The New Social Environment#814

Hito Steyerl: This is the Future

Featuring Steyerl and Paul D. Miller, with Kaur Alia Ahmed


12 p.m. Eastern / 9 a.m. Pacific

Artist Hito Steyerl joins Rail Editor-at-Large Paul D. Miller for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Kaur Alia Ahmed.

In this talk

Visit Hito Steyerl: This is the Future, on view at the Portland Art Museum through June 18, 2023 →

Hito Steyerl

Photo of Hito Steyerl
Hito Steyerl (b. 1966) is a German filmmaker and writer, and lives in Berlin.

Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)

Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)
Photo by Janeil Pietzrak
Composer, multimedia artist, and writer Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky) immerses audiences in a blend of genres, global culture, and environmental and social issues. Miller has collaborated with an array of recording artists, including Metallica, Chuck D, Steve Reich, and Yoko Ono. His 2018 album DJ Spooky Presents: Phantom Dancehall debuted at #3 on Billboard Reggae. He is an Editor-at-Large for the Brooklyn Rail.

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Kaur Alia Ahmed reading.

Kaur Alia Ahmed

A photo of [Kaur Alia Ahmed]
Kaur Alia Ahmed is a writer and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. They make videos, drawings, poems, and plays. Their work has been shown with Interstate Projects, 77 Mulberry, Alyssa Davis Gallery, Rhizome, BOMB Magazine, and their manuscript is forthcoming with Wendy’s Subway.

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