HANS ULRICH OBRIST Speaks with Instagram Co-Inventor MIKE KRIEGER

Founded by MIKE KRIEGER (Technical Lead) and Kevin Systrom (CEO), Instagram launched in 2010. It now has over 300 million users and publishes 70 million images per day. Instagram disrupts every visual industry. HANS ULRICH OBRIST speaks with Mike Krieger, one of the two most influential men in fashion (and soon in art, too).
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MICHEL SERRES

MICHEL SERRES is a French philosopher who specializes in the history of science and whose work attempts to reclaim the art of thinking the unthinkable. Born in 1930 in Lot-et-Garonne, Serres is a member immortel of L’Académie française and has been a professor at Stanford University, in the heart of Silicon Valley, since 1984. He’s authored more than 60 volumes that range in topics from …
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On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog: HANS ULRICH OBRIST in Conversation with Artist-Turned-App Developer JON NASH

SLIGHT is an app designed by London-based artist Jon Nash which allows for completely anonymous geolocated commenting. No sign up, login, or username required. The resulting pins reveal a peculiar mix of personal in-jokes (“spencer is looking fiiiiine”), evaluative commentary (“None of these paintings were made by women”) and general snide (“SURROUNDED BY …
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Think Like Clouds: HANS ULRICH OBRIST’s Crazy Curator Doodles

Co-director of the Serpentine and 032c contributing editor HANS ULRICH OBRIST has been drawing since he was a teenager in the mid-1980s. He drew pictures about curating even before he knew what a curator did. When he began his Interview project in the 1990s, as well as public speaking, Obrist used drawing as a method…
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LORD GEORGE WEIDENFELD

How an Austrian refugee escaped the Nazis and arrived in London with sixteen shillings, only to become one of the most important publishers of the 20th century, and the embodiment of the 21st century’s global networking imperative. “During one of those typical discussions around Weidenfeld’s table,” the writer Ian Burma once recalled, “there gathered an Israeli prime minister, a French …
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ERIC HOBSBAWM

The last time 032c met with ERIC HOBSBAWM was in 2004, when he spoke about the limitations of regret and how dashed hopes and defeat could lead to a brighter future. Now, under radically different economic and political circumstances, Hobsbawm further reveals an august insight touched with an earned optimism and an ineluctable pessimism. For 032c’s second installment of an ongoing …
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JOHN GRAY: Post-American Age

“The global financial crisis will see the US falter in the same way the Soviet Union did when the Berlin Wall came down. The era of American dominance is over,” says JOHN GRAY. The prominent British philosopher and historian sits down with HANS ULRICH OBRIST to discuss the cult of belief, the death of utopia, and the enduring legacy of the last superpower.
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STURTEVANT

ELAINE STURTEVANT’s entire artistic career over the past 40-plus years has consisted of making replicas of other artists’ works. Not by photographing or copying them, but by mastering the techniques behind them in the first place: painting, sculpture, film, performance, or in the case of Warhol’s “Flower” series, silkscreening. One story goes that asked one too many times about his process …
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