Joep van Liefland

Until 28 November, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam is showing Joep van Liefland's exhibition Black Systems (Extended Version), the latest installment in his ongoing series of Video Palace installations. Is discussed Van Liefland and Video Palace briefly in my essay "Viewing Copies" in the e-flux journal, and my text for the SMBA Newsletter takes up elements from this previous essay, while mirroring the increasingly elegiac qualities of Van Liefland's exercises in media archaeology. A digital version of the complete newsletter (in which some glitches from the print version have been fixed) is here: