International Archives 1st half of 2014
Animism has been a multi-
The present edition presents works that interrogate the dialectics of particular formats and genres of the modern institutional imaginary, such as the museum and its relation to time, order and transformation (Chris Marker / Alain Resnais), ethnographic film (Rudolph Poch), the mummy-
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Exhibition 25 February -
The project does not ask how some people come to perceive objects or nature as “social beings,” but inverts the question to delineate how objects are made and the status of person can be withheld or withdrawn. Animism then becomes a lens through which the making of boundaries comes into view, which situates aesthetic processes, such as the effect of animation, against a historical backdrop of modern-
The project seeks to register current shifts from from a critique of alienation, reification and objectification, to a cultural production under the paradigm of subjectivation and the technological mobilization of pre-
León Ferrari, no title, from the series L’Osservatore Romano, 2001/2007. Digital print on paper, 42 x 29.7 cm. Courtesy Fundación Augusto y León Ferrari.