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'To what extent does Beyoncé’s appropriation of Pipilotti Rist’s Ever is Over All (1997) illustrate the substantiality of black feminism?'
'Sterility in critical art'
Dangers of critical art. Hito Steyerl, 'Is the Museum a Battlefield', Renzo Martens, 'Lusanga International Research Centre for Art and Economic Inequality', Gregory Sholette.
Black feminism. 'Lemonade', 'Hold Up', Pipilotti Rist, 'Ever is Over All', Beyoncé's feminism, intersectionality, black lives matter, black girl magic, white feminism, Ellis Cashmore.
'#PunchingNazis: fascism in an internet world'
Fascism and Twitter. Political philosophy. Social media, Populism, post-truth, radicalisation. Science & Technology Studies. Martin Heidegger, Bruno Latour, John Dewey, Andrew Barry, Chantal Mouffe, Michael Gross, Kevin Passmore, Robert Paxton, Jean Rosenfeld. Actor Network Theory. Richard Spencer, alt-right.
'Hybridizing the critical artist'
Rethinking critical art. Political philosophy. Bruno Latour. Diana Taylor. Theaster Gates. Decolonising art.
'Decolonising the white artist's practice'
The white artist and decoloniality. Political philosophy. Decolonial theory. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Nelson Maldonado-Torres. Coloniality in the white cube. Contextualising whiteness. Gregory Sholette.
'Coloniality in the ‘objective’ contemporary critical art image'
Coloniality in the agency of artworks. Ariella Azoulay. Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison. 'Objectivity' and eurocentrism in visual citizenship. Photography and videography.
'Coloniality Within Contemporary Fine Art'
Coloniality researched as perpetuated by the different aspects of the artworld. Barbara Applebaum. Nell Irvin Painter. Gregory Shollete. Okwui Enwezor. Edward Said.
Artistic Research and academia. Richard Mosse, 'The Enclave', Camiel van Winkel, Michael Baers.
'A plea for art as academic method'
Morality and ethics. Contemporary evil, Martha Nussbaum, Hannah Arendt, Theodor W. Adorno, Hegel, Kant, Sigmund Freud, Susan Neiman.
'To what extent is mankind the cause of its own misery'
Theodor W. Adorno. Culture industry, Max Horkheimer.
'Adorno's maimed man'
Thing-theory. Bruno Latour, Bill Brown, Martin Heidegger.
'Essay on Things'
Philosophy. Jean Paul Sartre, Michel Foucault.