Monthly Archives: July 2012
Camilo José Vergara once suggested turning all of downtown Detroit into a ‘ruins park’ or ‘American acropolis’. How about a golf course asks journalist Charlie LeDuff? Note the appearance of ‘ruin pornographers’ at 6:15.
[Talk delivered at the Marxist Literary Group Institute for Culture and Society, Vancouver, 25-29 June 2012] In the context of some have taken to call the contemporary ‘image wars’ – many of them intensely mediated and manipulated corollaries to contemporary … Continue reading