Joshua Citarella

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Building on his research for his landmark 2018 publication Politigram & the Post-left, artist Joshua Citarella has been conducting a series of interviews with Gen Z users who post radical political content on social media, as part of a forthcoming Rhizome commission. This event brought together three of the most sophisticated figures he has encountered through this research, all of whom are associated with the fragmented online communities known as “post-Left.” For the event, each participant was asked to prepare micro-lectures describing possible and preferred scenarios for politics and society over the next twenty-five years, and to comment on the role of internet culture in shaping ...
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What will the declining middle class mean for U.S. party affiliations in the near future? I speak with YouTuber and political commentator J.J. McCullough about his recent column in The Washington Post.
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A unique look into online memetic subcultures where Gen Z teens explore radical politics like eco-extremism, neoreaction, anarcho-primitivism, transhumanism, anarcho-capitalism, the alt-right, the post-left, egoism and cyber-nihilism.
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I recently spoke with one of my longtime favorite accounts: @The_Political_Compass. We chat about her background, the evolution of radical online subcultures and the ever-expanding Overton window.
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Choose Your Future, 2021, is part of KW Digital: Open Secret, 16 July – 31 December. In 2021, I commissioned a group of artists and memers to write short wiki-style descriptions of fantastical future scenarios. Writers were instructed to copy/paste existing wikipedia entries and “play mad libs” with the nouns and dates. Drawing on movements from the past, these short stories recombine political history to anticipate long tail ideologies and factions that may soon emerge. Choose Your Future takes the hyperbolic imaginings of young people, raised on the internet, and puts their words directly into the mouths of content creators. In this ...
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Part of the extended program for “Left Futures” hosted by Bas Fisher Invitational, Jan. 28th – Mar. 12 of 2021, in Miami, FL. “After Geoengineering: Climate Tragedy, Repair and Restoration” by Holly Jean Buck. Verso, 2019 Left Futures is a part of WATERPROOF MIAMI in partnership with the Bridge Initiative, check basfisherinvitational.com, waterproofMIA.com or bridgeinitiative.org for more info.
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PublisherNew Models2022
Artists JOSHUA CITARELLA & RACHEL ROSSIN join NM for a freestyle audit of the 2022 art ecosystem. We discuss how the economy of cultural production, both on-platform and off, is evolving post peak-lockdown.
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DNR community researchers Davidy, Holly & Margo join me to discuss the “Lindy Effect” and more.

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