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Public Fiction: A critique of Anna Minton

By Lewis Bassett-Yerrell and Joseph Leigh 9 March 2015

In her first book Ground Control and her current research project How to Work Together, Anna Minton has contributed to the growing criticism of neolib...

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In and Out of Art and Work: On the W.A.G.E. Certificate

By Josefine Wikström 3 March 2015

In 2014 W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) launched a campaign of certification which ‘publicly recognizes non-profit arts organizat...

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THE PAST DEVOURS THE FUTURE: PIKETTY'S CAPITAL

By Sander 13 February 2015

Sander casts a critical eye on Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century and the debates it provoked   Since its English translatio...

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When the Streets Run Red: For a 21st-Century Anti-Lynching Movement

By Erin Gray 31 January 2015

The heterogeneous elements of the Black Lives Matter movement are fighting white supremacy by confronting gendered domination, capitalism, and the rep...

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Burning Dwelling Thinking

By Alberto Toscano 13 January 2015

After the Insurrection that was to come The Invisible Committee’s À nos amis assesses the defeats and 'permanent catastrophe' which never stopped. ...

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Keepsakes: A response to Ray Brassier

By Anna O’Lory 28 December 2014

Responding to the Accelerationist challenge that the Left must re-engage the project of reason, philosopher Ray Brassier has countered that we need to...

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An eye for an eye and the whole world can see: State Violence, Street Justice

By Alex Gawenda and Ashok Kumar 22 December 2014

Political violence doesn't happen in isolation. If you already knew that, pay attention as Alex Gawenda and Ashok Kumar connect Nat Turner, Ranajit Gu...

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Launch of Glass Bead Website and Journal

By mute 12 February 2016

GLASS BEAD LAUNCHES A NEW WEBSITE AND THE FIRST ISSUE OF ITS JOURNAL Site 0: Castalia - the Game of Ends and Means The first issue of Glass Bead...

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Lambs or Questions

By Anne Boyer 29 January 2016

Anne Boyer reading at New Voices Reading Series and the Program in Poetry and Poetics at University of Chicago, 2015. In the introduction to her readi...

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Plant Up

By Howard Slater 29 December 2015

Howard Slater unspools the slave-economy sinews of our modern social body, where to be free is to be a debtor.   “Natty lick down Rome N...

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No Stars, no Solos – just Sound, Motion, and Energy: an Interview with John Gruntfest

By Stevphen Shukaitis 10 December 2015

Given the ephemeral nature of improvised music, it is easily forgotten after the performance. Despite that, the work of saxophonist, poet, and musical event organiser, John Gruntfest, is almost criminally overlooked

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BOYCOTT ZABLUDOWICZ - STATEMENT 3

By mute 27 November 2015

  Mute is hosting this statement in solidarity with the call for a boycott of the Zabludowicz Art Trust. Boycott Zabludowicz was formalised du...

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After the Canon? An Interview with Hal Foster

By John Douglas Millar 23 November 2015

Casting off from his recent book Bad News Days, art critic and October magazine co-editor Hal Foster talks to John Douglas Millar about what became of...

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Art’s Economic Exceptionalism

By Josefine Wikström 12 November 2015

Whilst left critiques habitually relate art to capitalist commodification, few do this on strictly economic grounds, let alone cogently. Josefine Wiks...

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Brief and Wholly Concrete Moments

By Daniel Neofetou 28 October 2015

In his review of Renew Marxist Art History, Daniel Neofetou examines the anthology's attempts to liberate art writing from its current quiet...

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INSIDE OUT

By Daniel Spaulding 20 October 2015

Marx famously described capitalism as mad and inverted. Daniel Spaulding re-examines speculative realism through an Adornian prism to disclose a thoug...

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Nervous Costume

By Madame Tlank 7 October 2015

Madame Tlank digresses from and back to Anne Boyer’s Garments Against Women, which is many things. A memoir written by someone without a history. A ...

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The Anthropocene in 90 Minutes

By Maria Chehonadskih 23 September 2015

In Molecular Red Mackenzie Wark collides Platonov and Bogdanov, to produce anthropocene levels of low-theory. But are these very distinctive sovi...

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Universal Discredit

By De-Arrest Editorial Group 7 September 2015

This arresting essay presents an in depth account of the so-called 'system-upgrade' of welfare reform in the UKplc: Universal Credit Reposted from:...

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