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WORKLIFE

Highlights

 

INFRA NOIR

Articles, Books, Chapters, and Events related to the Bucharest Surrealist group "Infra Noir" (Gherasim Luca, Gellu Naum, Trost, Paul Paun, Virgil Teodorescu, and fellow travelers)

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"AN INFRA-NOIR DICTIONARY"

In Infra-Noir: Anatomies of Desire, Metamorphoses of the Image (Art Encounters Foundation, Timisoara, Romania)

The first of three issues accompanying the exhibition Infra-Noir. Ed. Diana Marincu & Mica Gherghescu

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DADA/SURREALISM VOL. 20, NO. 1: FROM DADA TO INFRA-NOIR: DADA, SURREALISM, AND ROMANIA 

"Dialectical Despair: Gherasim Luca, Gellu Naum, and the Hazards of a Non-Oedipal Life"

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CAIETELE AVANGARDEI

*Special issue on Gellu Naum, Fall 2015

      "Crystals, Precipitations, and Gellu Naum's Medium"

*Special issue on Infra Noir, Fall 2017

      "Cette Ligne du Non: The Infra Noir Group and the Surrealist Cold War"

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HYPERION: ON THE FUTURE OF AESTHETICS VOL. IX NO. 2 (AUTUMN 2015)

Gellu Naum Centenary Issue

"De Praestigiis Daemonum: Gellu Naum and the Monstrous Surrealist Object"

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"A REVOLUTION IN CONSCIOUSNESS: DOLFI TROST'S VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE"

ARTMargins Vol. 1 Issues 2-3: Artists' Networks in Latin America and Eastern Europe

Translation with introduction.

 

SURREALISM, 'PATAPHYSICS, DADA

Articles, Books, Chapters, Events

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INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SURREALISM

Michael Richardson ed., Bloomsbury, April 2019

Volume 1: Movements > Romania.
Encyclopedia article on Surrealism in Romania.

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'PATAPHYSICS UNROLLED

Price & Taylor eds., Penn State University Press, Spring 2022
Refiguring Modernism series

Book chapter: "Wartime 'Pataphysics: Postwar Surrealism and Boris Rybak's Intraphysics."

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"SURREALISM IS A THING"

ARTMargins Vol. 5 Issue 3: Art Periodicals Today

"Surrealism is a Thing: Rubrics and Objectivation in the Surrealist Periodical, 1924-2015"

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33RD BIENAL DE SÃO PAULO

November 15-19, 2018

Performative talk with Joanna Fiduccia: "Two Varieties of Surrealist Attention"

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EVENTS IN BEIRUT, LEBANON

2014-2016

* Talk at the American University of Beirut, "Sarane Alexandrian and Lebanese Surrealism" – December 15, 2014


* Lecture at the Orient-Institut Beirut conference The Avant-garde and its Networks: Surrealism in Paris, North Africa, and the Middle East from the 1930s: "Specialists in Revolt: the Turkish Surrealist Group" – November 14-15, 2016


* Talk with Adrian Notz (director of Cabaret Voltaire) and Saleh Barakat, "Cabaret Voltaire as Gesamtkunstwerk"; part of the event Yalla Dada at Station Beirut (in collaboration with Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich) – November 22, 2016

 
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L'ESPRIT CRÉATEUR

Proust en devenir (special issue edited by Luc Fraisse), Vol. 46, No. 4, Winter 2006

"The Anonymous Flesh of Time: Merleau-Ponty and Blanchot on Proust"