Commonism A New Aesthetics Of The Real

 

14 x 21 cm, ils colour & bw, 448 p, paperback, English
Published by Valiz

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Following half a century of neoliberalism, there appears to be a new ideology in the making, called “commonism”. This book attempts to map these new ideological notions through examples and artistic practices, as well as critical reflection. How are the commons constituted in society? How do they shape the reality of our living together? What strategies and aesthetics do artistic commoners adopt? Is there an alternative and more just future imaginable through the political ideology of the commons? Commonism claims to be better aligned with the ecological and social reality of today than capitalism. Perhaps it is also closer to how social relationships actually function. N. Dockx, P. Gielen (Eds.)