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other, another.....symbolically real or really symbolic: A Wounded Dialogue

This is an experimental post with a dialogue with the other and the other is simply nowhere or now-here, or whatever form it takes. A response to what is to be imagined, a collation of comments in argumentativeness with a piece that gets created with the answers coming prior to the questions. 706 more words

Capitalism

Daoist Anti-capitalism

Two very important ideas that Taoists think about the universe: 1) Everything is always and already changing into everything else, and 2) Ideas, thoughts and words do not actually exist. 367 more words

My take on Commodity Fetishism

Marx’s concept of Commodity Fetishism has to be one of the most spectacular mindfucks I’ve ever experienced in my life, simply because of how basic and  everyday commodities (or in basic terms,  865 more words

A tridimensionalidade da arte

Às suas famosas caixas, Donald Judd chamou de “specific objects”, distanciando-os de quaisquer conexões escultórico-pictóricas . São “objetos”, no sentido em que não sofreram qualquer manipulação escultórica, são um produto fabricado pelo artista. 451 more words

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Anthropology and Advertising

by Susan Lepselter

I remember once going to a mall with a fellow graduate student in anthropology. It was early on, perhaps our second semester. My friend moved slowly through the department store, her eyes wide, her head turning slowly at the display of commodities. 2,206 more words

Weekly Post

Cape Town designers make sustainability sexy

On Thursday 13 August the winners of the Remake Challenge for both fashion and object categories were announced at BelloVista Studio, Woodstock. Organised by Nikki Stear from  619 more words

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