Jeffrey Kirkwood


Assistant professor in the departments of Art History and Cinema at the State University of New York. Fellow at the IKKM at Bauhaus-Uni in 2016-2017. Shameless techno-fetishist. Unrepentant nostalgist for the recent past. Wrote some stuff for the latest issue of October on old technologies. Writing a book about old technologies and impossible futures.


How to be modern today?

Using strategic bidding algorithms to snipe anonymous competitors for low low prices on Eames chairs, Saarinen tulip tables, Wasilly chairs, Bauhaus nesting tables, George Nelson platform benches, and Dieter Rams universal shelving units. Doing Freudian analysis on a Le Corbusier chaise longue. Writing Yelp reviews in Helvetica.

Under the patronage of

Deutsche UNESCO Kommission

Supported by

Thüringen

Organized by

Media and event partners

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Bauwelt
Taz
Kulturaustausch
ZKM
Uni Weimar