Bloomsbury in London. Comprised of Thoby Stephen, Adrian […]
May 15, 2022
Rinne Groff and Leslie Boxbaum in Total Fictional Lie (1998) by Elvaror Repair Survice. Image (c) John Collins

Thinking through the Poetics of Failure with Sara Jane Bailes (In-venue and Online – 7th June 2022)

“Failure works.” Sara Jane Bailes notes in her 2011 book Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure. To say that failure works suggests that there might […]
May 5, 2022
Photo by Veronica Teo for Disrupted Rhyrhms

Expanded Work in Progress Session. (In-venue and Online – 17th May 2022)

. In this session we invite people to share projects that they are working on. This could be an essay or piece of research, a scientific […]
April 4, 2022

Eroticism|Anxiety. Interactive Film, Performance and Discussion with Bradley Tuck (and others). (In-venue and Online – 3rd May 2022)

“I’ve never encountered anyone whose work has so much anxiety around sensual erotic pleasure as yours does, because every time there’s anything in a performance you […]
March 23, 2022

Carla Lonzi, Art Criticism, and the Feminism of Revolta Femminile with Francesco Ventrella (In-venue and Online – 5th April 2022)

Art Critic, Poet and Feminist, Carla Lonzi was born in 1931 and worked in art criticism from the late 1950s. Throughout the 1960s Carla Lonzi wrote […]
March 3, 2022

Photography After Capitalism: Interactive Conversation with Dr Benedict Burbridge (In-venue and Online – 15th March 2022)

In our digitally connected world photography can be found everywhere from social media platforms to Google Street View. Yet whilst we experience the near ubiquity of […]
February 11, 2022

Exploding Appendix and Cybersalon presents… ‘Are we witnessing the return of the state?’ Live Debate with Paulo Gerbaudo and Richard Barbrook (Online and In-Person Interactive Session – 1st March 2022)

From the 2008 financial crisis through to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of upheavals have challenged the way we think about the state and its role […]
January 21, 2022

Guy Debord and the Situationist International: Interactive Conversation with Tom Bunyard (In Venue and Online – 1st February 2022)

The Situationist International (S.I.) was a political and social movement that ran from 1957 to 1972 that attempted to synthesise elements of Marxism and anarchist themes […]
January 13, 2022
proletkult and amateur theater

Podcast 34: The Proletkult Movement and Amateur Theater in Revolutionary Russia w/ Lynn Mally

The Russian Revolution was not only a political revolution but a cultural one. The struggle for a new culture was one that directly animated the workers […]
December 14, 2021

Podcast 33: Marxism and Cultural Revolution w/ Shalon van Tine and Doug Enaa Greene

According to Leon Trotsky, “even a successful solution of the elementary problems of food, clothing, shelter, and even of literacy, would in no way signify a […]
November 25, 2021

Podcast 32: A Body in Fukushima w/ Eiko Otake and William Johnston

Photo of Eiko Otake in Fukushima by William Johnston A Body in Fukushima is a collaborative photography project by Eiko Otake and William Johnston. Eiko Otake […]
November 5, 2021

Podcast 31: Science Fiction and Revolution w/ Douglas Lain

The science fiction genre offers us a medium to play out elaborate thought experiments to test our alternative realities, unrealised technological possibilities or even to offer […]
October 30, 2021

Podcast 30: Haunted Bauhaus w/ Elizabeth Otto

The Bauhaus was a renowned art, architecture and design school that pioneered elegant and functional design for the masses. The Bauhaus is now famous for producing […]
October 28, 2021

The Bradley Show: Episode 6. Disney and the Politics of Work (VIDEO DIARY #2)

In this episode of The Bradley Show, Bradley talks about Disney films such as Mary Poppins, Song of the South, Snow White, Fantasia, Sword in the […]
October 21, 2021

The Bradley Show. Episode 5: Introduction to Exploding Appendix (VIDEO DIARY #1)

In this episode of The Bradley Show, Bradley starts a new video diary series, introduces Exploding Appendix and discusses the Dossier, The Cake Tasting Society and […]
October 19, 2021

Podcast 29: Like Ho Chi Minh! Like Che Guevara! The Revolutionary Left in Ethiopia w/ Ian Scott Horst

In this episode, we are joined by lifelong revolutionary activist and writer, Ian Scott Horst to discuss his recent book, Like Ho Chi Minh! Like Che Guevara! […]