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Flexible, shaky form. Fatality of commentary and socially engaged art

Grudzień 20, 2016

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It is for a reason that I refer to the notion of significant, explored in depth by the French Structuralism and Post-Structuralism. The problem of the identity of the work of art – in this context, of “text” – and of giving it “form,” posed by Bishop in her book, can be seen as an […]

Zero-Level Alienation, or: What Can Art Accomplish without a Conflict?

Listopad 16, 2012

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(…) As with any neurotic ritual, the repetition of the participative litany bears the hallmarks of an unresolved trauma – an inner crack. In this instance, it is called the institutionalisation of art and – if we are to take at their face value the words of intellectuals of such diverse pedigree as Hans Georg […]