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Building Downwards

By Luisa Lorenza Corna and Alan Adam Smart 23 July 2015

In their review of Keller Easterling’s Subtraction, Luisa Lorenza Corna and Alan Adam Smart interrogate an architectural theory that makes an econom...

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Precarity as Activism

By Sarah Charalambides 1 July 2015

How do we turn the normalisation of precarity into a basis for collective action? While the social category ‘precariat’ grafted over differences, ...

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Capital and Community: On Melanie Gilligan’s Trilogy

By Jasper Bernes 23 June 2015

In his assessment of the latest film in Melanie Gilligan’s trilogy on crisis, capital and community Jasper Bernes emphasises the necessity and diffi...

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Art, Value, and the Freedom Fetish

By Daniel Spaulding and Nicole Demby 28 May 2015

If art is a commodity, is it just a commodity, subject to the law of value? Or does art's distinctive process of production render it c...

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Taking Potshots at Labour

By Sven Lütticken 20 May 2015

In their recent networked film project, Ehmann and Farocki produce a multiply authored film installation about global labour that superimposes the pro...

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Chronicle of a Crash Foretold

By Tom Jennings 7 May 2015

In John Barker’s Futures, an expertly crafted crime novel exploring cocaine trafficking in Thatcherite London, Tom Jennings finds a parable of neoli...

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Speaking Candour

By Karolin Meunier 19 April 2015

To mark the release of You Must Make Your Death Public: A collection of texts and media on the work of Chris Kraus, gathered from the Chris Kraus symp...

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To Be a Pilgrim

By Peter Linebaugh 15 April 2015

Helen Macfarlane was a Chartist revolutionary, the translator who put the ‘hobgoblin’ in the Communist Manifesto, and an advocate of ‘the total ...

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The Use of Bodies

By Richard B 25 March 2015

In the final, as yet untranslated, instalment of his Homo Sacer project, L’uso dei corpi, Giorgio Agamben presents a new ontology of use. Richa...

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