Gardening Essentials / in Uncertain Arrangements with Ghosts, Among Others

Gardening Essentials / in Uncertain Arrangements with Ghosts, Among Others

[Soon to be published in Judith Wielander & Gilly Karjevsky (eds.) Parckdesign 2016: Jardin Essentiel, Parckdesign, Brussels, 2020. The book documents Jardin Essentiel, a public…

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Creole Gardens: Growing Otherwise

Creole Gardens: Growing Otherwise

[Originally published in Hans Ulrich Obrist and Asad Raza (eds.) Mondialité Or the Archipelagos of Édouard Glissant, Brussels, Skira/Boghossian Foundation Villa Empain, 2017. Also translated…

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Valentina Karga: Energies in Common

Valentina Karga: Energies in Common

[First published October 2018 in HFBK’s Lerchenfeld Issue 45] It was some months before I realised that ‘banana-mami’ was in fact ‘banana mummy’. Valentina had…

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The Disappearance of the Sea and its Fantasmatic Recovery in Berlin, of all places!

The Disappearance of the Sea and its Fantasmatic Recovery in Berlin, of all places!

[Originally published in Dear un 22/2/18] I’m looking through a tiny window at the silvery surface of the sea roughly 10,000 metres below. I don’t…

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documenta 14: art of the (im)possible

documenta 14: art of the (im)possible

­­­ [Originally published 2017 in Broadsheet Journal 46.2] The fourteenth edition of documenta opened for the first time in Athens this April, two months ahead of a…

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Sitting around digital fires | (no)action(no)space in Schloss—Post

Sitting around digital fires | (no)action(no)space in Schloss—Post

Last year I took part in the beginnings of (no)action(no)space, a collaborative research platform distributed over time and space, involving a shifting group of about 7 artists…

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documenta 14: Art, Athens, Austerity…

documenta 14: Art, Athens, Austerity…

 [Originally published in Runway: Conversations on May 15, 2017] _ In April of this year I found myself at the Athens opening of documenta 14, in…

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Collective objects of anxiety: Things encountered and enacted in Paris, Autumn 2015

Collective objects of anxiety: Things encountered and enacted in Paris, Autumn 2015

[Originally published 2016 in un Magazine 10.1: ‘Co-Workers’] It’s early October and I’ve come to Bétonsalon Centre for Art and Research for the opening of Co-Workers: Beyond Disaster….

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Plan Bienen: Sharing (in) the more-than-human city

Plan Bienen: Sharing (in) the more-than-human city

[Text by Tessa Zettel & Sumugan Sivanesan; originally published 2016 in A Peer Reviewed Journal About_Excessive Research, Vol. 5, Issue 1. DARC (Digital Aesthetics Research Centre),…

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