“No artist left alive” in Arts of the Working Class

My short, provocative essay “No Artist Left Alive” has appeared in the 11th issue of the Berlin-based broadsheet Arts of the Working Class. It argues that, as we emegre from that pandemic, artists and their supporters should consider anti-capitalist strategies not based on making life and economic conditions better for artists, but for all poor and working people, (the vast majority of) artists included.

Text below, but also check out the whole very interesting issue online, or, better yet, buy a copy in Berlin, London, Los Angeles and beyond.

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“Representing (and Being Represented in) Financialization’s Derivative Sociality” (2018)

Citation Haiven, Max. 2018. “Representing (and Being Represented in) Financialization’s Derivative Sociality.” In Screening Economies: Money Matters and the Ethics of Representation, edited by Daniel Cunoz, Scott Loren, and Joerg Metelmann. Bielefeld: Transcript. Abstract In my inquiries into the relationship between art and money I have argued that one of the key conundrums for artists …

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Networks, Finance Capital and the Fate of the Novel (interview with Hari Kunzru)

This interview was first published in the journal Wasafiri. Hari Kunzru (b. 1969) is a British-born author, journalist and essayist who lives and works in New York. He is the author of four novels and numerous articles which have appeared in publications including Wired, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Times of India and The …

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