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After Euphoria

After Euphoria Jeff Derksen - After Euphoria
Questioning neoliberalism: a collection of Jeff Derksen's writings on art, architecture, and globalism.
This collection of texts considers the potential of art and culture during the rise and grinding decline of the long neoliberal moment. Identifying three modes of negative euphoria— market euphoria, the euphoria of the present, and a cultural euphoria— Jeff Derksen engages with the work of artists such as Alfredo Jaar, Andreas Geyer, and Sam Durant in a mode of argument rooted in cultural studies and contemporary poetics. These essays identify the possibilities of cultural and artistic critique after globalization, and focus on the pressures placed on cities today—from the effects of the Olympics and other mega-events, to urban policies based on affect, to the siren call of “the creative city.”
Jeff Derksen is a critic and poet based in Vancouver and Vienna. His on-going research investigates the effect of globalization on the production and experience of culture. His other books include Annihilated Time and the co-edited Autogestion: Henri Lefebvre in New Belgrade. Derksen's critical writing has appeared in “Springerin,” “Archis,” “Open Letter,” “Camera Austria,” “C Magazine,” and “Hunch.” He is the editor of the cultural journal Line and teaches at Simon Fraser University.
Edited by Kathy Slade.

Published with JRP|Ringier.
published in January 2014
English edition
15 x 21 cm (softcover, dust jacket)
160 pages (16 b/w ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-84066-668-4 / 978-3-03764-197-2
EAN : 9783037641972
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