13 Jun 2019
Traumatropes of the Cacographic Body
Political Anthropologist Allen Feldman is the author of three books, including Archives of the Insensible: Of War, Photopolitics, and Dead Memory (2015); Formations of Violence: The Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland (1991). He has published numerous articles on visual culture and political violence the political sensorium of the body and on transitional justice. His essay ‘On the Actual Gaze: from Desert Storm to Rodney King’ (1994) pioneered the interface between visual culture and critical race theory. His latest publication ‘War Under Erasure: Contretemps, Disappearance, Anthropophagy, Survivance’ (2019) proposes collateral damage and enforced disappearance as scopic regimes under erasure. He is currently writing a book on omnivoyant war and the desubjectivation of vision. He is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication and teaches the politics of the gaze, media archeology, and the philosophy of media at New York University.
Part of the Symposium
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Alice von Bieberstein
Organized byStéphanie Benzaquen-Gautier
Afonso Dias Ramos