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Debacle

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by / RP 146 (Nov/Dec 2007) / documenta 12 magazines project, Dossier


The sublime whiff of criticality

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by / RP 146 (Nov/Dec 2007) / Article, documenta 12 magazines project, Dossier


Magazines field, or, the next Documenta should be curated by magazines

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by and / RP 146 (Nov/Dec 2007) / Article, documenta 12 magazines project, Dossier


The big lie

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Answering the question: What is to be done?

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by / RP 141 (Jan/Feb 2007) / Article, documenta 12 magazines project, Dossier

The question ʻWhat is to be done?ʼ, Adorno remarked, frequently ʻsabotages the logical progress of knowledge that alone allows for changeʼ . However, despite being always-already-inscribed within the imperatives of instrumental rationality, it is, he acknowledged, nonetheless ʻunavoidableʼ.1 This is especially so for the Left, and for a radical philosophy that is obliged to consider …


An aesthetic education against aesthetic education

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by / RP 141 (Jan/Feb 2007) / Article, documenta 12 magazines project, Dossier

Documenta 12ʼs commitment to the question of what is to be done in education is to be welcomed from an institution that has sought to sustain itself as an autonomous cultural realm, a public sphere, in the face of its fabulous state sponsorship and relations to the art market. The articulation of the question in …


Doing something and doing nothing

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by / RP 141 (Jan/Feb 2007) / Article, documenta 12 magazines project, Dossier

Culture is put busily to work these days. In Europe, certainly, culture is made the bearer of promises – the promise of a better quality of life, of a more educated public, of a more efficient and value-added cultural sphere, and, not least, the promise of regenerated economies. These promises are expressed in cultural policy …


What is to be done? (education)

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by / RP 141 (Jan/Feb 2007) / documenta 12 magazines project, Dossier