Posts Tagged: protest

Four Houses, Never at Home: Tents, Capitalism and the Fabric of Living

It seems, these days, that tents are everywhere. In the wake of natural disasters, in the face of manufactured crises, after conflict, and on the edge of borders, can be found fragile, ephemeral fabric dwellings. This paper tells the stories

Four Houses, Never at Home: Tents, Capitalism and the Fabric of Living

It seems, these days, that tents are everywhere. In the wake of natural disasters, in the face of manufactured crises, after conflict, and on the edge of borders, can be found fragile, ephemeral fabric dwellings. This paper tells the stories

Titanium Motherships of the New Economy

“Titanium Motherships of the New Economy: Museums, Neoliberalism and Resistance.” In Imagining Resistance, Keri Cronin and Kirsty Robertson, eds. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011, pp. 197-214. This chapter examines the contradictory role of museums as showcases of cultural capitalism, but

Titanium Motherships of the New Economy

“Titanium Motherships of the New Economy: Museums, Neoliberalism and Resistance.” In Imagining Resistance, Keri Cronin and Kirsty Robertson, eds. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011, pp. 197-214. This chapter examines the contradictory role of museums as showcases of cultural capitalism, but

Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules

“Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules: The Art World and Alter-Globalization Protest,” Globalizations (Special Issue: Disciplining Dissent) 8.4 (2011), pp. 473-86. This paper analyzes the relationship between contemporary art and protest. Are art exhibitions used to discipline dissent? Certainly that is

Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules

“Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules: The Art World and Alter-Globalization Protest,” Globalizations (Special Issue: Disciplining Dissent) 8.4 (2011), pp. 473-86. This paper analyzes the relationship between contemporary art and protest. Are art exhibitions used to discipline dissent? Certainly that is

La Merle

On Indirect Action: Twitter, Protest and Presence What does it mean to participate in a protest from afar? In the past, I’ve argued, quite strongly, that a protest is only an event in the moment, that its importance resides within

La Merle

On Indirect Action: Twitter, Protest and Presence What does it mean to participate in a protest from afar? In the past, I’ve argued, quite strongly, that a protest is only an event in the moment, that its importance resides within