This reading list is compiled from the 8-hour lecture that A.L. Steiner gave on Friday, June 30 at the WCCW as part of X-TRA’s 20th Anniversary ARTIST WRITES series.
00:12 Stokely Carmichael, “Black Power Address,” University of California Berkeley, October 29, 1966, audio recording, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFFWTsUqEaY.
7:30 Olga Bautista‘s activism in South Chicago.
9:00 Rosalinda Bortilla’s walking tours of Chicago.
9:40 Andrea Fraser, artist
11:00 Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism, ed. Jason W. Moore (Oakland: PM Press, 2016).
28:50 Jussi Parikka, The Anthrobscene (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015).
37:40 Jenny Holzer, Rejoice! Our Times are Intolerable, 1977-1982.
39:50 Claudia Rankine interviewed by Meara Sharma, “Claudia Rankine on Blackness as the Second Person,” Guernica, (November 17, 2014), https://www.guernicamag.com/blackness-as-the-second-person/.
40:00 Steve Edwards, “Forgetting Photography,” Photography: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2017).
40:50 Marshall McLuhan, Counterblast (London: Rapp & Whiting Limited, 1970).
43:54 Adam Curtis, HyperNormalisation, 2016. Documentary. HD video, 166 min.
55:12 Ronald Reagan’s 1980 slogan, “Make America Great Again“.
58:24 Leo Bersani, “Is the Rectum a Grave?“, Vol. 43, AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1987), 197-222.
1:09:08 James Baldwin, “The Artist’s Struggle for Integrity,” Community Church, New York, 1963, audio recording, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU0g5fAA2QY.
1:16:32 Prince, “Solo,” from the album Come, 1994. Warner Bros.
1:21:08 Clarice Lispector, The Stream of Life, (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989).
1:29:08 Bernadette Mayer, “To a Politician,” Scarlet Tanager (New York: New Directions Publishing, 2005).
1:29:08 Richard Meyer, Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century American Art (Ideologies of Desire) (Oxford University Press, 2002).
1:40:03 Shakespeare in the Park.
1:42:21 Roy Scranton, “The Compulsion of Strife,” Learning to Die in the Anthropocene (San Francisco: City Lights Publisher, 2015).
1:53:05 Sara Marcus, Girls to the Front:The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution, (New York: Harper Perennial, 2010).
1:55:31 Hailey Fuchs, “Yale publishes rules on campus activism,” Yale Daily News, March 29, 2017, https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2017/03/29/yale-publishes-rules-on-campus-activism/.
2:21:18 Associated Press, “Grandparents and cousins aren’t considered ‘close’ family under Trump’s new visa criteria,” Los Angeles Times, June 29, 2017, http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-new-visa-criteria-20170628-story.html.
2:21:42 Kyle McGee, Heathen Earth: Trumpism and Political Ecology (Punctum Books, 2017).
2:21:43 Theodor W. Adorno, The Stars Down to Earth (London Routledge Classics, 2002).
2:25:40 Laurie Weeks, Zipper Mouth (Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2011).
2:26:18 Ericka Huggins, former leader of the Black Panther Party.
2:27:41 Carla Cloer’s work securing monument status for Sequoia National Park.
2:31:30 Miya Masaoka’s work as a union agitator.
2:33:26 A. L. Steiner, More Real than Reality Itself, 2014.
2:39:33 Corrections Corporation of America, annual reports.
2:55:32 Justin Bond, “The New Economy,” from the album Dendrophile, 2011. WhimsyMusic.
3:00:02 Monique Wittig, The Straight Mind and Other Essays (Boston: Beacon Press, 1992).
3:00:24 Simone de Beauvoir interviewed by Jean-Louis Servan-Schreiber, “Pourqoui Je Suis Feministe,” The Questionnaire, 1975, youtube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KN2OWet8Tmg.
3:02:34 Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center, The Noguchi Museum, January 18, 2017 – January 21, 2018.
3:03:28 Isamu Noguchi, I Become a Nisei, (Long Island City: The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, 2017), http://www.noguchi.org/sites/default/files/Isamu-Noguchi-I-Become-A-Nisei-Noguchi-Museum.pdf.
