Interviewing the Crisis, second phase

Posted by Salvatore Iaconesi | Thu Feb 19th 2009 10:38 a.m.

I see this crisis in a continuous way, the world is constantly in a crisis, I formulate this as ‘cultural epileptiscm’ [3], that is that humans tend to loose themselves into extremes, whether these being emotional or rational. The last century is exemplary for this."
Andreas Jacobs
[ITALIAN]
http://www.interviewingthecrisis.org/?p=47
[ENGLISH]
http://www.interviewingthecrisis.org/?p=45

"Something that was widely expected is happening, even is the acceleration of the economic crisis (and not only financial) is pressing everything against a striking evidence. Resources for culture are about to be drastically cut. And a large part of the professional setups based on public sibsides risks disappearance."
Carlo Infante
[ITALIAN]
http://www.interviewingthecrisis.org/?p=40
[ENGLISH]
http://www.interviewingthecrisis.org/?p=42

"lifestyle is in itself a part of the unavoidable speculative process of turbocapitalism, in which cool hunters understand the languages of the scenes to transform them into a banal aesthetization that can be sold for a couple of years. A lemon squeezer for cultural production where the experience of the sublime, the sense of disaster, the impact of deflagration, the elimination of the roots, the collapse of the future, disperse themselves in a sterile pantomime that is constructed in a laboratory, and makes me throw up."
Francesco "Warbear" Macarone Palmieri
[ITALIAN]
http://www.interviewingthecrisis.org/?p=35
[ENGLISH]
http://www.interviewingthecrisis.org/?p=38

The second phase of "Interviewing the Crisis" begins with the interviews with Francesco "Warbear" Macarone Palmieri, Andreas Jacobs and Carlo Infante.

Three different points of view on the international crisis, engaging innovation, new media related practices, network culture, research on bodies, genders, social relations, empathy and connectedness. From public institutions to our bodies, in the globally evolving scenario.

http://www.interviewingthecrisis.org/

Interviewing the Crisis is a project promoted by

Art is Open Source
http://www.artisopensource.net

with the collaboration of ArtsBlog

And the support of lots of friends, partners, institutions, concerned with the future of arts, culture and of our lives.
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