Three recent interviews about revenge, art and money
A podcast, audio-tour and blog series about finance and the imagination, organized and curated by Max Haiven and Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou in collaboration with the UCL Urban Lab
A series of fascinating essays on finance and the imagination, published by Public Seminar
Available now from Pluto Press (dist. UChicago in US, BTL in Canada)
A collaborative walking tour on finance and the imagination of the City of London, in the spirit of Cornelius Castoriadis.
I have a chapter on “The Crypt of Art, the Decryption of Money, the Encrypted Common and
the Problem with Cryptocurrencies” in the Moneylab Reader 2
Excerpts and radio interviews on the occasion of the paperback edition of my book on “Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life”
After a lengthy wait my article “Participatory art within, against and beyond financialization: Benign pessimism, tactical parasitics and the encrypted common” has been published by the journal Cultural Studies.
We at the University of the Phoenix are looking for hosts and supporters in the Midwest and North-East USA for the first of what will hopefully be a series of radical financial literacy tours in January and February of 2018.
Join us at Goldsmiths, University of London, September 22-23 for a two-day gathering on the theme of “Colonial debts, extractive nostalgias, imperial insolvencies – Reimagining financialization”
A few recent publications about financialization and authoritarianism.
This autumn I’m in Europe for a few conferences, and also working on one book about art and money and one book about… a secret topic. A few ongoing and upcoming events I’m participating in: Sept 28-29, Sevilla, Spain –III Encuentro Mil formas de mirar y hacer: Artes y Movimientos Sociales, a conference on ART…
In recognition of the Pokémon franchise with the release of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, I thought I’d share “Play: Coming of Age in the Speculative Pokéconomy,” a chapter from my 2014 book Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life.
The Australian publication Dancehouse Diary has published a conversation between me and Cassie Thornton, of the Feminist Economics Department. It is part of a really interesting special issue about Money and can be found here: http://www.dancehousediary.com.au/?p=3179
Borders and money are conjoined technologies of the weaponized imagination rooted in colonialism and racial capitalism.
I’m pleased to announce that my essay “Art and Money: Three Aesthetic Strategies in an Age of Financialisation” has been published in the inaugural issue of the post-disciplinary journal Finance and Society on the theme “Hard Cash.” You can read and download the article at http://financeandsociety.org/article/vol-1-no-1-2015-haiven/ Abstract Recent decades of financialisation have seen a significant growth…
My chapter “Money as a Medium of the Imagination: Art and the Currencies of Cooperation” has been published in the MoneyLab Reader from the Institute for Network Cultures.
This January I’ll be offering my course Art and Money jointly through the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and the brand new Central branch of the Halifax Public Library. The lectures are open to interested members of the public from 1-2pm every Tuesday starting January 6 and concluding April 14. Registered students (and anyone…
KPFA’s Against the Grain has broadcast an hour-long feature interview with me on the topic of financialization. http://www.againstthegrain.org/program/944/mon-60914-financializations-reach
Here is a digital version of an interview about my work on money, art and finance, published in the Spring issue of Crit.
Truth-out has published an article where I try and lay out, in as plain terms as possible, the idea of “financialization” as a form of totalitarianism that works on the economic, political, social and cultural levels. Check it out: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/16911-financial-totalitarianism-the-economic-political-social-and-cultural-rule-of-speculative-capital Or, you can watch it as a video essay at http://vimeo.com/maxhaiven/financial-totalitarianism And also this interview…
Recent radio interviews: Earlier this month, the fabulous podcast The Extraenvironmentalist broadcast a feature-length interview (1h15m) with me about the financialization of universities and of social life more broadly. The interview can be downloaded or listened to online here: http://www.extraenvironmentalist.com/2013/05/07/episode-59-financialized-education/ For May Day, the amazing folks at Against the Grain interviewed me and some other…
I’m delighted to announce that by first monograph Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2014. I’m working on completing the manuscript now, but a tentative table of contents is as follows: Introduction 1. Reproducing Fictitious Capital 2. Precariousness: Two Models of Social Liquidation…
I’m very pleased to announce that three new publications are slated for publication later in 2013. Walmart First, the journal Cultural Politics will be publishing my essay “Walmart, Financialization and the Cultural Politics of Securitization” most likely in their July issue (v9.2). Here is the abstract: Walmart is not only the world’s single largest retailer…