3:05:54 “Republicans Have Trifecta Control of 25 States & Need 6 More to Call for a Constitutional Convention,” Democracy NOW!, June 29, 2017, https://www.democracynow.org/2017/6/29/republicans_have_trifecta_control_of_25.
3:14:20 Alexei Koseff, “Death threats directed at Assembly leader over universal health care bill,” The Sacramento Bee, June 2017, http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article158738529.html.
3:17:32 Dr. Laurie Weeks, I Went to Find Some Kunst and All I Got Was This Lousy Kapital, 2006.
3:18:55 Kyle McGee, Heathen Earth: Trumpism and Political Ecology (Punctum Books, 2017).
3:28:24 Roski School of Art and Design MFA.
3:29:42 USC Global Energy Network: A Joint Initiative of USC Price School of Public Policy & USC Viterbi School of Engineering In association with The Communications Institute, Powering California: The Monterey Shale & California’s Economic Future (Los Angeles: University of Southern California, date unknown).
3:31:19 Craig Leeson and Jo Ruxton, A Plastic Ocean, 2016. HD Video, 104 min.
3:32:24 Jussi Parikka, The Anthrobscene (University of Minnesota Press, 2015).
3:37:28 Jean Baudrillard, The Spirit of Terrorism and Other Essays, (London: Verso, 2002).
3:43:56 Lauryn Hill, “Everything is Everything,” from the album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, 1998. Columbia Records. 3:43:5
3:49:24 Derrick Jensen, The Myth of Human Supremacy (Seven Stories Press, 2016).
3:57:06 Christian Frei, The War Photographer, 2001. Film, 96 min.
4:04:07 Andrew Morgan, The True Cost, 2015. HD video, 92 min.
4:04:22 Zhao Liang, Behemoth, 2015. Film, 95 min.
4:06:12 Kick it Over Manifesto.
4:08:41 Friedrich Hayek, economist and philosopher.
4:11:37 Research & Degrowth.
4:13:52 Georgescu-Roegen, mathematician, statistician and economist.
4:14:42 Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism: Is there no alternative? (Zero Books, 2009).
4:15:02 Fredric Jameson‘s ideas on postmodernism.
4:15:07 Julie Graham and Katherine Gibson, A Postcapitalist Politics (University of Minnesota Press, 2006).
4:15:28 André Gorz‘s writings on wage labor.
4:16:22 A. L. Steiner, “Death Chamber of Commerce,” Creative Time Reports, August 24, 2012, http://creativetimereports.org/2012/08/24/death-chamber-of-commerce/.
4:17:01 J.K. Gibson-Graham, A Postcapitalist Politics (University of Minnesota Press, 2006).
4:18:37 Sylvia Federici and autonomist feminism.
4:22:52 “Minimum Wage in the United States,” Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_wage_in_the_United_States.
4:23:02 A. L. Steiner, “Death Chamber of Commerce,” Creative Time Reports, August 24, 2012, http://creativetimereports.org/2012/08/24/death-chamber-of-commerce/.
4:29:00 Ulrich Beck, World at Risk (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2009).
4:33:16 Mathieu Roy and Harold Crooks, Surviving Progress, 2011. Film, 86 min.
4:36:33 Edward Mazria of Architecture 2030.
4:38:06 Johnathan Ned Katz, The Invention of Heterosexuality (University of Chicago Press, 2005).
4:44:32 Derrick Jensen, The Myth of Human Supremacy (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2016).
4:45:55 Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism, ed. Jason W. Moore (Oakland: PM Press, 2016).
4:59:28 Jedediah Purdy, After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene (Harvard University Press, 2015).
5:01:12 TJ Demos, Decolonizing Nature (Berlin and New York: Sternberg Press, 2016).
5:01:53 Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Islands of Decolonial Love: Stories & Songs (Winnipeg: AK Press, 2013).
5:07:43 Gregg Bordowitz lecture, “Of The Passions and Art Today,” Artists Space, New York, March 2006.
5:09:08 Joshua Clover and Juliana Spahr, #Misanthropocene: 24 Theses (Oakland: Commune Editions, 2014).
