Edited Volumes and Periodicals

These are some of the volumes I edited, and magazines or journals for which I served as (guest) editor. Unless otherwise stated, these publications are in English.


-Deserting from the Culture Wars (Utrecht/Cambridge MA: BAK/MIT Press, 2020). Editor, with Maria Hlavajova. Contributions by Bini Adamczak, Kader Attia, Tom Holert, Geert Lovink, Diana McCarty, Dan McQuillan, Johannes Paul Raether, Rose Hammer, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Esmee Schoutens, Andreas Siekmann and Jonas Staal.

-Futurity Report (Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2020). Editor, with Eric C.H. de Bruyn. Contributions by T.J. Demos, Diedrich Diederichsen,  Haytham El-Wardany, Kodwo Eshun, Achille Mbembe, Silvia Maglione and Graeme Thomson, Doreen Mende, China Miéville, Pedro Neves Marques, Johannes Paul Raether, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Felicity D. Scott, Kerstin Stakemeier, Ana Teixeira Pinto and McKenzie Wark.

-Louise Lawler: A Movie Will Be Shown Without the Picture (Amsterdam: If I Can’t Dance, 2014). Editor, with Tanja Boudoin. Texts by Sven Lütticken, Debbie Broekers, Eve Dullaart and Daniël van der Poel; introduction by Frédérique Bergholtz and Tanja Baudoin.


-The Return of Religion and Other Myths: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art (Utrecht/Rotterdam: BAK/Post Editions, 2009). Editor, with Maria Hlavajova and Jill Winder. Contributions by Jan Assmann, Christina von Braun, Paul Chan, Boris Groys, Arnoud Holleman, Marc De Kesel, Kenan Malik, Maria Pask, Dieter Roelstraete and Jorinde Seijdel.


-Life, Once More: Forms of Reenactment in Contemporary Art (Rotterdam: Witte de With, 2005). Editor. Catalogue of the exhibition of the same name. Contributions by Jennifer Allen, Andrea Fraser, Peggy Phelan, Eran Schaerf and myself.


PDF: life-once-more-forms-of-reenactment-in-contemporary-art


e-flux journal no. 76 (October 2016): The Perfect Storm. A sequel of sorts to 2011’s “Idiot Wind” issue (see below), “The Perfect Storm collected articles on the rise of neo-Fascism and the imminent election victory of Trump. (In fact, in my original proposal for the editorial, the first line read “On November 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump will win the American presidential election.”) Contributions by Hito Steyerl, Ilya Budraitskis, Keti Chukhrov, Boris Buden, Ewa Majewska and Kuba Szreder, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Tony Wood, Jonas Staal and myself. Online here.


-Open no. 23: Autonomy (2012). Editor, with Jorinde Seijdel. Dutch and English editions. Contributions by Joost de Bloois, Christoph Brunner, Roberto Nigro & Gerald Raunig, John Byrne, Andrea Fraser, Johan Hartle, Peter Osborne, Jacques Rancière & Thomas Hirschhorn, Jorinde Seijdel, Hito Steyerl, Willem van Weelden & Bifo Berardi and myself.


-Open: Emergency Issue, on the new politics of culture (2011). In Dutch. Co-edited with Jorinde Seijdel and Merijn Oudenampsen. Contributions by Can Altay, Bik Van der Pol, Jeremiah Day, Charles Esche, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Willem de Rooij, Jonas Staal, Steven ten Thije and many others. Here’s the full PDF.


-E-flux journal no. 22 (January 2011): Idiot Wind. Editor, with Paul Chan and the e-flux journal editorial board. Contributions by Etel Adnan, Peio Aguirre,  Claire Bishop, Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen, Gregg Bordowitz, Sabeth Buchmann & Jens Kastner, Gavin Butt, Paul Chan, Melanie Gilligan, Renée Green, Tom Holert, Brian Holmes, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Hito Steyerl and myself. See here.


-Texte zur Kunst no. 79 (September 2010): Life at Work. Editor, in collaboration with the TzK editorial board. German and English. Contributions by Eric de Bruyn, Sabeth Buchmann, Paul Chan, Branden Joseph, Rachel Haidu, Hito Steyerl and myself.


-Texte zur Kunst no. 69 (March 2008): Abstraction. Editor, in collaboration with the TzK editorial board. German and English. Contributions by Ina Blom, Sabeth Buchmann, Alice Creischer & Andreas Siekmann, Melanie Gilligan, Sebastian Egenhofer and myself.


-De Witte Raaf, 2000-2004. From 2000 to 2004, or more exactly from issue no. 87 to no. 110, I served on the editorial board of the Dutch-language art magazine (in the form of a newspaper) De Witte Raaf. Among the more successful installments are nos. 94, 98, 103, 105, 106, 109, 110. 

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Christoph Brunner, Roberto Nigro, Gerald RaunigJohn Byrne, Andrea Fraser, Johan Hartle, Jorinde Seijdel, Hito Steyerl, Steven ten Thije, Willem van Weelden and Bifo Berardi