The tyranny of the status quo: making political art politically

Fowler, Martin (2018) The tyranny of the status quo: making political art politically. In: The Tyranny Of The Status Quo: Making Political Art Politically, 7 September 2018, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. (Unpublished) Full text not available from this repository.

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Abstract

In both reprise of and riposte to Milton Friedman's lecture of the same name (presented in Reykjavik in 1984) - this lecture presents a materialist critique of finance capital. Extrapolating from the findings of Fowler's practice-led PhD research, and with focus upon the research outcome 'Supermarket' (a Brechtian simulacrum of the conventional supermarket) the lecture applies a de-mystificatory critique of commodity fetishism and its subsequent reification (making into a thing) of value.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Departments: Fine and Applied Arts
Depositing User: Martin Fowler
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2018 15:23
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2018 15:23
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4079

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