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Daily Archives: September 25, 2009

The Italian Difference: Between Nihilism and Biopolitics

This volume brings together essays by different generations of Italian thinkers which address, whether in affirmative, problematizing or genealogical registers, the entanglement of philosophical speculation and political proposition within recent Italian thought. Nihilism and biopolitics, two concepts that have played a very prominent role in theoretical discussions in Italy, serve as the thematic foci around [...]
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"Hopeful" – a solo exhibition by David Levine

Cabinet is pleased to present “Hopeful,” a solo exhibition by Berlin- and New York-based artist David Levine. “Hopeful” explores headshots—photographs of actors looking for work rather than publicity portraits of stars—both as genre and as material artifact. First appearing in the 1950s, these peculiar images routinely disregard conventions of portraiture: the intended viewer, who is [...]
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