Caroline Busta is a Berlin-based writer, editor, and consultant working with questions of culture, technology, and globalism. She is the founder of New Models, a media platform and community addressing the emergent effects of networked technology on art, tech, politics, and pop-culture. From 2014 to 2017, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Berlin-based critical art journal Texte zur Kunst. Prior to that, she was an Associate Editor at Artforum magazine in New York.

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Caroline Busta, "Clearnet vs. Dark Forest: The New Psychogeography of Art," (lecture) UCLA Design Media Arts, March 12, 2021

Caroline Busta, "The internet didn't kill Counterculture, you just won't find it on Instagram," Document Journal Fall/Winter 2020/21

Caroline Busta & Lil Internet, mods., "Poss. Futures of Music Valuation: w/ Cherie Hu, Jean-Hugues Kabuiku, Trevor McFedries," CTM Festival 2021

Caroline Busta & Lil Internet, "2000-032c-2020," 032c Nr.38, Winter 2021

New Models w/ Philip Maughan, "Club Future," HIGHTech by Highsnobiety, Fall/Winter 2020/21

Caroline Busta, "Dispatch: Richard Kennedy," Artforum, Sept 2020

Caroline Busta, "Profile: Richard Kennedy," Independent, May 2020

Caroline Busta, "Influencing the Void: How the 2010s Art World Lost the Thread," Kaleidoscope, Spring 2020

Caroline Busta, mod., "The 2010s: A Roundtable Discussion with John Hill, Amadeo-Kraupa-Tuskany, And Susanne Pfeffer," Spike Art Magazine, Winter 2020

Caroline Busta, "Profile: Francesca Pia," Independent, Feb. 2020

Caroline Busta & Lil Internet, "Towards a New Gothic," Kaleidoscope, Fall 2019

Caroline Busta, "Notes on the work of Tobias Spichtig," New Models, Oct. 2019

Caroline Busta, "The Discourse: On Thomas Hirschhorn’s Robert Walser Sculpture," Artforum, Oct. 2019

Caroline Busta & Lil Internet, "Women of Nike," Nike x Novembre, 2019 FIFA Womens' World Cup

Caroline Busta, "Notes on Collaboration" for Kaleidoscope Manifesto at Lafayette Anticipations, Paris, May 2019

Amnesia Scanner (Martti Kalliala & Ville Haimala) x New Models (Caroline Busta & Lil Internet), Kaleidoscope, SS 2019

Juliana Huxtable x Caroline Busta & @LILINTERNET, "On Zoosexuality & the fetishization of outrage..." Art Basel, Feb. 2019

Heji Shin x Caroline Busta, "Kanye West refused to pose..." Interview, Jan. 2019

Caroline Busta, "2018 TOP TEN," Artforum, Dec. 2018

Caroline Busta, text for Ilya Lipkin @ Svetlana, New York, Jan. 2018

Sarah Schulman x Caroline Busta and Anke Dyes, "True and False Victims," Texte zur Kunst, Sept. 2017

Dan Mitchell x Caroline Busta in conversation, DEATH LOLZ, Nov. 2017

Caroline Busta, "Studio Domains" in The Everywhere Studio, ICA Miami, Dec. 2017

Wolfgang Tillmans x Caroline Busta (on Tillmans's political posters), Texte zur Kunst, Sept. 2017

Caroline Busta, "Katja Novitskova," Interview, June 2017

Caroline Busta, "Blondes Have Less Fun," Texte zur Kunst, March 2017

Caroline Busta, "In the Name of the Father" in Bjarne Melgaard, Rizzoli, Oct. 2016

Caroline Busta, "Reflex Effects: Surveillance and the Reflective Subject" in Loretta Fahrenholz: Seven Films, Fridericianum/Kunsthalle Zurich/Koenig Books, 2016

Caroline Busta, "Neo-Bodies," Texte zur Kunst, June 2016

Caroline Busta, "Basic Instinct: Cyberchannels and the Female Pose,” Texte zur Kunst, March 2015

Caroline Busta, "Body Con" in Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years, ICA London / Artists Space, Oct. 2014

Caroline Busta, "Scene and Herd: Maidan Voyage, Kyiv,”, May 2014

Caroline Busta, "The Opening" in Merlin Carpenter: The Opening, Sternberg Press, Aug. 2011

Caroline Busta, "Body Doubles" in Art and Subjecthood: The Return of the Human Figure in Semiocapitalism, Sternberg Press, 2011

Caroline Busta, "Antek Walczak at Real Fine Arts, New York," Artforum, Feb. 2011

Caroline Busta, "On the Ground: New York," Artforum, Dec. 2008

Caroline Busta, "The Actor's Studio: Ei Arakawa," Artforum, Feb. 2008

Caroline Busta, "Merlin Carpenter at Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York" Artforum, Dec. 2007


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