Category Archives: Art Practices

Numbing the Pain: Aesthetics and Anaesthetics of Global Mexico

This seminar at the 2016 meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (March 17-20 at Harvard) may be of interest to readers of the blog. See below for the description. *** Numbing the Pain: Aesthetics and Anaesthetics of Global Mexico … Continue reading

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Cuentos Patrióticos (1997), Francis Alÿs

I am writing about Mexico City artist Francis Alÿs’ 1997 performance Cuentos Patrióticos as part of my contribution for the edited collection Protest Camping and Social Movements: an international perspective (a follow up to Protest Camps, this collection edited by … Continue reading

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Space, Politics and Aesthetics: New book by Mustafa Dikeç

Originally posted on Pop Theory:
I took part in a ‘conversation’ on the theme of Spaces of Democracy yesterday at UCL, organised by Liza Griffin and others, one of a series of events co-organised by the Bartlett School and the…

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