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June 9, 2023

Defending Art and Culture in Brighton: An emergency panel discussion and conversation (19th June 2023)

The City of Brighton and Hove is renowned for its breathtaking contributions to art and culture. The many artistic and cultural groups, events and their interplay […]
June 7, 2023

Zines (a workshop with assorted guests. Online and in person event. 13th June 2023)

Whilst the history of zines could be seen as part of a long history of home-made magazines dating back to the 1930, and an even longer […]
May 11, 2023

The Black Atlantic and the Russian Revolution (A Live Conversation with Christian Hogsbjerg and Cathy Bergin – 23rd May 2023)

In this session we will be joined by Christian Hogsbjerg and Cathy Bergin to discuss the international reverberations of the Russian Revolution of 1917, especially in […]
April 26, 2023

Disrupted Rhythms – Live Multimedia Show. Brighton Fringe

. . This year Exploding Appendix will be taking part in Brighton Fringe. We will be presenting our show: Disrupted Rhythms. Disrupted Rhythms is a collaborative […]
April 7, 2023

Cookery and the Avant-Garde: A Workshop (Online and in Person – 2nd May 2023)

Traces of the culinary pervade the history of the avant-garde and the neo-avant-garde. Whether attempting to destroy the distinction between art and everyday life, to reclaim […]
March 7, 2023

Marx and Poetics: A Live Conversation with Keston Sutherland (Online and In Person. 11th April 2023)

**CHANGE OF VENUE** We will be joined by poet and scholar Keston Sutherland to discuss the poetic language used in the works of Marx. In an […]
February 13, 2023

The Radical Feminism of Shulamith Firestone: A Live Interview with Victoria Margree (Online and In Person. 21th March 2023)

**CHANGE OF VENUE** When Shulamith Firestone’s The Dialectic of Sex was published in 1970 it caused controversy. Arguing that the oppression of women lay in women’s biological […]
January 28, 2023

Dystopia: A Live Conversation with Patricia McManus. (Online and In Person. 28th February 2023)

In this session we will be talking to Patricia McManus about the politics of dystopian fictions, their relationship to utopian literature and what theorists like Theodore […]
January 4, 2023

Rap Music, Censorship, Abolitionism and Radical Listening: A Live Conversation with Wanda Canton (Online and in Person — 7th February 2023)

Rap music has often been heard in conjunction with issues of policing and criminality.  Sometimes as a theme addressed within the music, or critically engaged with […]
January 2, 2023

Remade In America: American Surrealism. A Live Conversation with Joanna Pawlik (In-Person and Online – 17th January 2023)

“Surrealism means revolution, not spectator sports.”  — protest slogan used outside the Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage show in 1968 Surrealism was a radical art movement […]
December 30, 2022

Exploding Appendix Program 2023 (January to June)

Exploding Appendix is back for 2023. As always, all are welcome to our free sessions which take place every three weeks on a Tuesday.  Exploding Appendix […]
December 23, 2022

Cesspit Alley

Homaging filmmakers like George Kuchar, Mike Kuchar, John Waters, Jack Smith, Richard Elfman and the Cockettes, the Exploding Appendix players gathered together to produce their own […]
November 20, 2022

The Exploding Appendix Annual Dada Cabaret and Christmas Party (In Person and Online – 13th December 2022)

Image. Section from Marcel Janco, Cabaret Voltaire, 1916 In time honored tradition, Exploding Appendix welcomes you to their fourth night of art and anti-art, participatory creativity […]
November 5, 2022

The Birthday Party: An Exploding Appendix Special with Bradley Tuck (In-Venue and on-line interactive session. 22nd November 2022)

Original photo by Gabriella Matei . Design by Carolann Bossom In 2017,  Bradley Tuck founded Exploding Appendix. Part of the idea behind the project was to […]
October 25, 2022

Podcast 38: Arab Art and Posters in 1960s Post-Colonial Beirut and Lebanon’s Civil War (1975-1990) with Zeina Maasri

Poster illustration by Helmi Tourni In her writings on both 1960s post-colonial Lebanon and the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) Zeina Maasri has produced numerous fascinating books […]
October 18, 2022

…And Fuck Off a Second Time: Collaborative Notes on Fashion and Dissent (In-Person and Online Interactive session. 1st November 2022)

Photographer: Neil Philip Whitehead. Model Bradley Tuck. For “Fuck Off“. In 2015, in an attempt to subvert Fashion Magazines like i-D, Dazed and Vogue, a group […]
October 1, 2022

Critiquing Psycho: A Multimedia Presentation and Conversation (In Venue and Online – 11th October 2022)

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho, with its combination of sex, violence, suspense and playful subversion of audience expectations has become one of the most iconic and critically […]
September 6, 2022

Podcast 37: Christopher Lasch, Narcissism & the Politics of Culture w/ Shalon van Tine & C. Derick Varn

Christopher Lasch was a writer and cultural critic, who is best known for his 1979 best-seller, The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of […]
September 2, 2022

Arab Art and Posters in 1960s Post-Colonial Beirut and Lebanon’s Civil War (1975-1990). A Conversation with Zeina Maasri (In Venue and Online – 21th September 2022)

In her writings on both 1960s post-colonial Lebanon and the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) Zeina Maasri has produced numerous fascinating books exploring the development of posters […]
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, […]