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June 16, 2021

Podcast 27: The Dirtbag Left w/ Amber A’Lee Frost

  “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 Frost is […]
June 14, 2021

Culture on the Offensive’s Art of Thinking Podcast: Interview with Bradley Tuck

Hey everyone, Bradley here. A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure and challenge of going on Greg Scorzo’s Art of Thinking podcast. These sessions […]
June 14, 2021

Podcast 26: Up the Republic! w/ Richard Barbrook

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 Revolution) […]
May 26, 2021

Podcast 25: Love: Post-Socratic Dialogues w/ Greg Scorzo

  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 […]
May 3, 2021

Podcast 24: The Art and Life of George Grosz, w/ Barbara McCloskey

  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 […]
April 25, 2021

A Body in Fukushima: A Live Conversation with Eiko Otake and William Johnston (Interactive Group Video Session – 29th June 2021)

  “By putting my body in these places, I thought of the generations of people who used to live there. Now desolate, only time and wind […]
April 25, 2021

Haunted Bauhaus: Occult Spirituality, Gender Fluidity, Queer Identities, and Radical Politics. A Live Conversation with Elizabeth Otto (Interactive Group Video Session – 15th June 2021)

  “The irrationalities of non-taylorized bodies and non-normative sexualities haunt the margins of the Bauhaus, as do more familiar haunters: ghosts, spirits and mysticism.”   Elizabeth […]
April 24, 2021

The Cinema of Wong Kar Wai (w/ Anna Warren, Interactive Group Video Session – 1st June 2021)

  It is assumed that genre films lack artistic merit, unoriginal in concept and lacking the vision of the auteur director but whether it is a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]