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By Vyjayanthi Venuturupalli Rao,Prem Krishnamurthy,Carin Kuoni

ISBN-10: 0822358158

ISBN-13: 9780822358152

ISBN-10: 0822358298

ISBN-13: 9780822358299

Interdisciplinary in layout and notion, Speculation, Now illuminates unforeseen convergences among photos, thoughts, and language. paintings is interspersed between essays that procedure hypothesis and revolutionary swap from remarkable views. a thorough cartographer asks no matter if "the speculative" might be represented on a map. An ethnographer investigates non secular ownership in Islam to consider states among the divine and the likely human. A monetary technologist queries understandings of hypothesis in monetary markets. A multimedia artist and activist considers the relation among social swap and assumptions concerning the stipulations to be replaced, and an architect posits practical forget as political technique. The ebook comprises an in depth thesaurus with greater than twenty brief entries during which students ponder such speculation-related notions as assurance, hallucination, prophecy, the anomaly of beginnings, and states of half-knowledge. The book's crafty, nonlinear layout mirrors and reinforces the thought of contingency that animates it. via embracing hypothesis substantively, stylistically, heavily, and playfully, Speculation, Now unearths its subversive and demanding potential.

Artists and essayists contain William Darity Jr., Filip De Boeck, Boris Groys, Hans Haacke, Darrick Hamilton, Laura Kurgan, Lin + Lam, Gary Lincoff, Lize Mogel, Christina Moon, Stefania Pandolfo, Satya Pemmaraju, Mary Poovey, Walid Raad, Sherene Schostak, Robert Sember, and Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss.

Published by way of Duke college Press and the Vera record heart for artwork and Politics on the New School

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