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Don’t Network. The Avant Garde after Networks

Don’t Network. The Avant Garde after Networks Marc James Léger Explores the nature of avant garde art within contemporary capitalism There is something rotten about network society. Although the information economy promises to create new forms of wealth and social cooperation, the real subsumption of labour under post-Fordism has instead produced a social factory of precarious labour and cybernetic surveillance. … Continue reading →

A Statement of Concern Regarding the Programming for the 2019 International Congress on Medieval Studies @Kalamazoo

by Eileen A. Joy and Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei …it’s dark in here…can someone turn on the lights…is it still the Dark Ages? “I can no longer participate in nor support the International Congress on Medieval Studies, [at] Kalamazoo. While performing a seemingly virtuous commitment to academic freedom, the actions of this organization’s leadership[…]