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Auteur: Sholette, Gregory & Oliver Ressler
Titel: It's the economy, stupid!
Sub titel: The Global Financial Crisis in Art and Theory

`It's the economy, stupid!' brings together internationally acclaimed artists and thinkers, including Slavoj Žižek, David Graeber, Judith Butler and Brian Holmes, to focus on the current economic crisis in a sustained and critical manner. Following a unique format, images and text are integrated in a visually stunning bespoke production by activist designer Noel Douglas. What emerges is a powerful critique of the current capitalist crisis through an analytical and theoretical response and an aesthetic-cultural rejoinder. By combining artistic responses with the analysis of leading radical theorists, the book expands the boundaries of critique beyond the usual discourse. `It's the economy, stupid!' argues that it is time to push back against the dictates of the capitalist logic and, by use of both theoretical and artistic means, launch a rescue of the very notion of the social.
2013, 192 pag., Euro 29,3
Pluto Press, London, ISBN 9780745333694


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