Lundimatin, 234: Des chauve-souris et des hommes: politiques épidémiques et coronavirus (2020) [French]

25 March 2020, dusan

An issue of the French journal Lundimatin dedicated to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) events and the state of exception.

Contributions by Wu Ming, Raoul Vaneigem, Sarah Mekdjian, Jacques Fradin, Lionel Ruffel, Jérome Benarroch, Philippe Tancelin, a.o.

The issue is in French, with the exception of the anonymous essay Monologue du virus [What the Virus Said] published also in Arabic, Armenian, English, Finnish, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Persian, and Spanish.

Publisher Lundimatin, Rouen, 16-22 Mar 2020

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Christina Lodder: Russian Constructivism (1983)

18 March 2020, dusan

“One of the most exciting movements in 20th century art, Russian constructivism radically reassessed the role of the artist and his work. Here, Lodder provides a detailed account of this complex movement and the reverberations it had on culture.”

Publisher Yale University Press, 1983
ISBN 0300027273, 9780300027273
viii+328 pages

Reviews: John E. Bowlt (New York Review of Books, 1984), John Willet (London Review of Books, 1984), Kirill Sokolov (Leonardo, 1984), John Pearson (Slavic Review, 1984), Paul Wood (Art History, 1985), Myroslava M. Mudrak (Art Bulletin, 1987).

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Jeremy Matthew Glick: The Black Radical Tragic: Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution (2016)

10 October 2019, dusan

“As the first successful revolution emanating from a slave rebellion, the Haitian Revolution remains an inspired site of investigation for a remarkable range of artists and activist-intellectuals in the African Diaspora.

In The Black Radical Tragic, Jeremy Matthew Glick examines twentieth-century performances engaging the revolution as laboratories for political thinking. Asking readers to consider the revolution less a fixed event than an ongoing and open-ended history resonating across the work of Atlantic world intellectuals, Glick argues that these writers use the Haitian Revolution as a watershed to chart their own radical political paths, animating, enriching, and framing their artistic and scholarly projects. Spanning the disciplines of literature, philosophy, and political thought, The Black Radical Tragic explores work from Lorraine Hansberry, Sergei Eisenstein, Edouard Glissant, Malcolm X, and others, ultimately enacting a speculative encounter between Bertolt Brecht and C.L.R. James to reconsider the relationship between tragedy and revolution. In its grand refusal to forget, The Black Radical Tragic demonstrates how the Haitian Revolution has influenced the ideas of freedom and self-determination that have propelled Black radical struggles throughout the modern era.”

Publisher New York University Press, New York, 2016
America and the Long 19th Century series
ISBN 9781479844425, 147984442X
xiii+266 pages

Reviews: Slavoj Žižek (LA Review of Books, 2016), Marina Sofia Magloire (Women & Performance, 2017), Paige A. McGinley (TDR, 2017).

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