Posted by Kristen Alvanson at Thursday, June 28, 2007
Lumpen Orientalism gathers the fragments of a lost civilization, the decaying parts of a breathing animal _ the Middle East. Named after a term suggested by China Miéville, Lumpen Orientalism captures an anomalous fascination with the Middle East and Asia in a similar way to the mongrel visions of Gilles Deleuze, H. P. Lovecraft, Gaëtan Clérambault and William Beckford in order to tackle this enigmatic monstrosity.
The dESIRE Project
The Art of Nothing: Immateriality and Intangible Art (PDF to read on medieval studies, intangible art and modern law)
Posted by Kristen Alvanson at Tuesday, June 19, 2007