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July 26, 2020

The Exploding Appendix Dossier #1: REVOLUTION * ART * MANIFESTO [Call for submissions]

  Exploding Appendix are about to produce an online multimedia publication dedicated to compiling research on the past, present and future of the avant-garde. Each issue will […]
July 13, 2020

The Art and Life of George Grosz: A Live Discussion with Barbara McCloskey (Online Group Video Session – September 8th 2020)

The art of George Grosz (1893-1959) provides bitterly satirical and haunting grotesque caricatures of the world in which he lived. Emerging out of the First World […]
July 13, 2020

Socially Distanced Picnic and ‘How to Make a Happening’ Workshop (Preston Park, Brighton – 25th August 2020)

On the 25th August, the Exploding Appendix Avant-garde Art Practice and Research Group  will be meeting in Preston Park near the clock tower at 7pm until 10:30pm. […]
July 13, 2020

The Upcoming Exploding Appendix Dance Film Project (Brighton, UK)

Exploding Appendix is committed to both an intellectual and practical investigation into an avant-gardist inspired participatory creativity. Over the summer of 2020 we aim to explore […]
July 12, 2020

The Bad Trip: Charles Manson and the end of the Sixties. A live discussion with James Riley (Online Group Video Discussion – 11th August 2020)

On August 9th 1969, Charles ‘Tex’ Watson, Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Linda Kasabian broke into the gated home of the actress Sharon Tate, which she […]
July 8, 2020

Radical Art for a Radical Politics: A Live Discussion with Laura Mulvey (Online Group Video Discussion – 28th July 2020)

I think the mantra at the time was ‘a radical aesthetics for a radical politics’ and that longstanding position, going back to the Soviet Union and […]
July 2, 2020

UP THE REPUBLIC! A Bastille Day Special with Richard Barbrook (Online Group Video Session – 14th July 2020)

  On the 14th July 1789, revolution was overtaking Paris. An economic crisis and shortage of bread (in part occasioned by France’s involvement in the American […]
June 18, 2020

Against Equality: A Live Discussion with Yasmin Nair (Online Group Video Session)

  “With gay marriage and the fight thereof, the argument was always, “People should be able to marry their same-sex partners in order to access tax […]
June 6, 2020

Acid Communism: A Live interview with Jeremy Gilbert (Online Group Video Session)

  “The concept of acid communism is a provocation and a promise. It is a joke of sorts, but one with very serious purpose. It points […]
May 28, 2020

Exploding Appendix Questionnaire: Juliet Jacques

  The Exploding Appendix Questionnaire is an ongoing data collecting exercise that, drawing upon divergent public figures from different intellectual disciplines and artistic practices, seeks to […]
May 22, 2020

Walter Benjamin’s Philosophy of Language (Online Group Video Session)

  At the turn of the 20th century, the philosophy of language had exploded into a huge academic discipline. A generation of authors, scientists and philosophers […]
May 12, 2020

Night Sweats & Fever Dreams – A Live Interview with Oli Spleen and Nick Hudson (Online Group Video Session)

  At this Exploding Appendix meeting we will be joined by Oli Spleen (Pink Narcissus, Spleen, and solo work Gaslight illuminations) and Nick Hudson (The Academy […]
April 25, 2020

Exploding Appendix: The Project So Far

  Exploding Appendix is a book whose sacred heart has been ripped out, and finds itself growing, eternally, as a series of fragmented, incohesive appendices. Deprived […]
April 23, 2020

Gene Youngblood’s Expanded Cinema (Online Group Video Session)

Image: Still from John Cage & Leharen Hiller, HPSCRD, 2013   On 28th April 2020, the Exploding Appendix Avant-garde Art Practice and Research Group will be […]
April 15, 2020

Mark Fisher’s The Weird and the Eerie (Online Group Video Session)

  On 21st April 2020, the Exploding Appendix Avant-garde Art Practice and Research Group will be holding another interactive video chat (via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84468775170) from 19:30 […]
April 2, 2020

The Open-Mic Manifesto Night (Online Group Video Session)

Image: Bouquet of Eyes, 1930, Hannah Höch   On 7th April 2020, the Exploding Appendix Avant-garde Art Practice and Research Group will be holding another interactive video […]
March 25, 2020

The Right to be Greedy (Online Group Video Session)

Image: William Morris   On 31st March 2020, the Exploding Appendix Avant-garde Art Practice and Research Group will be holding another interactive video chat (via Google […]
March 23, 2020

‘The Avant-garde in Crisis’ (Online Group Video Session)

Image Header: Naum Gubo’s Linear Construction in Space No. 24 Featured image: Aleksander Rodchenko Collage   On 24th March 2020, the Exploding Appendix Avant-garde Art Practice […]
March 20, 2020

Exploding Appendix Quarantine Hub (Online Meetings)

  Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the general meetings of the Exploding Appendix Avant-garde Practice and Research Group (Brighton Chapter) will be subject to rescheduling (see […]
March 14, 2020

Exploding Appendix Questionnaire: Wendy Liu

  The Exploding Appendix Questionnaire is an ongoing data collecting exercise that, drawing upon divergent public figures from different intellectual disciplines and artistic practices, seeks to […]