March is a journal of art & strategy.

Michael Murtaugh

Michael Murtaugh is a member and co-system administrator of Constant and director of the Experimental Publishing master course (XPUB) at Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam.

Becoming Sponge: Sustaining Practice Through Protocols of Web Publishing

As part of its ongoing work exploring the importance of infrastructure, Constant searches for ways to explore the feminist potential of free software, practices of maintenance, short and longer time frames, and how technology both produces norms and marginalizes – and they find inspiration in the figure of the sponge.