• [Academy Lectures, 2013.09.11]  

      Neidich, Warren (Video, 2013-09-11)
      The idea of artistic research is a hot topic today, especially in our moment of the information economy and intellectual speculation. The problem is that the word research is bound to specific scientific and reductionist ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.09.18]  

      Beloufa, Neïl (Video, 2013-09-18)
      In his practice Neïl Beloufa (b. 1985, France) demonstrates a persisting interest in dichotomies; reality and fiction, cause and effect, presence and absence, all of which he communicates through mediums ranging from ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.09.23]   

      Bennin, Andreas (Video, 2013-09-23)
      Andreas Bennin (graduated with an MA from Kunstakademiet in 2012) focuses on how our ideas and perception about reality is formed, what and who’s defining them. He has been working a lot with landscapes, in search of the ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.10.02]   

      Stamenkovic, Marko (Video, 2013-10-02)
      Is Death a woman? Or, how to exercise control over the figures of Life and Death if they have no body? In his second public appearance in Norway, at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, 02.10.2013, Marko Stamenkovic (b. ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.10.08]   

      Weerasethakul, Apichatpong (Video, 2013-10-08)
      A lecture and screening by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970, Thailand). Weerasethakul began making films and video shorts in 1994 and completed his first feature in 2000. Lyrical and mysterious, his nonlinear works ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.10.16]   

      Verwoert, Jan (Video, 2013-10-16)
      Impressionists recognized the retina as a skin best exposed to outside light. The Nabis painters took the eyes from the fields back into the salon and watched people blend in with the wallpaper and bodies emerge from ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.10.30]   

      Bell, Kirsty (Video, 2013-10-30)
      Kirsty Bell is a writer and contributing editor of Frieze. She lives in Berlin. Her book “The Artist’s House” is just out with Sternberg Press. “Our house is our corner in the world”, wrote Gaston Bachelard in 1958. “It ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.11.12]   

      Bifo, Franco Berardi (Video, 2013-11-12)
      Born in Bologna, Italy in 1949, Franco Berardi Bifo is a writer, media-theorist, and media-activist. As a young militant he took part in the experience of Potere operaio in the years 1967-1973, then he founded the magazine ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.11.20]   

      Müller-Westermann, Iris (Video, 2013-11-20)
      Iris Müller-Westermann is Senior Curator of International Art at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm. She curated the Lee Lozano retrospective at the Moderna Museet in 2010 and lately the much talked about exhibition “Hilma ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.11.27] 

      Malašauskas, Raimundas (Video, 2013-11-27)
      “I am Fusiform and I like pseudowords, circulation, robots shouting names. Ruff Miso likes gyros, faceless meat, scrambled. I saw many scrambled things in the study room. Birds, cars, words. Monster’s pants and holograms. ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2013.12.04]   

      Attia, Kader; Pinto, Ana Teixeira (Video, 2013-12-04)
      Kader Attia is a French-Algerian artist living in Berlin; his latest projects were shown at the dOCUMENTA (13), at the Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam and at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in ...
    • [Academy Lectures 2014.05.07] 

      Watkins, Jonathan (Video, 2014.05.07)
      Ikon Director Jonathan Watkins gives an illustrated talk about his experiences as curator of the Iraqi Pavilion for the 2013 Venice Biennale. Having travelled extensively in Iraq, from the southern marshlands to Kurdistan, ...
    • [Academy Lectures 2014.01.29] 

      Ashford, Doug (Video, 2014-01.29)
      What we may know from abstract painting is that it deploys form in order to steal experience away from the present, showing perhaps that the experience of real things is often concealing their nature. If we could somehow ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2014.01.15] 

      Povinelli, Elizabeth A. (Video, 2014-01-15)
      In the far north of Australia, the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority brought a gutsy desecration lawsuit against OM Manganese Ltd for deliberating damaging an Indigenous sacred site, Two Women Sitting Down, at its Bootu ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2014.02.16] 

      Federici, Silvia (Video, 2014-02-16)
      Silvia Federici is a long time feminist activist, teacher and writer. She has been active in the feminist movement, the anti-globalization movement and the anti-death penalty movement. In 1972 she was one of the founders ...
    • [Academy Lectures 2014.02.26] 

      Hjort Guttu, Ane (Video, 2014-02-26)
      AHG: You went out for fixed walks at night while your family slept. You had a family the entire time? C: Yes. I had kids when I was at the academy. (Pause.) I got to see a lot of painful things in my job. And I couldn’t ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2014.03.05] 

      Kovanda, Jiří; Baladrán, Zbyněk (Video, 2014-03-05)
      «The Nervous System» is a performative lecture that follows the previous collaboration of the two artists Jiří Kovanda and Zbyněk Baladrán in a variety of formats. After the show, which was held in Milano Kunstverein in ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2014-03-12] 

      Holder, Will (Video, 2014-03-12)
      Following a brief introduction, Will Holder will continue an ongoing series of orally typeset texts. This one in particular speaks of–and demonstrates–the phonological method for textual analysis, of English poet J.H. ...
    • [Academy Lectures 2014.04.02]  

      Berardi Bifo, Franco (Video, 2014-04-02)
      «The financial Black Hole is swiftly dissipating the legacy of industrial labor and of the very structures of Modern civilization. Precariousness is spreading in the labor market, and in the very foundations of language, ...
    • [Academy Lectures, 2014.04.03] 

      Piper, Adrian (Sound recording, 2014-04-03)
      Piper’s lecture «Lessons from the Playbook of Second-Wave Feminism» is a candid appraisal of the achievements and shortcomings of the feminist movement of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States, based in her participation ...