Ann Laura Stolers framing of a latter day understanding of ruins and ruination. Here, she engages the ambivalence of the term throught the works of Fanon and Benjamin, unfurling the terms active and passive, its materials and psychic effects.
"Ruination is an act perpetrated, a...Read more
An interview in Social Text with the philosopher of postmodernism, Frederic Jameson. He is revisiting his notes on postmodernism in lieu of the digital age and clarifies his thoughts on historocity.
"As for other features, one of the things I have written about is the
effects on...Read more