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The Serpentine Galleries’ GUEST, GHOST, HOST: MACHINE! Podcasts are hosted by Legacy Russell and Victoria Sin and were recorded after the Galleries’ annual Marathon, 2017, which took place at City Hall, London on 7 October 2017.
James Bridle (b. 1980) is an artist, writer, journalist, and technologist from London, UK, currently living in Athens, Greece.
Charlie Fox is a writer who lives in London, UK. His work has appeared in many publications including frieze, The New York Times, Artforum and The White Review. Published by Fitzcarraldo Editions, his book This Young Monster, which John Waters called 'a breath of proudly putrefied air', is out now.
Legacy Russell is a writer, artist, and cultural producer. Born and raised in New York City’s East Village she is the UK Gallery Relations Lead for the online platform Artsy. Her work can be found in a variety of publications worldwide: BOMB, The White Review, Rhizome, DIS, The Society Pages, Guernica, Berfroisand beyond. Holding an MRes of Visual Culture with Distinction at Goldsmiths College of the University of London, her academic and creative work focuses on gender, performance, digital selfdom, idolatry, and new media ritual. Her first book Glitch Feminism will be published by Verso. Twitter: @legacyrussell | Instagram @ellerustle. www.legacyrussell.com.
Victoria Sin is a London based artist concerned with the experience of the physical within the social body. Their work explores desire, identification and objectification within systems of looking and reification of ideal images within technologies of representation. They work across performance, moving image, writing, installation, and print, and use drag as a tool to challenge expectations and attitudes on femme identities and how images and iconography of femininity are produced, inscribed, and performed.
Their long term project, Dream Babes, explores speculative fiction as a productive strategy of queer resistance, invading existing narratives around naturalised states of sex, gender and race, imaging futurity that does not depend on existing historical and social infrastructure.