Pound @ Schloss Brunnenburg

In Merano today. After brekky we hiked to a place near the bahnhof that lets people use bikes for free. What a great idea. All day we rode around the picturesque town and the Alpine precipices and protruding pinnacles.First, we peddled up the west side of the river Passer, breathing in and breathing out all … Continue reading Pound @ Schloss Brunnenburg


Antimasque @ De Appel

I arrived at Amsterdam Centraal, and from there Mia escorted me across the Ij via ferry to the Shell Research and Technology campus in Amsterdam-Noord, the site of De Appel's Weak Signals and Wild Cards exhibition. There she introduced me to the other curators, who were friendly but obviously insanely busy in preparation for the … Continue reading Antimasque @ De Appel

Insomnauts Awake!

Transmission from the International Institute of Insomnauts, Bloomsbury, London, February 20, 2009: ...Insomnauts awake! The widening chasm beneath our trembling feet now eschews overarching narratives, delves deep into one’s own experience where things are all called into question. And if in the tender precariousness of insomnia our firmest grounds and our finest distinctions become untenable … Continue reading Insomnauts Awake!

•Inauthenticity, Necronauts, Insomnauts•

Tom McCarthy asked me to help him launch the International Necronautical Society's "Declaration on Inauthenticity" at Tate Britain yesterday. The event was supposed to be modeled off a US presidential press conference, so I adapted my usual INS role as Chief of Hemlock Research into the friendly but vaguely threatening equivalent of a Secret Service … Continue reading •Inauthenticity, Necronauts, Insomnauts•