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Nicolas Bourriaud | theory | 01.04.2002
RELATIONAL AESTHETICS (PART 2)
Relational aesthetics and random materialismRelational aesthetics is part of a materialistic tradition. Being “materialistic” does not mean sticking to the triteness of facts, nor does it imply that sort of narrow-mindedness that consists in reading works in purely economic terms. The philosophical tradition that underpins this relational aesthetics was defined in a noteworthy way by Louis…
Nicolas Bourriaud | theory | 01.04.2002
RELATIONAL AESTHETICS (PART 3)
Space-time exchange factorsArtworks and exchangesBecause art is made of the same material as the social exchanges, it has a special place in the collective production process. A work of art has a quality that sets it apart from other things produced by human activities. This quality is its (relative) social transparency, if a work of art is successful, it will invariably set its sights beyond its…
King Kong and the Palace of the Soviets Susan Buck-Morss | theory | 01.03.2002
KING KONG AND THE PALACE OF THE SOVIETS
"The movie King Kong opened in New York theaters on 2 March 1933. Two months later on May 5, Moscow announced the winner of the architectural design competition for the Palace of the Soviets. If one compares the drawing of the final variant of the Palace, which incorporated Stalin’s significant modifications, with a widely distributed publicity poster for King Kong (not a still, incidentally,…
69 Things to Do With Stewart Home Stewart Home | theory | 01.02.2002
69 THINGS TO DO WITH STEWART HOME
"69 Things to do with a veteran of art resistance and class war; housewife; plagiarist; prolific writer of fiction, criticism, and politically inspired pornography; propagandist; polemicist; prankster; art striker; founder of Neoism; scourge of anarchism; arsedestroyer; martyr to the revolution; and notorious self-denying self-publicist. CHOOSE ALIENATION Karen Eliot (from Neoism, Plagiarism &…
The Regulation of Liberty Richard Barbrook | theory | 01.03.2001
THE REGULATION OF LIBERTY
"“What makes the constitution of a state really strong and durable is such a close observance of [social] conventions that natural relations and laws come to be in harmony on all points, so that the law... seems only to ensure, accompany and correct what is natural.”1Jean-Jacques RousseauThe State in CyberspaceThe rapid expansion of e-commerce depends upon effective legal regulation of the Net.…
Forever  Leading Culture Keiko Sei | theory | 01.01.2001
FOREVER LEADING CULTURE
"The American novelist Walter Abish has described the work of the younger writer Jürg Laederach (who wrote the novel Wie Deutsch Ist Das on the German psyche) as capturing “the spirit of the new Europe”: “A Europe to come, when borders dissolve [...] Characters vanish, reappear. The short segments are sharply defined. There is something relentless about the build up... Everything is transitory.…
Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky) | theory | 01.05.1999
STRANGE/UNWOVEN
Suzi Gablik a Leo Castelli | theory | 01.02.1999
PARTING WITH MODERNISM (PART II.)
Milena Slavická | theory | 01.08.1998
MY HOSTAGES
Suzi Gablik a Hilton Kramer | theory | 01.08.1998
THERE IS NO PLACE FOR ART IN A LIFEBOAT
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