Under Fire release

Posted by Jordan Crandall | Tue Jul 13th 2004 9:43 p.m.

UNDER FIRE 1
The Organization and Representation of Violence

Under Fire is a project by Jordan Crandall that explores the organization
and representation of contemporary armed conflict. This book, part of the
project's first phase, involves discussions between artists, political
scientists, critics, activists, and journalists on a wide array of issues
around warfare and representation. Topics covered in this volume include
battle simulation and news programming, democracy and violence, the
privatization of the military, and the militarization of the civilian realm.
Contributors include Akbar Ahmed, John Armitage, Asef Bayat, Ryan Bishop,
Benjamin Bratton, Susan Buck-Morss, Hamid Dabashi, Manuel DeLanda, James Der
Derian, Joy Garnett, Salwa Ghaly, Chris Hables Gray, Brian Holmes, Alice
Hunsberger, Thomas Keenan, Mary Keller, Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger, Saba
Mahmood, Gema Martin Munoz, Loretta Napoleoni, Amir Parsa, Bernard Roddy,
Harel Shapira, P.W. Singer, Ana Valdez, and Eyal Weizman. The complete
archive of the discussions, along with further information, can be accessed
at http://www.wdw.nl.

Editor: Jordan Crandall
Publisher: Witte de With, Rotterdam
ISBN: 90 73362 61 X
Distribution USA: D.A.P. New York
Distribution Great Britain: Cornerhouse, Manchester
Distribution all other countries: Idea Books, Amsterdam

Witte de With, center for contemporary art, Witte de Withstraat 50, 3012 BR
Rotterdam
t:. +31 (0)10 4110144, f: +31 (0)10 4117924, e-mail: info@wdw.nl, website:
www.wdw.nl
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