On November 4th-6th, Former West sponsors “Horizons: Art and Political Imagination,” a conference at the Technical University, Istanbul. [Update: Comments by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie at Artforum.com, and Önder Özengi at Metropolis M.]
Participants include Beatriz Colomina, T. J. Demos, Maria Hlavajova, Ernesto Laclau, Peter Osborne, Vivian Rehberg, Simon Sheikh, and Hito Steyerl. A live video stream is on the Former West home page.
Cosmin Costinas and Maria Hlavajova published “Thinking ‘Former West'” in Afterall online (7/27/2010).