Events

The Glass Bead Game: Views from The Anti-Word

27 Sep–29 Sep 2019

Okayama

Location

Okayama Art Summit 2019

Conceived as part of the triennial Okayama Art Summit 2019 and on the occasion of the publication of “Site 2. Dark Room: Somatic Reason and Synthetic Eros”, “The...

Site 1 Launch event

09 Nov 2017

Karlsruhe

Location

ZKM - Center for Art and Media

A series of talks and round tables with Nina Power (philosopher), Matteo Pasquinelli (researcher), and T'ai Smith (art historian) on the occasion of the publication of the second issue of Glass...

The Depth and the Ply

19 Feb–20 Feb 2016

Paris

Location

Les Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers

To be human is to enter into a game of ends and means. This game is not a natural game. Animals do not play it. It is the game through which humans construct themselves as well as their environment. I...

Morphing Castalia

26 Sep–02 Oct 2015

Paris

Location

Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers

The world imagined by Herman Hesse in The Glass Bead Game (Das Glasperlenspiel, 1943) located the possibility of synthesizing all forms of knowledge in a game played by a group of intellectuals settle...

Navigating Epistemologies

22 Apr–25 Apr 2014

New York

Location

e-Flux

Prior to its 2015 launch, Glass Bead inaugurates a year of inquiry in New York with a weeklong radio series addressing how art practices can explore new geometries of knowledge and initiate different...

Audio Research Program

Yellow Magic Orchestra

Music

5'20''

Philippe Descola

Interview

65’53’’

Magma

Music

17'39''

Tarek Atoui

Interview

97’13’’

Harry Partch

Music

21’36’’

Iannis Xenakis

Music

7’03’’

Anselm Franke

Interview

85’06’’

Tarek Atoui

Music

67’53’’

Eric Frye

Music

3'49''