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April 12, 2021

Overcoming Antisemitism: A Gallery

Curated by Ethan Almond There is a joke within the Jewish community that defines the optimistic Jew as one that thinks things cannot get any worse. […]
April 2, 2021

Podcast 23: The Politics of Free Speech and Civil Liberties with Christine Louis-Dit Sully

In a period of political authoritarianism, increasing scope and power of private tech firms, and a series of crises that have required a fundamental rethinking of […]
March 25, 2021

The Proletkult Movement and Amateur Theatre in Revolutionary Russia (A Live Conversation with Lynn Mally – Interactive Group Video Session 18th May 2021)

“…the  Proletkult engendered controversy because it embodied a politically charged vision of the newly empowered Soviet proletariat. The most committed members took the idea of the […]
March 23, 2021

Post-Launch Party: The Exploding Appendix Dossier #1.0 REVOLUTION*ART*MANIFESTO (Interactive Group Video Session – 4th May 2021)

In January 2021, Exploding Appendix published the first volume of the Exploding Appendix Dossier. The volume focused on the triad of themes REVOLUTION*ART*MANIFESTO and was comprised […]
March 10, 2021

Call for Submissions: The Exploding Appendix Dossier #2.0 REASON | SUBVERSION

After Publishing the first volume of our Exploding Appendix Dossier, we are now working on a second volume. To read the first volume click here. The […]
March 7, 2021

Love: Post-Socratic Dialogues. A Live Conversation with Greg Scorzo ( Interactive Group Video Session – 20th April 2021)

Joe Pastorious and Janet Waverley are an emotionally healthy young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. However, their relationship is shattered when Janet is diagnosed as a psychopath by […]
March 6, 2021

Podcast 22: ‘A Radical Aesthetics for a Radical Politics’ with Laura Mulvey

  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 […]
March 1, 2021

Podcast 21: Against Equality with Yasmin Nair (Part 2)

In this second part of our discussion with Yasmin Nair we discuss class, lawyers, sex offender registries, utopia, love and polyamory. To listen to part one […]
February 14, 2021

‘In the Beginning a Word • Alfred Jarry and ‘Pataphysics’ with Marc Muir (Interactive Group Video Session – 6th April 2021)

  ’Pataphysics is the science of that which is superinduced upon metaphysics, whether within or beyond the latter’s limitations, extending as far beyond metaphysics as the […]
February 13, 2021

C.L.R. James, Autonomist Marxism and Worker Self-Organisation: An interactive Conversation with Facing Autonomy (Live Group Video Session – 23rd March 2021)

  …there is a trade union version of entryism also being practised. And I think where C.L.R. James even turns away from that, and also turns […]
February 12, 2021

Marxism and Cultural Revolution: A Live Conversation with Shalon van Tine and Doug Enaa Greene (Interactive Group Video Session – 9th March 2021)

  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 […]
January 30, 2021

Podcast 20: Against Equality with Yasmin Nair (Part 1)

  Since 2009, the radical queer publishing collective Against Equality has published an impressive and incisive collection of writings that challenge the politics of inclusion in favour of […]
January 16, 2021

The Dirtbag Left: A Live Discussion with Amber A’Lee Frost (Interactive Group Video Session – 23rd February 2021)

    “Civility is destructive because it perpetuates falsehoods, while vulgarity can keep us honest.” Amber A’Lee Frost, The Necessity of Political Vulgarity   Amber A’Lee […]
January 16, 2021

Austerity Ecology: A Live Discussion with Leigh Phillips (Group Video Discussion – 9th February 2021)

  I am convinced that our greatest hope in combating a scale of climate change that significantly inhibits human flourishing lies in a turn away from […]
January 15, 2021

In this Market of Fleas, Selling Klezmer CDs: A Conversation with Daniel Kahn (Interactive Group Video Session – 26th January 2021)

  “All you drunken Shiksa sweethearts with your bloodshot eyes of blue All you border-crossing Feyglekh who’ve been quarantined for flu All you lost exilic aliens, […]
January 15, 2021

Podcast 19: The Red Years: Theory, Politics and Aesthetics in the Japanese ’68 w/ Gavin Walker

  1968 was a year that heralded revolution and revolt across the world. Whilst we have become accustomed to in-depth analysis and cultural nostalgia for these […]
January 10, 2021

The Exploding Appendix Dossier #1.0: REVOLUTION*ART*MANIFESTO

  TABLE OF CONTENTS   INTRODUCTION Max McNally   REVOLUTION The Avant-garde Art Research Unit   ART The Avant-garde Art Research Unit   MANIFESTO The Avant-garde […]
January 10, 2021

INTRODUCTION TO THE EXPLODING APPENDIX DOSSIER 1.0: REVOLUTION*ART*MANIFESTO

  “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 […]
January 10, 2021

REVOLUTION

  “Our aims: The independence of art – for the revolution. The revolution – for the complete liberation of art!” Breton, Rivera, Trotsky, Manifesto: Towards a […]
January 10, 2021

ART

  As the previous essay attempts to demonstrate, the term avant-garde can be linked to a series of revolutionary upheavals from the late 18th century to the […]