The Aesthetics of Erasure


He Did Not See Any Americans blue,, 2006, Oil on linen, 4 elements. 33 x 102 in. / 83.8 x 259.1 cm. Text: U.S. government document. © 2006 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

He Did Not See Any Americans blue, 2006, oil on linen, 4 elements. 33 x 102 in. / 83.8 x 259.1 cm. Text: U.S. government document. © 20015 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Used with permission.


 

Index


EDITORIAL INTRODUCTION
Pat Badani, Editor-in-Chief

GUEST EDITORIAL STATEMENT
Paul Benzon and Sarah Sweeney

 

ESSAYS


POWER

In the Dead Letter Office
Joshua Craze

Version Control
Seth Ellis

CAPITAL

Erasing in the algorithmic extreme: Mimi Cabell and Jason Huff’s American Psycho
Kaja Marczewska

Untitling Landscapes
Justin Berry

SIGNAL AND NOISE

Habits of Experience, Habits of Understanding
David Gyscek

Local Colour
Derek Beaulieu

TECHNOLOGY

Opening a Worl in the World Wide Web: The Aesthetics and Poetics of Deletionism
Amaranth Borsuk, Jesper Juul, and Nick Montfort

Unprojections, or, Worlds Under Erasure in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
Torsa Ghosal

The Disintegration Loops
William Basinski

ARCHIVE

Between Archived, Shredded, and Lost/Found: Erasure in Digital and Artistic Contexts
Ella Klik and Diana Kamin

The Refresh: Digital Destruction and Mystic Writing
Matthew Schilleman

 

REVIEWS and REPORTS


Chris Salter’s Alien Agency
Orit Halpern

Burning Down the House, Gwangju Biennale 2014
Ahyoung Yoo

The Hypertext of HerMe(s)
Marie Leduc

Fellowships, Residencies, and Resonances: A Self-Interview
Gail Kenning

2015 Triennial: Surround Audience at the New Museum
Paul Thomas Rubery