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 curates a volume of critical reflections on the global pandemic and lockdown. Featuring 25 participants from across the world, The Quarantine Files provide a timely and critically engaging intervention. The volume can be accessed 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.

Forthcoming

To be published by Columbia University Press in 2020, 'Ecce Humanitas: Beholding the Pain of Humanity"  provides an original critique of the concept of humanity by addressing the deep relations between violence, the sacred and the void. 

Media

Russell Brand interviews Brad Evans on the political implications of the Coronavirus crisis for his podcast Under the Skin. Click Here for more on various collaborations with between Brad & Russell.

Violence: Humans in Dark Times