The Exform

Author(s): Nicolas Bourriaud
Series: Futures
Original Publish Date: Aug 16, 2016
Product Number: EB00629172
Released: Aug 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781784783822
Publisher: Verso
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Author of the influential Relational aesthetics examines the dynamics of ideology Leading theorist and art curator Nicolas Bourriaud tackles the excluded, the disposable and the nature of waste by looking to the future of art—the exform. He argues that the great theoretical battles to come will be fought in the realms of ideology, psychoanalysis and art. A "realist" theory and practice must begin by uncovering the mechanisms that create the distinctions between the productive and unproductive, product and waste, and the included and excluded. To do this we must go back to the towering theorist of ideology Louis Althusser and examine how ideology conditions political discourse in ways that normalize cultural, racial and economic practices of exclusion.

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