Reading Room

Reading list

The Living World Is Not Amenable to Precision-Nested Scales

On Nonscalability Open access
Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

A Challenge for the Humanities

On Hypo-Real Models or Global Climate Change Open access
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

The Erotics of Rot

This Compost Open access
Elvia Wilk

Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming

A Vast Machine Order
Paul N. Edwards

Three Pieces on Listening as Method

To tend for, to care with Open access
Anja Kennsieger

Five Propositions for Sound

Geopolitics and the Anthropocene Open access
Anja Kennsieger

Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory

Overlay Order
Lucy R. Lippard

21st-Century Occult Poetry

Spells Order
Sarah Shin & Rebecca Tamás (eds.)

A History of Simulating Wars, People and Fantastic Adventures, from Chess to Role-Playing Games

Playing at the World Order
Jon Peterson

On the Necessity of Horizonless Perspectives

Orientation in a Big World Open access
Patricia Reed

Decolonial Birth

Womb Ecology Open access
Tabita Rezaire

The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher

K-Punk Order
Mark Fisher, Darren Ambrose (ed.)

Essays on Virtual and Real Space

Architecture from the Outside Order
Elizabeth Grosz

Posthuman Feminist Phenomenlogy

Bodies of Water Open access
Astrida Neimanis

Grappling With Cure

Brilliant Imperfection Order
Eli Clare

Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care

The Undying Order
By Anne Boyer

Rhythms of Endurance in an Urban South

Improvised Lives Order
By A. M. Simone

After the End of the World

M Archive Order
By Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Notes to Belonging

A Map to the Door of No Return Order
By Dionne Brand

Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory, and the Sacred

Pedagogies of Crossing Order
By M. Jacqui Alexander

Researching Digital Intimacies

Seeing Relationships and Bodies Through Screens Open access
By Emily Van Der Nagel
Speaking in Tongues Open access
By Sarah Nicole Prickett

A Special Issue

Intimacy Order
By Lauren Berlant

Feelings, Affect and Technological Change

Digital Cultures and the Politics of Emotion Order
By Athina Karatzogianni and Aadi Kuntsman

Facts as Forces in Uncertain, Emergent Illnesses

Illnesses You Have to Fight to Get Open access
By Joseph Dumit
The Spoon Theory Open access
By Christine Miserandino

Identity in a Biocultural Era

The End of Normal Order
By Lennard J. Davis

Assembling neglected things

Matters of care in technoscience Open access
By Maria Puig de la Bellacasa

From Matters of Fact to Matters of Concern

Why Has Critique Run Out of Steam ? Purchase
By Bruno Latour

The Unfaithful Daughters of Virginia Woolf

Women Who Make a Fuss Order
By Isabelle Stengers and Vinciane Despret

In: Cultural Studies Review 11(1)

Introductory Notes on an Ecology of Practices Open access
By Isabelle Stengers
Reclaiming Artistic Research Order
By Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Katayon Arian, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, ed. Lucy Cotter

Collected Writings 1963-80

Software for People Order
By Pauline Oliveros

Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity

Touching Feeling Order
By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

Fugitive Planning and Black Study

The Undercommons Order
By Stefano Harney and Fred Moten

New Expanded Edition

On Weaving Order
By Anni Albers
I Burn Paris Order
By Bruno Jasienski

Unearthing the Hidden Symbols of Western Civilization

The Language of the Goddess Order
By Marija Gimbutas • Foreword: Joseph Campbell

Knowing From the Inside

Correspondences Open access
By Tim Ingold

Feminism and the Politics of the Commons

Re-enchanting the World Order
By Silvia Federici • Foreword: Peter Linebaugh

A Requiem to Late Liberalism

Geontologies Order
By Elizabeth A. Povinelli

Venice Biennale 2016

The Baltic Atlas Order
By Kārlis Bērziņš, Jurga Daubaraitė, Petras Išora, Ona Lozuraitytė, Niklāvs Paegle, Dagnija Smilga, Johan Tali, Laila Zariņa, Jonas Žukauskas

Postcapitalism and a World Without Work

Inventing the Future Order
by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams

How to Change Everything

Feminist International Request
by Verónica Gago, Translated by Liz Mason-Deese

Past Events

Rupert Reading (Listening) Session #16 Judith Hamann

Some Notes on Anecdotal Music

Rupert Reading (Listening) Session #15 Sholto Dobie

A settled spectacle

Rupert Reading (Listening) Session #14 AM Kanngieser

To sense the world

Rupert Reading Session #13 Giulia

Ritual Tunnels

Rupert Reading Session #12 Tom K Kemp

Getting alien with one another

Rupert Reading Session #11 Dina El Kaisy Friemuth

Hydrocapsules.love: Cypher

Rupert Reading Session #10 Lucy A. Sames

Psychedelic Hydrology

Rupert Reading Sessions #9

Yates Norton and Rupert Journal authors

Online talk by Colin Self

Winter Solstice Xoir

Rupert Reading Session #8 Genevieve Costello

Body Stutters & the Affects of Difference

Online talk by Mikhail Karikis and Salomé Voegelin

Care-full listening

Online talk by Samantha Lippett, Sarah Lippett, Martin O’Brien Milda Januševičiūtė and Yates Norton

Hope, Endurance, Time

Online presentation Taraneh Fazeli and Katherine MacBride

Sick Time, Sleepy Time, Crip Time

Online workshop by Jos Boys and Zoe Partington and Gabrielė Gervickaitė

Experiencing architecture differently; rethinking access and inclusion

Online talk by Ieva Petkutė

Access, Inclusivity and Imagination

Online talk by Eliza Chandler

Disability Arts, Critical Inclusions

Rupert Reading Session #7 Loren Britton & Romi Ron Morrison

Concretizing Connections: Making Tangiblities

An Evening of Sound Performances

In Dissolve

Performance by Leah Clements


Online talk by Lisa Robertson

Geomantic Slumber

Rupert group exhibition

Other Rooms

Rupert Reading Sessions #6 plot twist

Kiss me thru the phone

Workshop with Sean Roy Parker

Processing Abundance: wild food and ferments

Rupert Reading Session #5 Rowena Harris

When the sick rule the post-covid world

A series of informal events

Art Meadows

Sound performance by Pijus Džiugas Meižis

Geographical States

Open event at Kintai Arts Residency

Look, there are waves emanating out of me

NAC Library Talks

Types of Residencies

Outdoor sculpture installation by Arvydas Umbrasas

Abundance – Shooting stars

Rupert Reading Session #4 Karolina Rybačiauskaitė

Experimenting with Togetherness

A video lecture by Marija Nemčenko and Prof. Barbara Helm

Real and imaginary flights

Online talk by Katherine Gibson

Re-drawing the Economy: Re-claiming Interdependence

Rupert Reading Session #3 Sophie Seita

Reading with Material

Open studios by Aistė Abrazevičiūtė, Margarita Žigutytė, Marija Nemčenko


Open studios by Denisas Kolomyckis


Rupert Reading Session #2 Jos Bitelli

The earth is a common treasury for all

Class Relations by Emma Hedditch

Class Relations

Rupert Reading Sessions #1 Monica Mays

Bucolic Gang

Taat workshop-performance

Space as encounter

Film programme by Benjamin and Stefan Ramírez Pérez

Film screening

Conversation with Anna Zoria and Vytenis Burokas

Conversation on non-arrival

Talk by David Ruebain and Rahila Gupta

Disability and solidarity

Presentation by the current artist-in-residence Sophie Hoyle.

Screening and Discussion