A Political Economy of the Senses

A Political Economy of the Senses

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Anita Chari revives the key concept of reification from Marx and the Frankfurt School to spotlight the resistance to neoliberal capitalism now forming at the level of political economy and the more sensate, experiential level of subjective transformation. Reading art by Oliver Ressler, Zanny Begg, Claire Fontaine, Jason Lazarus, and Mika Rottenberg, as well as the politics of Occupy Wall Street, Chari identifies practices through which artists and activists have challenged neoliberalismA•s social and political logics. By positioning the subject in uncomfortable or impossible locations of desire, practical orientation, and observation, such practices expose neoliberal capitalismA•s inherent tensions and contradictions.In The Debt Resistorsa#39; Operations Manual, 1a€“51 (September 2012). http:// strikedebt.org/TheDebtResistorsOperationsManual.pdf. Taylor, Astra and Keith Gessen. Occupy! Scenes ... Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. a€”a€”a€”. a€œ Fugitiveanbsp;...

Title:A Political Economy of the Senses
Author:Anita Chari
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2015-10-06


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