Foucault News

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

Enquiry from one of the readers of Foucault News. Does anybody know what the two large paintings right at the beginning of this interview are? 15-minute footage is of an interview that was conducted by the Dutch philosopher Fons Elders in preparation for the debate between Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, which was broadcasted on …

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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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