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“At the junction of capital, ecological devastation and apparatuses of domination and inequality (classed, racialised, gendered and otherwise), the question ‘can slow violence be seen?’, and if so how, becomes particularly urgent.” An interview with Mediaopolis: A Journal of Cities and … Continue reading
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“We have to decipher all the images that surround the country and the city and to understand the real contradictions and connections between them.” These are the final lines, read by the Welsh Marxist theorist, of Mike Dibb’s excellent 1979 … Continue reading
A fascinating talk on the political and methodological challenges of visualising slavery by Vincent Brown: See also his cartographic narrative of slave revolts in Jamaica, and this brief chronological visualisation of the Atlantic slave trade.
[image from Beate Geissler and Oliver Sann, Volatile Smile] Some years ago, it was common to lament, in critical circles, the taboo on “naming the system”: capital’s unlimited reign was everywhere cloaked in euphemism. While challenges to that reign have been fitful … Continue reading
For the scourge of the people, the source of the scarcity, is the obstacles placed in the way of circulation, under the pretext of rendering it unlimited. Is public subsistence circulating when greedy speculators are keeping it piled up in their granaries? It … Continue reading