Genres
45 RPM
4
Activism
24
Anthology
26
Architecture
43
Art History
58
Art Metropole Edition
67
Arts Writing
77
Audio
7
Autobiography
6
Bag
12
Beach Towel
4
Book
11
Booklet
8
Books on Books
15
Box set
5
Buttons
7
Calendar
7
Canadian
82
Card
6
Cassette
45
Catalogue
80
CD
124
Ceramics
27
Chapbook
5
Collaboration
6
Collage
37
Collection
5
Comic
37
Concrete Poetry
6
Contemporary Art
319
Conversations
46
Cooking
5
Creative Writing
31
Criticism
155
Culture
24
Dance
4
Design
19
Digital
6
Drawing
66
DVD
7
Enamel Pin
7
Environment
6
Ephemera
11
Essays
177
Every Day Objects
35
Fashion
34
Feminist Theory
12
Fiction
40
Film
29
Film/Video
7
Flexidisc
6
Flip-book
8
Food
11
Found Images
6
Fundraiser
10
Glassware
15
Graphic Design
10
Graphic Novel
5
Handmade
9
History
21
Illustration
163
Indigenous Art
7
Installation Art
23
Institutional Critique
7
International
28
Interview
70
Invitation
5
Jewellery
21
Journal
9
Literature
33
Lithograph
6
LP
8
Mail Art
13
Manual
4
Memoir
5
Monograph
33
Mug
8
Multiple
40
Music
28
New Media
25
Newsprint
20
Notebook
5
Out of Print & Rare
34
Painting
61
Pamphlet
5
Patch
16
Performance Art
44
Periodical
22
Personal Texts
16
Philosophy
5
Photocopy
67
Photography
413
Pin
13
Poetry
135
Politics
35
Postcard
24
Poster
18
Print
65
Punk
4
Queer
26
Retrospective
8
Reviews
20
Risograph
101
Scarves
4
Screenprint
35
Sculpture
43
Self-Published
8
Short Stories
15
Silkscreen
14
Soap
7
Social Practice
4
Special Edition
11
Sticker
6
Sweatshirt
5
Tee-shirt
48
Text-Based Practice
17
Textile
11
Theory
116
Tote bag
27
Translation
4
Travel
11
Unique Edition
13
Video Art
7
Vinyl Record
53
Wearable
8
Zines
34

Shop > Artists' Books

#13887

Telepathy

Artists
Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas
Designer
Rafaela Dražić
Price
$22.00
Date
2019
Format
Artists' Books
Genre
Theory
Description

By Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas

The hyper-competition of neoliberalism is a construction that is sold as a fact of nature, purely a matter of biology, genetics, basic psychology, and particle physics, etc. The priests, cardinals, and popes of advanced neoliberal capitalism credit all human advancements to competition.

Fields such as art, science, and education are antithetical to the goals of neoliberal quantification, gamification, and resulting private appropriation of everything. However, even these fields are forced to comply and compete, to great detriment of the independent goals of these fields, through coerced competition for resources via constant demands for performance metrics. For most of us it is impossible to step outside the legislated competitions of neoliberalism and so individuals must be well adjusted within the system, enabled by realist-conformist postures.

The rhetoric of competition has been cleverly transferred to a general system of governance, and forms relations between people, and between people and their professions. In this way, competition serves both as a discourse of legitimation, and as legal framework of extreme control. It takes armies of technocrats working tirelessly, endlessly, in order to enforce the myth of competition and thus hardly “natural” in the way it is marketed.

Design by: Rafaela Dražić

  1. Telepathy
 

Related Items

  1. Alejandra and Aeron: Monotonous Ornament
  2. Manuel Arturo Abreu and Rafaela Dražić: Incalculable Loss
  3. A feast is...
  4. Vito Acconci, lynda benglis, Louise Bourgeois, Gerard Byrne, George Chakravarthi, Judy Chicago, vaginal davis, Wim Delvoye, Elmgreen & Dragset, VALIE EXPORT, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, harmony hammond, claudette johnson, Mary Kelly, Yayoi Kusama, and Robert: Sexuality
  5. Pascal Gielen: No Culture, No Europe
  6. Donal McGraith: Leaving No Mark: Prolegomena to an Evanescent Art
  7. Model Minority
  8. Avery F. Gordon: Ghostly Matters
  9. BaJia House 2
  10. Jean Gagnon: Pornography in the Urban World
  11. October 148
  12. Sidsel Meineche Hansen and Tom Vandeputte: Politics of Study
  13. More Than Real: Art in the Digital Age
  14. Hotel Theory Reader
  15. Anne Kockelkorn and Nina Zschocke: Productive Universal Specific Situations
  16. Claudia Peña Salinas and Denise Schatz: Nur Du!
  17. Mazes
  18. Anonynous: The Guilded Beaver
  19. Corrine Corry: The Palace of the Queen
  20. Shawna Dempsey and Lori Millan: In the Life