Category Archives: Agamben

Theory of Bloom

Theory of Bloom by Tiqqun, translated by Robert Hurley The Theory of Bloom is the theory of the isolated subject of the modern era. The Bloom is forced to fixate on certain social roles in order to survive. Worker, housewife, professional, student, citizen, all of the roles are but masks, donned and rarely removed. The […]

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The Cultural Logic of Insurrection

The Cultural Logic of Insurrection by Alden Wood Tiqqun and The Invisible Committee, while clearly informed by academic discourses (such as traditional metaphysics, theories of sovereignty, the study of biopolitics and disciplinary practices, etc), are staunchly defiant of the academy’s monopoly over political thought. They are at once an appropriation, recontextualization, and a liberation of […]

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Some Agamben… (archived 11-10-2010)

FROM DK: “At the moment when individuals are nailed down to a purely biological and asocial identity, they are also promised the ability to assume all the masks and all the second and third lives possible on the Internet, none … Continue reading

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