To contact me, email [mhaiven] at [lakeheadu.ca]
He writes articles for both academic and general audiences and is the author of the books Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons (2014), The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity (with Alex Khasnabish, 2014) and Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life (2014).
His latest book, Art after Money, Money after Art: Creative Strategies Against Financialization, was published by Pluto in Fall 2018. His book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts will appear in May 2020.
A workshop for the radical imagination, social justice, and decolonization, co-directed by Max Haiven and Cassie Thornton, with a base in Anishinaabe territories on the North Shore of Lake Superior (Thunder Bay, Canada) and activities online and around the world.
VAGABONDS publishing series
A series of radical pamphlets too combative for polite academic company and too thoughtful for the outrage spin cycle. Published by Pluto Press and edited by Max Haiven in print and online.
The world's first for-profit institution for higher learning that trains the living and the dead to rise up together to avenge the crimes and cruelties of global capitalism.
A platform for performance, ritual, and revenge, often operating as an art project, from Cassie Thornton and Max Haiven
The Radical Imagination Project was founded in 2010 by Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven to study with and contribute to social movements, based in Halifax, Canada. (Note: Max Haiven is no longer actively directing this project, but is still in full support)
The Common Anxieties Research Project is an inquiry and intervention platform directed by Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou and Max Haiven to study the crisis of anxiety under financialized capitalism, especially in universities.
“Max Haiven on the desire for vengeance and the demons of capital” interview on Pretty Heady Stuff podcast (1h)My old friend Scott Stoneman interviewed me for his podcast Pretty Heady Stuff about themes in my forthcoming book Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and...
Original at: https://roarmag.org/essays/no-return-to-normal-for-a-post-pandemic-liberation/ Spanish translation: http://comunizar.com.ar/sin-retorno-la-normalidad-una-liberacion-poscoronavirus/ The following is a postscript to Max Haiven’s Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts, due out...
I was pleased to have an opportunity to talk through some of the themes in a chapter titled "Our Opium Wars Pain, race, and the ghosts of empire" in my...
An audio recording of the introduction to Art After Money, Money After Art: Creative Strategies Against Financialization (2018).
In the Spring and Summer of 2019 The Conversation Art Podcast was kind enough to publish a four-part interview with me about my 2018 book Art After Money, Money After...
Citation Haiven, Max. 2020. “Culture and Financialization: Four Approaches.” In The Routledge International Handbook of Financialization, edited by Natasha van der Zwan, Daniel Mertens, and Philip Mader. London and New York:...
Today, the problem of anxiety among students on university campuses has reached epidemic proportion, gaining the attention and concern not only of university administrators and government officials but the general...
By Krystian Woznicki An interview with the art collective The University of the Phoenix about responding to the climate crisis with a global secret society for interspecies cooperation. Original --> https://blogs.mediapart.fr/krystian-woznicki/blog/111119/preparing-millions-bury-their-smartphones While climate...
Original: https://roarmag.org/essays/from-anxiety-to-revolt-against-the-financialized-university/ From anxiety to revolt? Against the financialized university By Max Haiven and Aris Komorozos-Athanasiou Can we find, in the “mental health crisis” in financialized universities, the seeds of radical refusal? The decade...
Citation Haiven, Max. 2019. “Art, Money and Financialization: Six Radical Money Artists on Either Side of 1973.” In A Cultural History of Money: The Modern Age (1920-Present), edited by Taylor C....