Foucault News

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

Editor: old news Aidan Dunne, From the Burren to Belfast: Sean Lynch removes our heritage from its neat packaging, The Irish Times, Feb 28, 2017 Lynch leaves us pondering on a kind of cultural uncertainty principle, and that notion carries over into his video fables in What Is an Apparatus? The title is taken from …

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Post-Internet Artists Crack Open Our Technological Past Editor’s note: old news A group show at Paris’s Galerie Charlot uses bygone tools and techniques to explore modern media. PARIS — Curator Valentina Peri has made smart, cross-generational, idea-based choices when formulating her excellent group show Archéonauts, the best of the Paris season. Citing Michel Foucault’s Archeology of Knowledge, the …

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Heterotopic space opera | Vue Weekly, September 7, 2017 by Stephan Boissonneault Editor’s note: old news Travis McEwen’s exhibit tackles themes in an inventive sci-fi world Working in the medium of vibrant painting, Travis McEwen explores the themes of gender identity, queerness, science fiction, and the abstract in his exhibit, The Arch: Plans for a Heterotopic …

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January 19 – Mar 10 2018 EX-VOTO the body + the institution – Galway Arts Centre Lucy Beech Jenna Bliss Cecilia Bullo Judy Foley Sinéad Gleeson Rajinder Singh   “the cataclysm which was my body…this dislocated assemblage, this piece of damaged geology.”The Peyote Dance, Antonin Artaud Ex-Voto is a group exhibition that addresses the colonisation of …

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Amelia Melbourne-Hayward, Temporary environments | Architecture Now, 22 August 2016 Young New Zealand artist Jillian Whitmore explores the intersection between art and architecture with her translucent watercolours. Whitmore will be exhibiting a solo exhibition titled Juncture at the Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery, opening Friday 26 August 2016. Here, she speaks with Amelia Melbourne-Hayward about her …

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Multimedia artist feels free as he gets back to basics By Lin Qi, China Daily/Asia News Network Thursday, September 1, 2016 Art graduates are now increasingly opting to create installations, videos and other mixed-media pieces. But You Jin is different. The artist, who majored in multimedia art, is focusing on painting — a subject that …

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Observer blog – Edouard Malingue Gallery (Hong Kong) will showcase a neon text installation by French artist Laurent Grasso (*1972). Over seven meters wide, Visibility is a Trap, 2012, is a direct reference to Michel Foucault’s theory of Panopticism as elaborated in the theorist’s seminal text ‘Discipline and Punish’ (1975). Picture from the archello site