Liste expedition

In the June edition of Spike x Liste Expedition Monthly Picks, the Berlin-based writer Olamiju Fajemisin pinches and zooms in on selected works by Srijon Chowdhury and discovers ambiguous feelings. 

 !Mediengruppe Bitnik, "Flagged for Political Speech", 2021

!Mediengruppe Bitnik, ”Flagged for Political Speech”, 2021

Ingrid Luquet-Gad traces the spirit of politicised laughter in !Mediengruppe Bitnik’s ongoing series “Flagged for” for the May edition of Spike x Liste Expedition Monthly Picks. 

 Jenna Bliss,  Professional Witnesses (2021)

Jenna Bliss, Professional Witnesses (2021)

Jaime Chu examines citizenship, empire, and belonging through the lens of Jenna Bliss’s video art for the April edition of Spike x Liste Expedition Monthly Picks. 

For the March installment of Spike’s monthly collaboration with Liste Expedition, Juan José Santos explores the abyss of language in Anna Dot’s multimedia practice.

 Still from Phung-Tien Phan, Girl at Heart (2020). Single-channel-HD-video, color, sound, 00:05:09. Courtesy Liste Expedition

Still from Phung-Tien Phan, Girl at Heart (2020). Single-channel-HD-video, color, sound, 00:05:09. Courtesy Liste Expedition

For the February installment of Spike’s ongoing collaboration with Liste Expedition, Hong Kong-based writer and curator Chang Qu swims through the data flow of Phung-Tien Phan’s hauntologically-tinged videos.

 C.L. Salvaro,  Before Sinking, it Floats  (2021). Photo: Ana Pigosso. Courtesy Liste Expedition

C.L. Salvaro, Before Sinking, it Floats (2021). Photo: Ana Pigosso. Courtesy Liste Expedition

For January’s edition of Spike Monthly Picks for Liste Expedition, São Paulo-based writer, editor, and curator Guilherme Teixeria explores the Brazilian artist C.L. Salvaro’s world of gravity-defying installations.

 Anne Fellner,  Point No Point (Sage)  (2020). Oil, acrylic, and enamel on synthetic fabric, 137 x 195 cm. Courtesy Liste Expeditions

Anne Fellner, Point No Point (Sage) (2020). Oil, acrylic, and enamel on synthetic fabric, 137 x 195 cm. Courtesy Liste Expeditions

For the next year, Spike is inviting authors from around the world to write a freeform exploration centred on an artist of their choice from the Liste universe. We’re kicking things off this December with an essay by Leila Peacock on the painter Anne Fellner.