To live forever

Image Archive of Gezi Park Protest

Image Archive of Gezi Park Protest is an artistic compilation by Sencer Vardarman. In this work he selected and edited visual materials from the archive during and after the mass movement known as the “Gezi protests.” The main focus of his selection is to present the creativity, humor, and solidarity in the different stages of the protests with actions such as “Standingman” #duranadam, the garbage collecting action, the “Rainbow Steps,” and the “Earth Table.”

To live forever

To live forever is a conversation between Andrew Snyder-Beattie and Cécile B. Evans. Andrew Snyder-Beattie is Director of Research at the Future of Humanity Institute, a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford that aims “to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects.” This is an excerpt from multiple conversations between artist Cécile B. Evans and Snyder-Beattie about who gets to be a part of humanity’s future—or if there even will be one.

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I AM A PROBLEM (2016) is a music video by Will Benedict for the Detroit-based noise band Wolf Eyes. In the video an alien discusses issues surrounding assimilation in an extra global context with television talk show host Charlie Rose.

Blockchain as Gosplan 2.0

Blockchain Visionaries (2016) by Simon Denny showcases three real companies — Ethereum, 21 Inc, and Digital Asset Holdings — at the forefront of digital monetary platforms and the application of the blockchain, a decentralized transaction database technology that is the backbone of the denationalized cryptocurrency BitCoin. But what is the blockchain? These days it’s not that easy to define. Simon Denny invites Financial Times writer Izabella Kaminska to take a look at its greater implications in the contribution Blockchain as Gosplan 2.0 to Fear of Content.