Organized in collaboration with Antje Ehmann and Doreen Mende, this issue of e-flux journal pays tribute to Harun Farocki (January 9, 1944–July 30, 2014) with a series of essays and reflections on his work and life by friends, collaborators, film scholars, and admirers. Those who knew Harun personally remember not only the epic influence of his work, but also his generosity as a friend and collaborator. As for us, we have never before dedicated a full issue of e-flux journal to a single artist…

Editorial—Harun Farocki
Julieta Aranda, Brian Kuan Wood, Anton Vidokle

A Question They Never Stop Asking
Kodwo Eshun

Also of Things: Notes for a Film Remembering Harun Farocki
Ruchir Joshi

An Archeologist of the Present
Christa Blümlinger

James Benning

A Critique of Animation
Anselm Franke

Letters to Harun
Cathy Lee Crane

The Many Haruns: A Timeline Through Books and Hand Gestures from 18,000 BC–2061
Doreen Mende

How to Wear a Scissor-Wielding Trifecta on a T-Shirt
Alice Creischer and Andreas Siekmann

Farocki: A Frame for the No Longer Visible: Thomas Elsaesser in Conversation with Alexander Alberro
Thomas Elsaesser and Alexander Alberro

Joint Leopard Dot
Filipa César

Farocki’s Cinematic Historiography: Reconstructing the Visible
Ute Holl

Harun’s Highway
Jan Ralske

Constanze Ruhm

Operational Images
Trevor Paglen

Watch and Learn
Bani Khoshnoudi

In His Reading Chair
Armin Linke

Hito Steyerl

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