books

Proud to be Flesh: A Mute Magazine Anthology of Cultural Politics after the Net

By ed. Josephine Berry Slater, Pauline Van Mourik Broekman, Michael Corris 11 April 2009

Buy on Amazon UK £35 and other regions, Super Saving free shipping In late 1994, back in the days of dial-up modems and Netscape Navigat...

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articles

Athens and the Bankers

By Richard B 12 August 2015

The Greek crisis is often diminished to a simple story of Debt versus the People. Richard B moves between the symptomatic details of everyday life in ...

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articles

Synthetic Dreams: Gender, Modernity and Art Silk Stockings

By Hannah Proctor 31 July 2015

The world’s first synthetic fabric, rayon, made from congealed vegetable matter and human labour, was spun into artificial silk stockings and worn b...

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articles

Building Downwards

By Luisa Lorenza Corna and Alan Adam Smart 23 July 2015

In their review of Keller Easterling’s Subtraction, Luisa Lorenza Corna and Alan Adam Smart interrogate an architectural theory that makes an econom...

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articles

Precarity as Activism

By Sarah Charalambides 1 July 2015

How do we turn the normalisation of precarity into a basis for collective action? While the social category ‘precariat’ grafted over differences, ...

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articles

Capital and Community: On Melanie Gilligan’s Trilogy

By Jasper Bernes 23 June 2015

In his assessment of the latest film in Melanie Gilligan’s trilogy on crisis, capital and community Jasper Bernes emphasises the necessity and diffi...

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articles

Art, Value, and the Freedom Fetish

By Daniel Spaulding and Nicole Demby 28 May 2015

If art is a commodity, is it just a commodity, subject to the law of value? Or does art's distinctive process of production render it c...

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artists projects

Street Writing Observatory

By Mute All Stars 22 February 2012

A collective photo project by the Mute Allstars   Image: Anonymous Hackney Council Election Poster*, May 2006. Note that market-'social...

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books

Connecting People Apart

By mute 3 February 2012

A free eBook reader compiled from the Mute magazine article archive for the Post-Media Lab, a new collaboration Mute is embarking on that will explore the following themes as part of the overall framework of the lab.

Digital Networks: Connecting People Apart, The Subsumption of Sociality, The Question of Organisation, Acting within Non-Human Ontologies

Download as ePub and Kindle, or HTML5 for the other types screen readers (text only) .

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