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or a Set of Promoters: Robbe-Grillet Cleansing Every Object in Sight, and Vik Muniz Piling Them Up

Thierry Bardini

in Junkware

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667505
eISBN:
9781452946580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667505.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter provides a background to the connection between junk and late-modern humans. It talks about the contemporary art of Vik Muniz, who plays the history of art and re-creates ... More


Lysis and Replication: Homo nexus, Disaffected Subject

Thierry Bardini

in Junkware

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667505
eISBN:
9781452946580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667505.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the transitory form that late-modern humans might embody to give rise to the posthuman. It discusses the philosophical fiction of “Homo nexus”, which is described as both a ... More


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