The New Red Order

2019 Program & Exhibition Artist

New Red Order (NRO) is a public secret society whose members, Adam Khalil (Ojibway, born in 1988, Nyack, USA; lives in New York, USA), Zack Khalil (Ojibway, born in 1991, Newton, USA; lives in New York, USA) and Jackson Polys (Tlingit, born in 1976, Ketchikan, USA; lives in New York City, USA), collaborate with self-described informants to create videos and performances that function as a radical “calling out [and] calling in.” Recent presentations include Feel at Home Here at Artists Space, New York, in 2021.


The New Red Order at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E

The New Red Order (NRO) is a mutable collective that collaborates with self-described “informants” to create video and performance works that question the desire for indigeneity in dominant culture. Never Settle is an ambitious, multi-part project that includes a public recruitment campaign and a participatory installation that invites prospective recruits to undergo an initiation. Playing […]

date and time

September 21 – December 1, 2019



The New Red Order and Guests

The New Red Order (NRO) presents Believable Impossibilities, a lecture performance and treaty orchestration featuring Christopher Bracken and Ange Loft, DJ’d by Yamantaka // Sonic Titan. Believable Impossibilities is part of the Biennial’s weekly Performance and Reading Program, Isonomia in Toronto, which takes place within Adrian Blackwell’s two interrelated structures at 259 Lake Shore Blvd […]


Christopher Bracken with The New Red Order

“Why Savage Philosophy Now?” is a talk by Christopher Bracken in discussion with two members of New Red Order (NRO), Adam Khalil and Jackson Polys. More than a decade ago, in Bracken’s book, Magical Criticism, he echoed Heidegger in posing the scandalous question, “What are savages for?” His answer at the time was: “Savage philosophers […]