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NEW FORMATIONS 77

BERNARD STIEGLER: TECHNICS, POLITICS, INDIVIDUATION

New Formations 77
… is out now at: http://www.lwbooks.co.uk/journals/newformations/contents.html?utm_source=emailhosts&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2013-03-06_NF77

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Editorial: http://www.lwbooks.co.uk/journals/newformations/pdfs/nf77%20edit.pdf?utm_source=emailhosts&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2013-03-06_NF77

Interview with Bernard Stiegler by Ben Roberts, Jeremy Gilbert and Mark Hayward:
http://www.lwbooks.co.uk/journals/newformations/pdfs/nf77%20interview.pdf?utm_source=emailhosts&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2013-03-06_NF77

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
Ben Roberts on Stiegler’s challenge to media theory
Stephen Barker on a critical politics of re-individuation
Mark B. N. Hansen on technics and the temporal object
Judith Wambacq and Bart Buseyne on real time
Bram Leven on aesthetics in Stiegler
Patrick Crogan on editing individuation
Marcel Swiboda on mnemotechnics and orthographic temporal objects
John Hutnyk on proletarianisation
Oliver Marchart on antagonism and technicity

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NB: THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE NEXT UNTHEMED ISSUE OF NEW FORMATIONS (PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2013) IS MARCH 31ST, 2013.  SEE: http://www.lwbooks.co.uk/journals/newformations/contributors.html

 

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Boris Groys

A POST-COMMUNIST MANIFESTO

Boris Groys talks at the ICA

Wednesday 21st July, 6.45pm

Institute of Contemporary Art
12 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AH

Tickets £12

With the collapse of neoliberalism, the idea of communism has made a surprise return to the table.  Thinkers such as Slavoj Zizek, Toni Negri and Alain Badiou, have argued that communism, a society based on equality, is now proved to be the only alternative to the chaos of capitalism. Building on this discussion, the renowned art critic and thinker Boris Groys argues that the strength of the communist vision comes from the fact that it represents the subordination of the economy to politics.

For more information on the event or to buy tickets go to:
http://ica.org.uk/24948/Talks/Boris-Groys-A-PostCommunist-Manifesto.html

Or call the ICA box office on +44 (0)20 7930 3647

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COMRADES OF TIME

Boris Groys’s lecture at the TATE MODERN

Thursday 22nd July, 6.30-8pm
Tate Modern
Starr Auditorium
53 Bankside
London
SE1 9TG

Tickets £10

In this special lecture Boris Groys, will respond to the FRANCIS ALYS’ exhibition at Tate Modern with the provocative and counter-intuitive insight that has made him one of the most important thinkers and art critics today.

For more information on the event or to buy tickets go to:
http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/eventseducation/talksdiscussions/22015.htm

Or call the TATE box office on +44 (0)20 7887 8888

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Boris Groys is Professor of Aesthetics, Art History, and Media Theory at the Center for Art and Media Technology in Karlsruhe, and since 2005, the Global Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU. He has published numerous books including Art Power and The Total Art of Stalinism.

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Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of establishing a rational state rules through the power of language. In this radical and disturbing account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism shares that dream and is best understood as an attempt to replace financial with linguistic bonds as the cement uniting society. The transformative power of language, the medium of equality, is the key to any new communist revolution.

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