A roundtable on European border regimes, agricultural-industrial complex, worker’s rights, culture of deportation, resistance and migrant self-organisation – with contributions by Aino Korvensyrjä, Rex Osa, David Jassey, Jean-René Bilongo, Alessandro Dessí,and Marco Omizzolo.
Invisible – migrant labour struggle in the food
talk by Jean-René Bilongo, Alessandro Dessí,
Culture of Deportation. Surviving the European
talk by David Jassey,
Mehr lesen: beyond repair: roundtable …
Open Denial of the False Belief of a Disenchanted Modernity through the Testimony of Blackness as Criminality, Presented to the Miserable and Pitiful Free World in Memory of its Error
I wrote about the dancing plague that occurred in the medieval city of Strasbourg during the summer of 1518 as disrupting the rhythm of daily life through rhythm itself. What I found was a structural inscription of a collective resistance that could never have been organised in advance.
Mehr lesen: beyond repair: Lecture by Nida Ghouse …
The Plantation and the Prison
A figure with a stone head walks through two landscapes. In one, suburban German sidewalks and paths yield, at a distance, quiet views of residential buildings surrounded by barbed wire and guarded gates. In the other, windy Puglian motorways and tomato fields make for a noisier more industrial ramble. What links the plantation and the prison historically and theoretically? This talk will attempt to answer the question.
Mehr lesen: beyond repair: Lecture by Avery F. Gordon …
Juddering Reflexes: Stories of Ruined Part-Objects
The stakes of fascist positions that position themselves on a cultural and aesthetic terrain are increasingly spelled out in terms of liberation, “taking back control,” and transcendence or transgression of the status quo. Though these representations have evident historical roots that divide their proponents as well as their critics, they are also positioned as uniquely contemporary in their emphasis on restoring a politics of self-realisation argued to have been forsaken by the “authoritarian left,” as well as the tendency to indulge in fantasies of universal reason that have more to do with capitalist eugenics and neo-reactionary data science than the fetishized Enlightenment public sphere.
Mehr lesen: beyond repair: TALK by Marina Vishmidt …