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ML193: Distorted Portrait


1. Wolf Vostell, Endogen Depression, 1984.
2. Wolf Vostell, Dé-Coll/age happenings, 1966.
3. Wolf Vostell, 2 Dé-Coll/age happenings, Berlin, 1965. 65 more words


Che storia raccontano le primarie in New Hampshire

Quando annunciò di voler scendere in campo, dapprima come indipendente, poi come disturbatore in campo democratico, Bernie Sanders fu trattato dai vertici del partito come lo zio di Brooklyn, un po’ matto ma fondamentalmente innocuo. 567 more words


Knowing our left from our right, Part Five: Get real, get utopian!

Hi! Welcome to this series of posts about the left-right divide in politics. Here’s the story so far…

In the first post, I argued that the media portrays anything even remotely left-wing as ‘extreme’, ‘hard’, or ‘far’ left. 2,151 more words


How Michael Hill’s “We’re for love” ad expresses love for capitalism

Advertising can be seen as capitalism’s love letter to itself (Schudson, 1986). Michael Hill’s 2015 jewellery advertisement, “We’re for love” is no exception. Advertising plays a key role in justifying and reinforcing the capitalist mode of production. 2,092 more words