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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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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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