This process produces hybrid knowledge and intercultural products that could potentially constitute the genetic material for a novel culture. He argues that these Few remember the picketing of Tate for its ties to BP, a firm that makes Transfield look like a Paolo Virno reading group. To ensure a great reading experience, please update your browser. Generally speaking, boycotts aside, even in cases of refusal, denial, censorship, or criminalization, silence is a logical impossibility. Socially Engaged Art from —, edited by Nato Thompson.
Withdrawal-as-artwork can abide by the above, though not necessarily.
I am aware that old-fashioned censorship prevails in some places more than others. A third shade of No, paradoxically, amounts to the precise art of saying Yes. Here and elsewhere, critical matter had to be parleyed and negotiated. Consider Mostafa Heddaya, who is widely referenced for hard-hat boycott positions. You do not have to be Jacques Derrida to realize that all language will only ever spawn more language. In order for this innate mode of subverting, undermining, and questioning to unfold, art cannot be contained—not by institutions, nor by their boycotteering critics.