Monthly Archives: February 2013

Metamorphoses of Occupy: Radical Resistance Tour

Occupy was never a homogeneous or uniform movement.  Nor did it, of course, create from nothing protests against State-Capital in the United States.  It did however bring together and animate challenges to reigning powers in the country to a degree … Continue reading

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Metamorphoses of Occupy

History is the subject of a structure whose site is not homogeneous, empty time, but time filled by the presence of the now. The awareness that they are about to make the continuum of history explode is characteristic of the … Continue reading

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The presence of fascism

In a general way, our present is far from having come to terms with its recent nazi and fascist past … One is called to vigilence before possible returns – it is the motive of the "never again". … Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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The resistance of bodies: The photography of Antoine d’Agata

(photo Antoine d’Agata/Magnum) Le désir demeure en nous comme un défi au monde même qui lui dérobe infiniment son objet. Georges Bataille … to take a photograph is to participate in another person’s mortality, vulnerability, mutability. precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless … Continue reading

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