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The Democratic Sensible: becoming word in protest recitations

Bishnupriya Ghosh Fig.1 Installation Hum Dekhenge, Shaheen Bagh. Fig.2 Azad with the Constitution, Jama Masjid. Credit: Photo @delhi6wala, Instagram, Jan 30, 2020. Credit: Screenshot Hindustan Times These scenes circulate across media platforms as visual/audiovisual documents long past the silencing of speeches, the dispelling of crowds,… Continue reading The Democratic Sensible: becoming word in protest recitations

Thinking in Motion: a reflection for a present under multiple crises on the online action ​Face Mask, Not Muzzle ​by Tucumán collective​ La Lola Mora

Leandro Martínez Depietri. While mainstream intellectuals discuss the dawning of a new post-pandemic world live on Zoom and newspapers, for many the sun has risen already and been up in the sky for quite a while. Speaking of a crisis – in singular – makes… Continue reading Thinking in Motion: a reflection for a present under multiple crises on the online action ​Face Mask, Not Muzzle ​by Tucumán collective​ La Lola Mora

Telepathy without the internet

Juan Pablo Pacheco Bejarano. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments, companies, and institutions across the world have resurrected the ghost of technocratic optimism that dominated the twentieth century. From tele-work to tele-education and tele-health, governments, tech companies, and universities alike are currently espousing… Continue reading Telepathy without the internet