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STILL YESTERDAY

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24 SEPTEMBER 2021






    Battleship Potemkin
    by Sergei Eisenstein
    (film)

    The Death of the Author
    by Roland Barthes
    (essay)

    Capital: A Critique of Political Economy
    by Karl Marx
    (book)


    The product of thirty years close study of the capitalist mode of production in England, the most advanced industrial society of Marx’s day,

    Capital

    is a foundational theoretical text in materialist philosophy, economics and politics.

    The Old Is Dying and the New Cannot Be Born
    by Nancy Fraser
    (book)

    Comments on the Society of the Spectacle
    by Guy Debord
    (book)

    The Politics of Design: A (Not So) Global Design Manual for Visual Communication
    by Ruben Pater
    (book)

    Louis Vuitton SS22 Menswear Collection
    by Virgil Abloh



    24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep
    by Jonathan Crary
    (book)

    Climate Visuals
    (website)

    Simulacra and Simulation
    by Jean Baudrillard
    (book)


    Baudrillard examines the relationships between reality, symbols, and society, in particular the significations and symbolism of culture and media involved in constructing an understanding of shared existence. His analyses predicted the overwhelming and incomprehensible nature of 21st century communication.

    Women, Race and Class
    by Angela Davis
    (book)


    A powerful study of the women's movement in the US from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders.

    A Brief History of Neoliberalism
    by David Harvey
    (book)


    Neoliberalism – the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action – has become dominant in both thought and practice throughout much of the world. Harvey analyses the political and economic dangers this doctrine brought about, and assesses the prospects for more socially just alternatives.

    May 68
    (events)

    Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?
    by Mark Fisher
    (book)

    Fisher, in his accessible and compulsively readable style, describes the widespread, detrimental effects of capitalist ideology on popular culture, work, education, and mental health in contemporary society.

    The Century of the Self
    by Adam Curtis
    (documentary series)


    The documentary explores the various ways that governments and corporations have used psychoanalytic theories, asking questions about the roots and methods of consumerism and commodification, as well as attitudes towards fashion and superficiality.

    canary     yellow
    by Virgil Abloh
    (website)

    This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
    by Naomi Klein
    (book)

    Metropolis
    by Fritz Lang
    (film)

    Postcapitalist Desire: The Final Lectures
    by Mark Fisher
    (book)

    Maison Margiela Spring 1996 Collection
    by Martin Margiela



    The Feminist Standpoint: Toward a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialism
    by Nancy Hartsock
    (essay)

    Cyberfeminism Index
    by Mindy Seu
    (website)

    Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures
    by Mark Fisher
    (book)

    The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
    by Naomi Klein
    (book)


    The Shock Doctrine

    retells the story of the most dominant ideology of our time, the free market economic revolution. In contrast to the popular myth of this movement's peaceful global victory, Klein shows how it has exploited moments of shock and extreme violence in order to implement its economic policies in so many parts of the world from Latin America and Eastern Europe to South Africa, Russia, and Iraq.

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