“The feeling of being ‘apart together’ is an exceptional situation, of sharing something important or mutually withdrawing from the rest of the world and rejecting the usual norms, retaining its magic beyond the duration of the individual game.” – Ray Oldenburg, The Great Good Place
“In what I am calling the weather, antiblackness is pervasive as climate. The weather necessitates changeability and improvisation; it is the atmospheric condition of time and place; it produces new ecologies.” – Christina Sharpe
Held online December 12, 2020, this roundtable discussion on “art & strategy” brought together perspectives from Nora N. Khan, Serubiri Moses, Zoé Samudzi, Andrea Steves, MARCH founders Sarrita Hunn and James McAnally, and was moderated by Gelare Khoshgozaran with Human Resources (and thanks to Hugo Servantes) in Los Angeles.
Filmmaker Isiah Medina’s adaptation of Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams’s 2015 manifesto (of the same title) prefigures the emancipation of our time in a post-work future.
An overlap between the experience of temporality in the contemporary condition of burnout and time-flow in relation to social change has emerged.
Nihaal Faizal and Elaine W. Ho discuss their artist-run publishing strategies operating Reliable Copy in Bangalore, India and Display Distribute in Kowloon, Hong Kong.