Jonas Staal is a visual artist whose work deals with the relation between art, propaganda, and democracy. He is the founder of the artistic and political organization New World Summit (2012 – ongoing) and the campaign New Unions (2016 – ongoing). He co-founded the New World Academy with BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht (2013 – 16), he is currently directing the utopian training camp Training for the Future with Florian Malzacher (2018 – ongoing), and he is co-administrator of the Obscure Union with Laure Prouvost.
This artist talk was organized in conjunction with the first video screening of Climate Propagandas, Video Study, 2020 (HD color, sound, 16′), which was produced in the frame of the program post documenta: contemporary arts as territorial agencies.
Tuesday, 24 November 2020 at 18:00 Leipzig / 19:00 Athens, online
- Jonas Staal, “Climate Propagandas,” e-flux journal #108, April 2020.
- Jonas Staal, “Comrades in Deep Future,” e-flux journal #102, September 2019.
- Jonas Staal, “Propaganda (Art) Struggle,” e-flux journal #94, October 2018.