Latest Project

Led by Brad Evans and the abstract Mexican artist Chantal Meza, the state of disappearance project will be  officially launched in 2020. Click Here for more details on this initiative, including artwork and associated book and writings.

News & Events

Brad Evans provides a written reflection on his early childhood growing up on the notorious Penrhys council estate in South Wales. These Council Estate Memories were commissioned by the Bristol Festival of Ideas. The short chapter can be downloaded Here

Column Editor

Since 2017 Brad Evans has been the "Histories of Violence" section editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books. This monthly series of conversations aims to rethink the problem of violence in a conversational way by bringing together the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Guests have featured Oliver Stone, Elaine Scarry, Gottfried Helnwein, Simon Critchley, and John Akomfrah, amongst many others. Click Here for full series.

Series Editor

Throughout 2015-17 Brad Evans led a series on violence for the New York Times. Featured in its philosophy column, The Stone, Brad engaged a series of critical scholars to address the many complex ways violence appears. Participants included Simon Critchley, Zygmunt Bauman, Gayatri Spivak, Bracha Ettinger, Henry Giroux, Simona Forti & Richard Bernstein. Click Here for full series.


Brad Evans is currently completing a book to be published by Columbia University Press in 2020. Titled 'Ecce Humanitas: Beholding the Pain of Humanity"  it provides a critique of violence and the sacred, along with addressing the concept of the void.  


Russell Brand provides a video endorsement for Brad Evans latest book, The Atrocity Exhibition. Brand also wrote an introduction to the book. Click Here for more on various collaborations with between Brad & Russell.

Portraits of Violence (Turkish)