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/ Hito Steyerl
Hito Steyerl, Liquidity Inc., 2014.
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Ana Teixeira Pinto

Entering the philosophical lexicon during the eighteenth century, the term “aesthetic” is predicated on a double negation: its object is neither an object of knowledge, nor an object of desire.(1) By introducing the notion of disinterest, Kant brought the concept of taste into opposition with the concept of morality. At... continue reading
Hito Steyerl’s “Adorno’s Grey”

WILFRIED LENTZ, Rotterdam

Hito Steyerl, Adorno´s Grey, 2012, detail.
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ADAM KLEINMAN

In 1969, amidst growing student protests across Germany, three female students bared their breasts during a lecture by Theodor W. Adorno; they then proceeded to shower him with flower petals. This protest, as it were, was a probable rebuttal to the German philosopher’s summoning... continue reading

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