The Histories of Violence project's director Brad Evans is currently leading a series of discussion pieces with leading artists, cultural producers & critical thinkers on the problem of violence for the Los Angeles Review of Books. Click on the images below to access each of the articles in the series. 

Brad Evans & Oliver Stone

Violence: The Directors Eye

Brad Evans & Alfredo Jaar

Violence is our present condition

Adrian Parr & Marina Abramović

Breaking the World

Brad Evans & Gottfried Helnwein

Confronting the Intolerable

Brad Evans & Bracha L. Ettinger

To Feel the Worlds Pain & Beauty

Brad Evans & Tom McCarthy

Literary Violence

Adrian Parr & Malcolm London

The Poetry of Resistance

Brad Evans & Neo Muyanga

Songs in the Key of Revolution

Brad Evans & John Akomfrah

Landscapes of Violence

Brad Evans & David Theo Goldberg

Violence to Thought

Brad Evans & Christopher Alden

Operatic Violence

Brad Evans & Jake Chapman

The Violence of Art

Brad Evans & Brian Massumi

Affect - Power - Violence


Brad Evans & Erin Manning

Neuro-Diversity & Policing of Norm


Brad Evans & Todd May

Non-Violence & ghost of facism


Brad Evans & Chantal Meza

The Intimate Witness

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Brad Evans & Martha Rosler

When art is born of resistance

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Brad Evans & Lewis Gordon

Thinking Art in a Decolonial Way

Brad Evans & Russell Brand

Recovering from an Addicted life

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Brad Evans & Allen Feldman

Living With Disappearance

Brad Evans & Elaine Scarry

The Intimate Life of Violence


Brad Evans & Michael Shapiro

Violence & Art of the Political

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Brad Evans & Lauren Berlant

Without Exception

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Brad Evans & Gil Anidjar

Anatomy of Destruction

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Brad Evans & Mark Duffield

Death of Humanitarianism

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Brad Evans & Simon Critchley

The Tragedy of Existence

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Brad Evans & Natasha Lennard

Anti-Fascist Life

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Brad Evans & Saskia Sassen

The Expulsion of Humanity

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Brad Evans & Davide Panagia

The Violence of the Algorithm


Brad Evans & Henry A. Giroux

Life in Zones of abandonment

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Adrian Parr & Santiago Zabala

Violence of Absent Emergencies