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ARCHIVES – Whitechapel launch event, 30 Jan 2014

Celebrating the publication of Journal of Visual Culture, v12n3 – The Archives Issue, edited by Juliette Kristensen & Marquard Smith

Whitechapel Gallery, London

Thursday 30 January 2014, 5pm

The launch will be followed by ‘Autobiography and the Archive’, a screening of work by Uriel Orlow, Miranda Pennell and Sarah Purcell, exploring the archive, collective memory, and personal history, curated by Mnemoscape (Elisa Adami and Alessandra Ferrini), 7-9pm tickets £8.50/£6.50 concessions)



  • Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme (in conversation with Tom Holert)

The Archival Multitude

  • susan pui san lok

RoCH Fans and Legends (Entries)

  • Marquard Smith

Theses on the Philosophy of History: The Work of Research in the Age of Digital Searchability and Distributability

  • Uriel Orlow

Archives of Stone, Archives of Air

  • Chris Horrocks

Disinterring the Present: Science Fiction, Media Technology and the Ends of the Archive

  • Shezad Dawood

Piercing Brightness as an Exploration of the An-archic Imaginary (in conversation with Mark Bartlett)

  • Sas Mays

Between Pandora and Diogenes: Fox Talbot and the Gender of Archives

  • Nina Lager Vestberg

Ordering, Searching, Finding

  • Gary Hall

The Unbound Book: Academic Publishing in the Age of the Infinite Archive

  • Trevor Paglen

The Last Pictures