5:09:17 Karen Barad, “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter,” Signs, vol. 28, no. 3 (University of Chicago Press, 2003).
5:19:01 Sylvia Wynter, Sylvia Wynter: On Being Human as Praxis, ed. Katherine McKittrick (Durham: Duke University Press, 2003).
5:24:43 Andrea Fraser, artist.
5:24:59 Olga Bautista‘s activism in South Chicago.
5:32:16 Timothy Morton‘s concept of the imaginary “Away Place” where man-made waste ends up.
5:50:06 Barack Obama’s signing of the Club 21 Agreement.
5:51:08 Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui‘s teachings on Leftist Latin American governments.
5:54:02 Carl Jung‘s theory on subconscious mind.
5:54:35 Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace.
5:55:06 Nance Klehm‘s theory of plant communication and lost forms of intelligence.
5:59:50 Sylvia Wynter, Sylvia Wynter: On Being Human as Praxis, ed. Katherine McKittrick (Durham: Duke University Press, 2003).
6:00:36 Stephano Harney and Fred Moton, The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study (Wivenhoe/New York/Port Watson: Minor Compositions, 2013).
6:01:36 Margaret and Christine Wertheim’s The Institute for Figuring.
6:01:47 Margaret Wertheim, Physics on the Fringe: Smoke Rings, Circlons, and Alternative Theories of Everything (Walker & Co., 2013).
6:02:05 Eden Batki and Nance Klehm, Weedeater, 2015. Trailer.
6:08:09 Angela Davis, Abolition Democracy (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2004).
6:11:49 Pat Walters and Orrin Devinsky, “Fault Line,” Radio Lab, Season 12, episode 2.
6:12:50 Lee Edelman, No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004).
6:14:50 Wu Tsang lecture, “Artist on Artists: Wu Tsang on Hito Steyerl,” Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, August 2016, audio recording https://soundcloud.com/mocalosangeles/artists-on-artists-wu-tsang-on-hito-steyerl.
6:15:50 Risa A. Puleo, “How to Look at Monsters: Staging Female Bodies from the Periphery of the Seventeenth-Century Spanish World in Baroque Portraiture and Hapsburg Collections,” CUNY Academic Works, (2015).
6:17:50 Emily Roysdon, “Ecstatic Resistance,” C Magazine, Issue 104, winter 2009.
5:50:06 Hito Steyerl, “Is the Museum a Factory?,” e-flux, June 2009, http://www.e-flux.com/journal/07/61390/is-a-museum-a-factory/ 6:19:46 .
6:20:47 James Nachtwey‘s documentation of mining.
6:21:26 Hito Stereyl, Factory of the Sun, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, February 21 – September 12, 2016.
6:22:26 Lee Edelman and Sylvia Wynter on homo economicus.
6:28:06 A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project.
6:31:46 Theodor W. Adorno, The Stars Down to Earth (London Routledge Classics, 2002).
6:31:53 Angela Davis, Abolition Democracy (New York: Seven Stories Press: 2004).
6:32:47 Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Islands of Decolonial Love: Stories & Songs, (Winnipeg: AK Press, 2013).
6:34:48 Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Islands of Decolonial Love: Stories & Songs, (Winnipeg: AK Press, 2013).
6:43:36 Michel Foucalt, “Of Other Spaces: Utopias and Heterotopias,” Architecture/Mouvement/Continuité, (October, 1984).
6:45:03 Claudia Rankine interviewed by Meara Sharma, “Claudia Rankine on Blackness as the Second Person,” Guernica, November 17, 2014, https://www.guernicamag.com/blackness-as-the-second-person.
6:45:56 Wyndham Lewis, Blast 1, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1914).
6:47:53 Henry Kissinger’s notion of “constructive ambiguity.”
6:48:55 Edward Bernays, Propaganda (Brooklyn: Ig Publishing, 1928).
7:10:19 Ronald Reagan’s 1980 slogan.
7:10:35 George Orwell, 1984, (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1949).
7:19:36 Bernadette Mayer, “To a Politician,“Scarlet Tanager (New Directions Publishing: 2005).
Thanks to Sarah Kersting, Matthew Villar Miranda and Jazmin Smith for collating this comprehensive list.
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