Wednesday, March 11, 2009

"Direct Action" in With + Stand 3: the red issue

a recently appearing poem

Direct Action
With + Stand 3: the red issue (March 2009)

This issue will be available at the With + Stand edition of the Canessa Gallery Reading Series in San Francisco on March 14, 2009.

The editors write:
Recent crises in global capitalism have functioned, as crises often do, to reveal the historical contours of the present, providing new opportunities to read history against the grain and to unsettle established assumptions. With + Stand 3: the red issue proposes that as our economies enter a period of potentially profound structural transformation, it is all the more necessary to examine the relationship between the economic mode of production and cultural and social forms in the period after WWII.

"Critique does not simply liquidate the system." - Adorno, Negative Dialectics