Decapitated Economies

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… a book of provocation, wherein the reader-as-exhibition-viewer learns that the “head,” despite its interminable rule over the body, necessarily underestimates the sophistication of corporeal desire when such desire is unleashed in accord with the principles of a general economy.  


Decapitated Economies. With contributions by Nora Al-Badri, D.T. Cochrane, Finn Brunton & Sara Dean, Amanda DeLisio, Kelly Jazvac, Thomas Kaiser, Renan Laru-An, Armin Linke, Nashin Mahtani & Junichi Ushiba, MAP Office, Hannah Meszaros Martin, Jeff Monaghan, Skye Moret, Vincent Normand, Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, Nina Power, Priyanka Basu & Steve Rowell, AbdouMaliq Simone, Tim Furstnau & Andrea Steves (Museum of Capitalism), Xiaoyu Weng, and others.


Edited by Anna-Sophie Springer & Etienne Turpin

Design by Katharina Tauer


340 Pages, 13 x 21 cm

Color & black/white images

Softcover, thread-bound

ISBN 978-3-9818635-3-6


Co-published by K. Verlag and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Made possible by the Schering Stiftung.


Forthcoming end of 2018


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