Lafayette Anticipation associate curator Anna Colin talks to artist Tyler Coburn about Ergonomic Futures, a speculative project engaged with art, design, science, anthropology and writing. In this interview, Coburn discusses the research, production process and network of collaborators of a multilayered project ultimately concerned with the futures of humankind. Anna Colin: When one comes across your museum seats Ergonomic Futures (2016—) in contemporary art exhibitions—and soon in natural history, fine art, and anthropology museums—they look… [read more »]
Off the Clock: Working with Flexible Labor, Social Networks and Everyday Life
Art in General
79 Walker Street, NYC, 10013
7:00pm Tuesday, October 11
How do recent lateral, collaborative projects, ranging from artist-run spaces to curatorial initiatives to knowledge communities, counter the information/service-based economy and its elements of fluid social networks, entrepreneurial spirit, flexible labor management and interactions with daily life? Or do these art projects and communities utilize these factors and build upon them — in turn aligning with this mode rather than producing a disarming critique?
Summer Guthery, The Chrysler Series
Rose Marcus, The Dependent Art Fair
Jackson Moore, The Public School New York
Lise Soskolne, W.A.G.E.
James Voorhies, Bureau for Open Culture
Check out the Labor Issue for more on this subject.