READING – Topology of Violence

Art and Labor
Art and Labor
READING - Topology of Violence

While OK battles the land owning class, Lucia is here to read you a selection from Byung-Chul Han’s “Topology of Violence”, a text that describes how biopolitics of the neoliberal hellscape brought us all to become achievement subjects. There’s some reference to the concept of Deleuzian accelerationism, where it’s totally wrong, where its inevitable, and how the pandemic may actually be the catalyst to destroy capitalism if we can manage to divest ourselves of the mindset that achievement of profit is what keeps us from violence.
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