Erik Bordeleau

Biography

Erik Bordeleau is a philosopher, curator, fugitive planner and cultural theorist. He works as a researcher at NOVA University in Lisbon and is also affiliated researcher at the Art, Business and Culture Center of Stockholm School of Economics. He has published and co-edited several books and articles in different languages at the intersection of political philosophy, contemporary art, world cinema, blockchain cultures, finance and media theory. A German translation of his book on the commons, Das Commons des Kommunismus. Eine Kartographie, was published in 2021 at Büchner Verlag. In collaboration with Saloranta & De Vylder, he is developing The Sphere, a Web 3.0 research-creation project exploring new ecologies of funding for the performing arts. He collaborates actively to the weirdeconomies.com platform, where he coordinates the Cosmo-Financial Study Group. He lives between Lisbon and Berlin and enjoys, from time to time, the discreet charm of the precariat.

Slinko, Economy of Means, still, video, 4 min 40 sec. Courtesy of the artist.

Exhibition

The Radical Imaginary II: Reclaiming Value
2022.09.09 - 12.03

The economy is the institution studied in this second installment in the series of exhibitions The Radical Imaginary, organized by a collective of artists and scholars comprised of Erik Bordeleau, François Lemieux, Marilou Lemmens and Bernard Schütze.

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Event

The Socio-Technical Imagination of Blockchain
2022.09.14

In this presentation, Nathalie Casemajor and Erik Bordeleau will freely discuss works that mobilise the socio-technical imaginary of the blockchain and explore alternative economic forms.

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Event

Discussion with François Lemieux, Erik Bordeleau and Josianne Poirier
2017.03.01

VOX invites you to a discussion around the issues raised by the exhibition Un soleil difficile. This roundtable will bring together the artist, François Lemieux, Erik Bordeleau and Josianne Poirier.

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Event

Colonization of thought: art, economy and politics
2012.12.10 - 20.10

Mindful of contributing to the advancement of discourse on current issues, VOX is organizing two series of gatherings this fall developed by Vincent Bonin, Barbara Clausen and Marie J. Jean.

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