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    Translator's introduction

    Kraniauskas, John (2018) Translator's introduction. In: UNSPECIFIED (ed.) Technologies of Critique. Idiom. New York, U.S. and London, UK: Fordham University Press. ISBN 9780823286737. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Critique—a program of thought as well as a disposition toward the world—is a crucial resource for politics and thought today, yet it is again and again instrumentalized by institutional frames and captured by market logics. Technologies of Critique elaborates a critical practice that eludes such capture. Building on Chile’s history of dissident artists and the central entangling of politics and aesthetics, Thayer engages continental philosophical traditions, from Aristotle, Descartes and Heidegger through Walter Benjamin and Gilles Deleuze, and in implicit conversation with the Judith Butler, Roberto Esposito, and Bruno Latour, to help pinpoint the technologies and media through which art intervenes critically in socio-political life.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Arts > Cultures and Languages
    Depositing User: John Kraniauskas
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2019 13:14
    Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 09:39
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/26218

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