Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Editor: I just came across this. A competition for a picture of Foucault for a website. There are 35 entries. The competition was run by Kai Erikson who runs the Diiple site GTA-style cover illustration about Michel Foucault Contest Brief We are a new lifestyle brand that designs high-quality and exciting americana-inspired casual wear for …

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Rosie Hastie: Pendulous, Art Guide Australia, 16 January 2019 Bett Gallery 18 January—9 February 2019 Tasmanian artist Rosie Hastie exploits the photographic medium like an illusionist. To create her work, Hastie combines skillfully placed lighting with wads of crumpled paper to produce the impression of a fantastical landscape. Conjuring lo-fi special effects made with a …

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Is the medium the message in post-digital architecture? Archpaper.com, By MAX KUO • February 15, 2019 Review Possible Mediums Edited by Kelly Bair, Kristy Balliet, Adam Fure, and Kyle Miller Actar $34.95 MSRP Possible Mediums, a volume edited by four xennial American architecture professors, documents the formal experimentation of the recent post-digital turn in architecture. The book glimpses …

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Anton Lee (2018) Review: The Order of Things: Photography from the Walther Collection, History of Photography, 42:3, 306-308. DOI: 10.1080/03087298.2018.1531600 Review of the exhibition catalog The Order of Things: Photography from the Walther Collection, edited by Brian Wallis (Göttingen: Steidl, 2015) [,,,] The paucity of serious attention to The Order of Things is curious, given …

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Diiple Our story began when Kai, an adjunct professor of sociology, became enthusiastic about the new idea of academic streetwear. Once he met Eva, an award-winning fashion designer with similarly oriented thoughts, the idea began to take off. Diiple was founded in Helsinki, Finland, in the summer of 2016. We like to think that Diiple …

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Madness and Civilisation. Exhibition by Kudzanai Chiurai. Mail and Guardian, 11 May 2018 Madness and Civilisation: Kudzanai Chiurai’s ongoing interest in the cyclical nature of struggle, liberation and freedom is brought to light in Madness and Civilisation. The exhibition takes its title from Michel Foucault’s book, Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of …

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Annie Dorsen, Hello, Hi there Hello Hi There uses the famous television debate between the philosopher Michel Foucault and linguist/activist Noam Chomsky from the Seventies as inspiration and material for a dialogue between two custom-designed chatbots: every evening, these computer programs, designed to mimic human conversations, perform a new – as it were, improvised – …

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from flickr MEDIODESCOCIDO ART DOLLS es una creación del Artista Plástico argentino Uriel Valentín. Se basa en una fusión de Pintura y Diseño con el concepto de Objeto de Arte. Todos los Dolls de aproximadamente 36 cm de altura son pintados y cosidos a mano; y en su interior, poseen un esqueleto de alambre para …

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