Boris Groys: The Post-Communist Condition

– Thursday 7 December 2006. 01:00

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Southampton Row, London

Afterall, in conjunction with the International Centre for Fine Art Research, presents a lecture by writer, curator and philosopher Boris Groys on the specific developments of contemporary art in Eastern Europe. Taking as a starting point 'Privatizations', an exhibition he curated in 2004, Groys will discuss the differing conditions in which the cultural discourse in the east and the west has developed.

Lane Relyea & Aïda Ruilova

– Friday 3 November 2006. 01:00

Mandrake Bar, La Cienaga Blvd, Los Angeles

To celebrate the launch of Afterall issue 14 and Afterall Online, Lane Relyea will offer art lovers tips on how to best appreciate such recent masterpieces of relational aesthetics as Urban Outfitters stores, retro hotel lobbies, boutique-style bank branches and other retail outlets, not to mention hip art bars like the Mandrake.

Aïda Ruilova will be screening her video works Oh No, You're Pretty, Um, Let's Go, OK, Alright and Tuning.

Boron: The Element of Place

– Friday 3 November 2006.

A day trip to Boron with the Center for Land Use Interpretation. This guided tour will begin in Culver City, congeal at the Center's Desert Research Station, and spend the day visiting the remarkable places that ring this dramatic and compelling part of the California landscape.

Sites visited and/or discussed include the largest open pit mine in California; the largest solar power plant in the world; a mountaintop rocket test site and an abandoned federal prison.

David Lamelas: Time is a Fiction

– Tuesday 20 June 2006. 01:00

REDCAT Theater, 631 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles

In conjunction with the exhibition 'David Lamelas: Los Angeles Time as Activity' at MC, Los Angeles and the release of Afterall issue 13, MC and Afterall are pleased to present Time is a Fiction, a programme comprising five early 16mm films by David Lamelas. This series is curated by Jacqueline Holt and distributed by LUX, London.

East Art Map Panel Discussion

– Wednesday 31 May 2006. 01:00

The Kitchen, New York

This panel discussion celebrates the launch of East Art Map: Contemporary Art and Eastern Europe, an Afterall Book edited by IRWIN, a group of five artists and the visual-art component of the Slovenian arts collective NSK. East Art Map is an attempt to reconstruct the missing histories of contemporary art in Eastern Europe from an East European perspective. Miran Mohar, member of IRWIN, Roger Conover, writer, curator and Executive Editor of MIT Press, and Vitaly Komar, whose work is featured in the book, will present and discuss the project.

This event is supported by the Consulate General of Slovenia in New York.

IRWIN - East Art Map: Contemporary Art and Eastern Europe

– Saturday 27 May 2006. 01:00

Red Lion Square Lecture Theatre
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Southampton Row, London

Artists' group IRWIN have been investigating Eastern European art production and its relationship to that of the West for over a decade, and East Art Map: Contemporary Art and Eastern Europe, their new publication with Afterall Books, is the materialisation of this research. Members of the group will discuss the project with the help of examples of work included in the book.

Hollis Frampton - (nostalgia)

– Tuesday 16 May 2006. 01:00

Starr Auditorium
Tate Modern, London

Tate Modern, in conjunction with Afterall, is screening a new print of Hollis Frampton's film (nostalgia), a formal masterpiece, long overlooked and under-studied. Following the screening, Rachel Moore will present a brief talk about the film. Moore is the author of Hollis Frampton: (nostalgia), published by Afterall Books in April 2006.

Screening courtesy of Frampton Estate / LUX.

Bas Jan Ader: All is Falling

Thursday 4 May 2006. 01:00 – Thursday 24 September 2009. 01:00

Red Lion Square Lecture Theatre
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Southampton Row, London

Afterall, in conjunction with Camden Arts Centre, presents a film screening and panel discussion on the occasion of the exhibition 'Bas Jan Ader: All is Falling', and Jan Verwoert's Bas Jan Ader: In Search of the Miraculous, a new publication by Afterall Books.

The discussion will be chaired by Andrea Phillips, MA Curating, Goldsmiths and will include Theo Tegelaers, De Appel and Jan Verwoert, a critic and writer on contemporary art and cultural theory.