Cruiser l'utopie : L'après et ailleurs de l'advenir queer
Cruiser l'utopie décrit un mouvement, une avancée en forme de dérive entre théorie, approche philosophique, critique d'art et récit personnel. Les œuvres citées, racontées, se mêlent au récit familial ou individuel et aux considérations plus universitaires. Cette pratique de la...
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How to do nothing: resisting the attention economy
In a world where addictive technology is designed to buy and sell our attention, and our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity, it can seem impossible to escape. But in this inspiring field guide to dropping out of...
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Going solo: The extraordinary rise and surprising appeal of living alone
With eye-opening statistics, original data, and vivid portraits of people who live alone, renowned sociologist Eric Klinenberg upends conventional wisdom to deliver the definitive take on how the rise of going solo is transforming the American experience.   Klinenberg shows...
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Couleur et soin
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Couleur et soin
Depuis une dizaine d'années, quelques hôpitaux, des formations en art et en design, des chercheurs en sciences sociales et des agences de design se mobilisent autour de la notion de care, concept issu de la philosophie féministe américaine, que l'on...
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« Alternatives » à la prison
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« Alternatives » à la prison
Que penser des « alternatives » à la prison ? À l’occasion d’une conférence donnée à Montréal peu après la publication de Surveiller et punir, Michel Foucault avance l’idée que les sanctions « alternatives », loin de rompre avec l’emprisonnement,...
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Paths to prison: on the architecture of carcerality
As Angela Y. Davis has proposed, the "path to prison," which so disproportionately affects communities of color, is most acutely guided by the conditions of daily life. Architecture, then, as fundamental to shaping these conditions of civil existence, must be...
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Social matter, social design: For good or bad, all design is social
Social matter, social design challenges the way we look at, think of, and interact with the social world by emphasising the role of materiality. This enlarged field for engagement demands that design incorporates a more nuanced and complex reading of...
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La crise de la reproduction sociale
Nées en Italie dans les années 1940, Silvia Federici et Mariarosa Dalla Costa sont des militantes pionnières et des intellectuelles féministes de premier plan. Dans ces entretiens avec Louise Toupin, elles reviennent sur le mouvement qu’elles ont cofondé en 1972,...
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Architecture of appropriation: On squatting as spatial practice
The squatting movement in the Netherlands has played a major role in the design of both the urban fabric and domestic interior, and continues to offer alternatives to the dominant, market-oriented housing policies. This book acknowledges squatting as an architectural...
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Social transparency: Projects on housing
For the past decade, the Los Angeles architect Michael Maltzan has designed multiunit housing in a city known for its proliferation of single-family residences. Working with the Skid Row Housing Trust, these projects advance new forms of supportive housing that...
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Twitter and tear gas: The power and fragility of netowkorked protest
To understand a thwarted Turkish coup, an anti–Wall Street encampment, and a packed Tahrir Square, we must first comprehend the power and the weaknesses of using new technologies to mobilize large numbers of people. An incisive observer, writer, and participant...
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Governing by debt
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Governing by debt
Experts, pundits, and politicians agree: public debt is hindering growth and increasing unemployment. Governments must reduce debt at all cost if they want to restore confidence and get back on a path to prosperity. Maurizio Lazzarato’s diagnosis, however, is completely...
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Gouverner par la dette
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Gouverner par la dette
Experts, hommes politiques et éditorialistes sont unanimes : la dette qui grève les finances publiques entrave la croissance, fait exploser le chômage. Les États doivent à tout prix se désendetter s’ils veulent rassurer les marchés et retrouver le chemin de...
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Things we do together: The post-reader
A call for collectivism and collaboration in a world that prioritizes individualism, with insights from artists and researchers worldwide.   This anthology collects essays and honest conversations with creative practitioners invested in social justice. Artists, activists, researchers and educators initiate...
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Les sous-communs : Planification fugitive et étude noire
Les sous-communs est une série d'essais publiée en 2013 par deux amis, Stefano Harney et Fred Moten. Les auteurs y proposent une critique du capitalisme racial et de ses outils, ainsi que des modes d'expérimentation sociale en résistance au colonial. La...
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#balancetonporc
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#balancetonporc
# Le vendredi 13 octobre 2017, en pleine affaire Weinstein, Sandra Muller, journaliste française, lâche le #balancetonporc. Elle dénonce un patron de chaîne de télévision française qui l'a humiliée et agressée verbalement lors d'un congrès professionnel. Deux jours avant #metoo,...
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There, is the city... and, here are my hands
Menna Agha and Ola Hassanain edit, curate, and annotate this collection of stories by black Europeans, in which they tell stories of African peoplehood in cities that didn’t want them. They gather and tell stories of care, refusal, and the...
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Harvard Design Magazine 49: Publics
Harvard Design Magazine 49: Publics questions how public spaces—the physical, the cultural, and the theoretical—operate in a fragmented social and political environment, both in the US and abroad. Guest editors Anita Berrizbeitia and Diane E. Davis convene leading public intellectuals, scholars, and practitioners in...
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Défaire la police
« Faut-il en finir avec la police ? » La question se pose avec une nouvelle intensité depuis le mouvement mondial déclenché par la mort de George Floyd aux États-Unis.   Alors que les violences policières sont de plus en...
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La colonisation du quotidien : dans les laboratoires du capitalisme de plateforme
Le capitalisme ne fait plus : il fait faire. L’économie de plateforme a conféré une dimension paradigmatique à l’usage de l’externalisation, ainsi qu’une place inédite aux activités gratuites. D’où la nécessité d’analyser les nouveaux régimes d'exploitation dans le secteur des...
