March is a journal of art & strategy.

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ICW 2015: A Reflection

Tirdad Zolghadr reflects on his experience attending Vessel’s 2015 International Curatorial Workshop (ICW) in Bari, Italy.

Vessel: A Meridian Practice

Vessel is a nomadic curatorial organization and agency invested in supporting artistic and curatorial practices that are situated, responsive, and research-led.

Sound, Power and Culture

Building on our recent Conversations on Sound and Power, we are pleased to announce “Sound, Power and Culture,” a winter study group organized Josh Rios in January 2023.

From Multidirectional Memory to Multidirectional Moments

We are pleased to announce the launch of “From Multidirectional Memory to Multidirectional Moments,” a new long term inquiry organized with the department of Artistic Strategies at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. A launch event “Loops, Multiplication & Remembrance,” will take place on November 16th.

Conversations on Sound and Power: Sandra de la Loza

Sandra de la Loza’s research-based practice investigates the under layers of our present landscape to open portals and envision future worlds through collective memory and political imagination.

MARCH 01 + Perennial Biennial

We are pleased to announce Parsa Sanjana Sajid’s contribution to MARCH 01, “Dhaka Art Summit: Cultural Capital and the Long Tail of Colonial Time,” has been included in Perennial Biennial’s newest publication Local Perspectives on a Global Format.

Weaving Our Values & Practices

Values & Practices is a collectively sourced and living set of agreements. This inaugural iteration invites those of us who gather through the Center for Liberatory Practice & Poetry to ground ourselves in our visions for autonomous and liberated communities.

Insurgent Political Theater: Subjects-in-Revolt in Colombia and Palestine

Given that protests are multivalent and culturally specific, we ask: What were the political and, more importantly, the sentimental objectives of performances staged by subjects-in-revolt in Colombia and Palestine in spring 2021?

CTM 2022: Contact Traces

Arguably, presence is a quality of (music) performance that reveals aspects of representation that are not obvious in sound alone. The burgeoning philosophy of somaesthetics proposes that our bodies are an indispensable “tool of tools” and so by enhancing our bodily perceptions we may improve our quality of life.

Machines as Literary Companions

A long-running thread through the manifold work of Constant is an interest in collaborating with machines on installations, worksessions, and publications.

Conversations on Sound and Power: Alex E. Chávez – Part 1

Alex E. Chávez’s anthropological and autoethnographic practices address the relation between sound, power, and culture, especially in terms of how Latinx diasporic sonic traditions and experiments move through histories of migration.

Conversations on Sound and Power: Alex E. Chávez – Part 2

A focus on sound, sonic practices, and sounding within the larger framework of Latinx studies necessarily invokes a concern with emplacement, which is necessarily embodied.

Crypto Art Annotations: From Cold Retromania to Creatively Weird

When the “Homer Pepe” NFT sold for 205 ETH ($320,000), Barry Threw cheered: “The art world is a software problem now.”

On Necessary Work

Over six weekends in spring 2021, Adelita Husni Bey met with a cohort of eight unionized healthcare workers based in the US and Denmark for an online filmmaking workshop focused on their experiences working in hospitals throughout the first year of the pandemic.

Conversations on Sound and Power: Allie Martin

Allie Martin uses ethnographic fieldwork and digital humanities methodologies to consider how gentrification impacts and impedes on Black sonic life.

You Can’t Play Here – Or, Forms of Infinite Play

From the privilege of suburbia and gated communities to histories of segregation, playgrounds are powerfully representative of the economic and psychic divides across race, gender, class, and physical mobility.

Beyond Follows: Trust In Computing

Trust is a felt quality of human relations, ephemeral and changing. Social media is an attempt to extend real sociality and to represent real trust. What is the shape of this data?

A Reparative Approach to Publishing

Where oral histories have long been anchored in practices of repetition and versioning, systems of publishing are still learning to trust and fully incorporate these dynamics, finding room for changes that are not based in the singular but in the collective.

A Generic Article

The generic: objects and ideas that are so pervasive we become unable to see their specificity.

Imaginary Blockscape

In the Cageian sense, an “experimental action is one the outcome of which is not foreseen.” To understand the potential of NFTs for experimental music, we don’t need to look any further than this sixty-year-old one-liner.