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De l\'art en duty free Hito Steyerl - De l\'art en duty free
A caustic diagnosis of the situation of the current art, by one of its major protagonists.
Hito Steyerl (born 1966 in Munich, lives and works in Berlin) is a filmmaker and writer. She teaches New Media Art at University of the Arts in Berlin. Steyerl studied film at the Academy of Visual Arts in Tokyo, the University of Television and Film in Munich, and holds a Ph.D in philosophy from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. The most formative parts of her education, however, include working as a stunt-girl and bouncer. Steyerl's work focuses on the intersection of media technology, political violence, and desire by using humor, charm, and reduced gravity as political means of expression. Her sources range from appropriated low-fi clips and sounds to mostly misquoted philosophical fittings. These elements are condensed in rambling essayistic speculation in both text and imagery. Through her oversensitivity to analogies, Steyerl both collects and creates stories describing realities that are stranger than fiction and reflected upon in galloping thought experiments. Her work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions including documenta 12Taipei Biennial 2010, and 7th Shanghai Biennial. Her written essays have proliferated more on- than offline in journals such as e-flux and eipcp.
Translated from the English (American) by Armelle Chrétien (original title: Duty Free Art. Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War, Verso, 2019).
 
published in October 2021
French edition
15 x 21 cm (softcover)
304 pages
 
25.00
 
ISBN : 978-2-84066-685-1
EAN : 9782840666851
 
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