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Decolonize museums
The idealized Western museum, as typified by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, and the Museum of Natural History, has remained much the same for over a century: a rarified space of cool stone, providing an experience of...
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Architectures of spatial justice
Establishing an ethics of spatial justice to lead architecture forward, Dana Cuff shows why the discipline requires critical examination—in relation to not only buildings and the capital required to realize them but privilege, power, aesthetics, and sociality. The book draws...
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Radical sympathy
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Radical sympathy
Questions of interdependency and care have gained broader urgency within today's planetary environment. From the pressing need to work at post-carbon futures to the challenges surrounding our covid-19 realities, understandings of care-work and co-existence require ever-greater imagination and creative engagement....
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Arctic/Amazon: Networks of global indigeneity
Arctic/Amazon: Networks of Global Indigeneity offers a conversation between Indigenous Peoples of two regions in this time of political and environmental upheaval. Both regions are environmentally sensitive areas that have become hot spots in the debates circling around climate change...
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La nature de l'injustice : Racisme et inégalités environnementales
Les discriminations que subissent les communautés pauvres, marginalisées ou racisées sont souvent abordées sous l’angle de l’emploi ou du logement. Mais qu’en est-il du fardeau que ces communautés doivent porter en matière d’injustices environnementales ? Si l’exploitation de la nature...
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Radical futurisms: Ecologies of collapse, chronopolitics, and justice to come
There is widespread consensus that we are living at the end—of democracy, of liberalism, of capitalism, of a healthy planet, of the Holocene, of civilization as we know it. In this book, drawing on radical futurisms and visions of justice-to-come...
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Decolonize conservation: Global voices for indigenous self-determination, land, and a world in common
With a deep anticolonial and antiracist critique of what “conservation” currently is, Decolonize Conservation presents an alternative vision—one already working—of the most effective and just way to fight against biodiversity loss and climate change.   This collection of voices takes...
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Codes, races, climat, habitudes : Implications sociales de la numérisation
Depuis le début des années 2000, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun a publié cinq ouvrages qui ont profondément modifié la façon dont nous concevons les logiciels, les socialités sur plateforme et les modes de subjectivation qui en émanent. Malgré sa célébrité...
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Cyberfeminism index
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Cyberfeminism index
When learning about internet history, we are taught to focus on engineering, the military-industrial complex and the grandfathers who created the architecture and protocol, but the internet is not only a network of cables, servers and computers. It is an...
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Aeropolis: Queering air in toxicpolluted worlds
How do we get to know air? Aeropolis: Queering Air in Toxicpolluted Worlds offers a speculative and interdisciplinary framework to reorient common understandings of air and air pollution as matter “out there.” Aeropolis contests regimes of managing air which ultimately...
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Femme, Indigène, autre : Écrire le féminisme et la postcolonialité
Dans Femme, indigène, autre, Trinh T. Minh-ha explore la question de l’écriture d’un point de vue postcolonial et féministe. Ce livre qui s’inscrit à l’intersection de différents domaines – critique littéraire, anthropologie, études culturelles, études de genre – juxtapose plusieurs...
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Protest architecture: Barricades, camps, spatial tactics 1830-2023
Protest movements shape public space not only through their messages but in many cases also through their mostly temporary buildings. Frankfurt’s Deutsches Architekturmuseum DAM and Vienna’s MAK—Museum of Applied Arts explore this thesis in a joint exhibition project. The exhibition...
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Décor n° 03 : Trans
La troisième livraison de la revue annuelle de l'École des Arts Décoratifs, placée sous le signe complexe et ambivalent de « TRANS », recouvrant les diverses manières de transgresser (l'identité, la textualité, le codage, la formation, etc.). Après un nom,...
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The autonomous city: A history of urban squatting. 2nd edition
The Autonomous City is the first popular history of squatting as practised in Europe and North America. Alex Vasudevan retraces the struggle for housing in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Detroit, Hamburg, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, and Vancouver. He looks at...
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Black futures
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Black futures
What does it mean to be Black and alive right now? Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have brought together this collection of work—images, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more—to tell the story of the radical, imaginative, provocative,...
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Feminist city: a field guide
Leslie Kern wants your city to be feminist. An intrepid feminist geographer, Kern combines memoir, theory, pop culture, and geography in this collection of essays that invites the reader to think differently about city spaces and city life. From the...
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Party studies: Home gatherings, flat events, festive pedagogy and refiguring the hangover
The party as a model for new forms of togetherness, with examples from communist Hungary and Spain. From social get-together to scenes of delirium, this publication aims to unpack the party as a complex, vertiginous construct that provides a dynamic...
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Collectif Brasa : Textes à lire à voix haute
Textes à lire à voix haute réunit les textes de quinze auteur·ices contemporain·es brésilien·nes qui abordent les notions de soin et de privilège, dans une perspective de critique transféministe, antiraciste et décoloniale. Indépendant, politique et poétique, l'ouvrage assemble des poèmes,...
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The social life of small urban spaces
In 1980, William H. Whyte published the findings from his revolutionary Street Life Project in The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. Both the book and the accompanying film were instantly labeled classics, and launched a mini-revolution in the planning...
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Glitch feminism: A manifesto
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Glitch feminism: A manifesto
The divide between the digital and the real world no longer exists. We are connected all the time. How do we find out who we are in this digital era? Where do we create the space to explore our identity?...
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