“Communism Never Happened” – A Conversation With Aaron Moulton (Berlin)

This podcast was created on January 8, 2010 (Sven Spieker, Aaron Moulton). Aaron Moulton is the owner of the gallery FEINKOST in Berlin. The exhibition Communism Never Happened took place November 7th – December 20th, 2009 at Feinkost Gallery. Participating artists: Ciprian Mure?an, David Levine, Julien Bismuth, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Lucia Nimcova, Patrick Tuttofuoco, REP Group, Sean Snyder, Yang Zhenzhong, Anetta Mona Chi?a & Lucia Tká?ová.


Sven Spieker (Los Angeles/Berlin)
Sven Spieker is a founding editor of ARTMargins. A curator and researcher, he specializes in European modernism, with an emphasis on the Eastern European avant-gardes, postwar and contemporary literature and art (especially in Eastern and Central Europe), and critical theory. His work has been published in Russian, German, Swedish, Korean, Polish, Romanian, and Spanish. Spieker's publications include Destruction (ed., MIT Press/Whitechapel 2017); The Big Archive: Art from Bureaucracy (MIT Press, 2008; Korean translation, 2013); The Imprints of Terror: The Rhetoric of Violence and the Violence of Rhetoric in Modern Russian Culture (ed., with Anna Brodsky and Mark Lipovetsky, Vienna, 2006); Bürokratische Leidenschaften. Kultur- und Mediengeschichte im Archiv (ed., Kadmos, 2004). Spieker teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara (USA) and lives in Los Angeles and Berlin.