Reclaiming The Right to Imagine: Against a Hijacking of Our Future Gaze & Time

Following the excessive consumption of images, overwhelmed by these pandemic times, the artist Andrew Roberts wonders what ways of seeing trigger critical imaginations to face violence in moments of crisis.

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  1. Nelson Goodman, Ways of Worldmaking (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 1978)

  2. Eds. Eder and Charlotte Klonk, Image Operations. Visual media and political conflict (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017), p.38-47

  3. Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, Image Brokers: Visualizing World News in the Age of Digital Circulation (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016)

    Translation: “I’m glad they kill that rat” // “In one occasion a drug addict in a highway throw us a stone centimeters away of hitting the car around the back window where my baby was, we did not do anything to him (the drug addict).” // “I’m glad he is killed, why would you defend a rat (thief) that doesn’t pay taxes.” // “That how you should record the rat [thief] instead of criticizing the police.”

  5. Comments on the death of Yair López Jiménez can be found in the original video of his death published on Facebook on March 27, 2020. Accessed on June 1, 2020 at https://www.facebook.com/100012120288405/videos/876805092733492/?T=0

  6. Mark Fisher, Realismo capitalista: ¿No hay alternativa? (Buenos Aires: Caja Negra, 2016), p.65

  7. Ibid., p.66

  8. Maurizio Lazzarato, La fábrica del hombre endeudado. Ensayo sobre la condición neoliberal (Buenos Aires: Amorrortu, 2013), p.51-56

  9. Angela Glover Blackwell and Walidah Imarisha (2020). Visionary Fiction: Writing Our Future. [Podcast] Radical Imagination. https://radicalimagination.us/episodes/visionary-fiction


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