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Art and Finance: Critique, Speculation and Infrastructural Projections
with Victoria Ivanova
Routlegde Handbook to Critical Finance Studies
edited by Christian Borch and Robert Wosnitzer.
forthcoming 2019.

Aesthetics of Resolution. A postdisciplinary approach to countering the technocapitalist black box
Proceedings of the XXII International Conference of Tte Iberoamerican Society Of Digital Graphics (SIGraDi),
Universtity of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, 2018.

The derivative condition, an aesthetics of resolution, and the figure of the renegade: A conversation

Christian Kloeckner and Stefanie Mueller with Gerald Nestler.
Finance and Society 2018, 4(1): 126-43

1948 Unbound. Unleashing the technical present. Technosphere 2015-2019
Talks in the SWITCHES and TOKENS sections
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
November 30 – December 2, 2017

The Derivative Condition: A Present Inquiry into the History of Futures
Doctoral thesis, 2017.
Centre for Research Architecture, Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths, University of London.

A-Symmetry - Algorithmic Finance and the Dark Side of the Efficient Market
Gerald Nestler
TECHNOSPHERE MAGAZINE, Risk Equipment, #9, April 2017

Finance and Society,
Vol 2, No 2, 2016.
Special Issue on Art and Finance
edited by Suhail Malik and Gerald Nestler
download INTRODUCTION >>

book publication edited by Armin Avanessian und Gerald Nestler.
With contributions by Elie Ayache & Philippe Henrotte, Haim Bodek, Rishi K. Narang, Edward O. Thorp

MERVE Verlag, Berlin, 2015.
download INTRODUCTION >> (German only)


eds. Sylvia Eckermann, Gerald Nestler, Maximilian Thoman
exhibition catalogue >>


issue 4.4 / 2015, “Social Glitch
eds. Sylvia Eckermann, Bernhard Garnicnig, Gerald Nestler, Maxmilian Thoman.
link to the web journal >>

Towards a Poietics of Resolution
On embodied risk, contingent autonomies and renegade collectives as forms of technological and artistic resistance
Journal for Research Cultures, Issue 1, 2015
LINK to text

ISEA2015. 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art
Vancouver, Aug 14-19, 2015
program >>

MAYHEM IN MAHWAH: The Case of the Flash Crash; or, Forensic Re-performance in Deep Time
published in: FORENSIS. The Architecture of Public Truth by Forensic Architecture (Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2014)
in conjuction with the exhibition FORENSIS, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, curated by Anselm Franke and Eyal Weizmann, March-May 2014
work presented: Countering Capitulation. From Automated Participation to Renegade Solidarity, High-frequency trading and the forensic analysis of the Flash Crash, May 6, 2010, text, images and single channel video (11:25 min.), 2013-14.
LINK to text

SKEWED ENTRAILS. The Non-Space of Money or the Pseudo-Common Oracle of Risk Production
Keynote and essay, Paratactic Commons conference, amber'12 Art and Technology Festival, Istanbul, Nov. 2012 >>
The 2012 festival catalogue can be found here >>

in: The New City Reader, Issue 9: Legal
Published as part of the The Last Newspaper exhibition, New Museum, New York >>
Issue 9 was a collection of text contributions by members of
the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths College London.

A Scopic Mode of World Production. Derivative money, technological capitalism and a recourse on artistic research

Text for the Conflict & Negotiations Seminar, Centre of Research Archtecture,
Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths, University of London
LINK to text


Issue 200 >>
Kunst und Wirtschaft (Art and Economy)

Issue 201 >>
Wirtschaft und Kunst (Economy and Art)

edited by Dieter Buchhart and Gerald Nestler

Interview by Franz Thalmair with Sylvia Eckermann and Gerald Nestler, 2009,
for the online-issue of the Austrian newspaper Der Standard >>

Interview by Dieter Buchhart, Kunstforum International 197, June 2009.
German version see here

editorial article in: RE.SONANCE.NETWORK.MISSION.007
Catalogue pubished by on the occasion of the re.sonance festival 2007, Vienna
ISBN 978-3-200-01086-4

German original with illustrations for download >>

Yx . fluid taxonomies - enlitened elevation - voided dimensions - human derivatives - vibrations in hyperreal econociety

book and reader on finance and economy as fields of artistic research >>
Published by Schleebrügge Editors, Vienna, 2007 (english / deutsch)
ISBN 978-3-85160-110-7

Review by Lucas Gehrmann in:
EIKON Magazine for Photography and Media Art, No 60, 2007

Some links to blogs, magazines and webpages that featured "plastic trade-off":
wmma,, information aesthetics, Database of Virtual Art, FigMento

plastic trade-off >>
Doris Rothauer, Katalog "", Museum Arbeitswelt Steyr, 2006 (german/english)

Gerald Nestler on "plastic trade-off" (german/english)