“Livre VI” of the (SIC) journal takes the form of a book by Dutch-speaking Belgian philosopher Dieter Lesage (director of RITS | School of Arts). “Art, Research and Politics. Essays in Curatorial Criticism (1999-2014)” spans fifteen years of Lesage's critical interventions in the field of art, politics, and culture, analyzing and unraveling curatorial rhetorics and strategies which during that period marked the so-called art world.
Dieter Lesage (born 1966) is a Belgian philosopher
, writer and critic. A Professor of Philosophy, Politics and Arts at the Department of Audiovisual and Performing Arts Rits (Erasmus University College Brussels) and a Professor of Art Criticism at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, he is the author of numerous books on contemporary art and the relationship between art and politics.