March is a journal of art & strategy.

Publication

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.