Art and (Bare) Life: A Biopolitical Inquiry

Berry, Josephine. 2018. Art and (Bare) Life: A Biopolitical Inquiry. Berlin, Germany: Sternberg Press. ISBN 9783956793936 [Book]

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Art and Bare Life connects modern and contemporary art’s drive to blur with life to the democratic state’s biologised control of life, analysing the interaction of these two tendencies. Why, it asks, is autonomous art such an effective tool of biopolitical government?

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Biopolitics, Art

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media, Communications and Cultural Studies


12 December 2018

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01 Aug 2018 08:34

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08 Jun 2020 16:37


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