Not Now! Now! Chronopolitics, Art & Research

Not Now! Now! Chronopolitics, Art & Research
Library Shelf Location 05.LORE
Publication Date 2014

With contributions by Nana Adusei-Poku, Jamika Ajalon, Ingrid Cogne, Mathias Danbolt, Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh, Elizabeth Freeman, Mara Lee Gerdén, Sharon Hayes, Ana Hoffner, Yva Jung, Renate Lorenz, Suzana Milevska, Andrea Ray

Not Now! Now! engages with the politics of time in art: historical narratives and memory, the unforeseen rhythms of time, and the challenge of visualizing time. The book connects the postcolonial and queer debate around chronopolitics with artistic strategies that introduce breaks, stutter time, use citations and anachronisms, and introduce deferrals and collapses between time and meaning.

They thus challenge orderly and rigid temporal concepts and their effects on bodies and the social. Contributions by art theorists, artists, and artistic researchers highlight how temporal norms organize our biographies and intimate relations, as well as the handling of capital or the continuation of colonial relations. The book instead suggests to focus on a particular non/moment in time: the not-now/now. It indicates a possible break in the temporal order, a meaningful gap between “not now!” and “now!” Or: the past and the future (“not now!”) uncannily but promisingly showing up “now!”

ISBN 9783956791086
Quantity 1
Pages 188
Editor Renate Lorenz
Authors Andrea Ray, Suzana Milevska, Renate Lorenz, Yva Jung, Ana Hoffner, Sharon Hayes, Mara Lee Gerdén, Elizabeth Freeman, Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh, Mathias Danbolt, Ingrid Cogne, Jamika Ajalon, Nana Adusei-Poku
Format Paperback
Category Theory
Keywords Time, chronopolitics, Memory, Remembrance, History
Language English

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