Derek Gregory provides a very helpful guide to works of art inspired by Giorgio Agamben’s Homo Sacer and, in a reference I’d previously missed, links to Adam Kotsko’s discussion of the concluding volume of the series, The Use of Bodies.
Explore how our relationship with technology has blurred the lines between the real and the virtual; making our everyday lives feel increasingly like science fiction. Artists including James Bridle, Jon Rafman, Mark Leckey, Larissa Sansour and Ryan Trecartin, plus award-winning science fiction author China Miéville present works which explore how technology is creating new ways of living (and dying), of fashioning identities and the growth of cult-like communities.
The exhibition runs until 22 June, and you can (at least virtually) walk through it with Regine here.
There’s not much detail or documentation of Homo Sacer yet – though see the image above – but James promises a video clip soon. Meanwhile he explains:
The installation consists of a…
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