Eshun, Kodwo. 2011. Anathema. [Film/Video]

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Creators: Eshun, Kodwo
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Anathema reimagines the microscopic behaviour of liquid crystals undergoing turbulence as a sentient entity that possesses the fingertips and the eyes enthralled by the LCD touch-screens of communicative capitalism. Anathema can be understood as an object-oriented video that isolates and recombines the magical gestures of dream factory capitalism. By bringing the telecommunicating couplings of mother-father-daughter-son- machines and boyfriend-girlfriend-units into contact with the conductive imagery of liquid crystallization, Anathema proposes itself as a prototype for a counter-spell assembled from the possible worlds of capitalist sorcery.

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Departments, Centres and Research Units: Visual Cultures
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37 minutesDuration
Item ID: 36324
Date Deposited: 13 May 2024 11:01
Last Modified: 13 May 2024 11:02


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