July 23, 2020

The Novel, Tragedy, And Sacrifice (Steven Dunn and Selah Saterstrom With Roger Green)

By Roger Green Steven Dunn and Selah Saterstrom, two novelists currently working in Denver, Colorado, share many aesthetic sensibilities. Here I as the interviewer particularly focuses on material approaches to language that we see in their work, arguing that what they bring to the novel is a notion of cultural…

July 9, 2020

Blanchot And Disaster (Roger Green)

In this essay, I want to explore the distinction between the “state of exception” and the “disaster.” In doing so, I am also drawing on an interesting seminar that Joshua Ramey has been providing online for the general public called “Debt as Original Sin.” Following arguments in Devin Singh’s Divine Currency, Ramey…

Sound Theory
May 20, 2020

Sonorous Body (Yiğit Yeşillik)

“The sound is vibrate in itself or by itself: it is not only, for the sonorous body, to emit a sound, but it is also to stretch out, to carry itself and be resolved in to vibrations that both return it to itself and place it outside itself” Jean-Luc Nancy…

Art History Global Arts
May 10, 2020

Global Art, Post-Colonialism And The End of Art History (Robert McDougall), Part 2

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. Anthony Gardner, in a piece commissioned by GAM, proclaims a difference, in that one needs to “evaluate the possible shifts from the postcolonial to the global”, pointing out that there are “as many postcolonial studies…

Art History Global Arts
May 2, 2020

Global Art, Post-Colonialism And The End of Art History (Robert McDougall), Part 1

The following is the first of a two-part series. In Contemporary Art as Global Art: A Critical Estimate, Hans Belting sets out to explain how the concept of ‘global art’ since the late 1980’s has transgressed our traditional understandings of art history, modernism’s ideals of “progress and hegemony”, and our…