Brief thought: most cultural studies scholars, perhaps excepting those coming from a more rigid, Frankfurt-school perspective, accept that the modernist distinction between high and low art has completely collapsed. Question: is this collapse so forceful as to have inverted the equation? Follow up: particularly with the question of radical politics, it now seems that the … Continue reading BRIEF THOUGHT ON THE HIGH/LOW DISTINCTION

Critical Generosity

This past weekend, I attended the majority of a conference called “The Phsycopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism”, which my program at CalArts co-hosted. A great three days of events, which included the author of one of my favorite books of theory, Franco “Bifo” Berardi as the keynote speaker, left my brain stuffed, both excited and exhausted. … Continue reading Critical Generosity