March is a journal of art & strategy.

Recent Posts

Transversality: What Slips Away While Moving Toward Common Becoming

To attend to transversal change is to attend to transformational methods – to ways of relating that are not accounted for by the current order.

Constant Padology

Etherpad, a free and open-source collaborative live text editor, combines the minimal comfort of plain-text writing with the collective experience of writing with others.

Giant Step: Artist Placement Group and Institutional Critique

Claire Louise Staunton reflects on her involvement with Giant Step, a multi-year program organized by Vessel from 2011 to 2012 that aimed to develop the concept of an “ideal” institution.

Techno on the Radio: Constant’s Techno-Cul-de-Sac

Constant’s recent worksession, Techno-Cul-de-Sac, proposed a collective encounter with Brussels via an investigation of zoning, infrastructure, and technology, bringing together artists, architects, and urban researchers.

iTuneZ: A Playlist Project for Radio Materiality

Within the context of Vessel’s Radio Materiality project, iTuneZ was imagined as a direct gesture to point out an extra-legal space to listen to what migrants play for comfort.

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.