Foucault News

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

FORMAT19: All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace by Leah Gordon Exhibition at Format 19 Forever//Now Festival of photography FORMAT19 – University of Derby, Derby 15th March – 14th April […] In Michel Foucault’s book Discipline and Punish, the author moves the panopticon beyond a function of discipline into an apparatus of power, a …

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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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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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The Quietus | Features | Craft/Work | Into The Voids: Traversing The Work Of Raymond Depardon, December 2017 Editor’s note: old news Extract At the Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson in Paris, Adam Scovell explores one of the most important European post-war photographers still working today. […] Depardon captures institutes with a rare eye; the faces …

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Kehinde Wiley review – black souls sail between empowerment and exploitation | Art and design | The Guardian by Skye Sherwin, Sat 25 Nov 2017 Stephen Friedman Gallery, London Editor’s note: old news Kehinde Wiley: In Search of the Miraculous is at Stephen Friedman gallery, London, until 27 January. The US artist picked as Obama’s …

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Photographing the Shiny, Kitsch Interiors of Italian Ferry Boats | AnOther, 9 May 2018 Allegra Martin is fascinated by the idea that ferries are “places suspended in time and space”, and has been photographing on board for almost a decade 20th-century philosopher Michel Foucault’s theory of heterotopia – the idea that spaces exist with various layers …

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Britt Lorraine’s “Panopticon” Exhibition Formed Over 15 Years, Opens This Weekend | ArtSlut,, May 17, 2018 Free, Sat May 19, 7-10pm (on view through June 23 with additional performances to be announced), Sala Diaz, 517 Stieren St., San Antonio, Texas, USA (210) 972) 900-0047, saladiazart.org. One of 19 local artists featured in the Contemporary Arts Museum …

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