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“Abundant futures”: the anti-human gaze of a historically exhausted system

14 April, 2022 · Plastic Arts

Artwork by Ernesto Neto in "Abundant Futures", an artist who has spent the last few years focused on creating immersive works about fertility and the female reproductive system.
Artwork by Ernesto Neto in "Abundant Futures", an artist who has spent the last few years focused on creating immersive works about fertility and the female reproductive system.

undant Futures” of the “TBA21 Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art” collection, however, clearly shows that neither the Art of the bourgeoisie nor its most “sensitive” members can even imagine a decent future for the human species whose social work they organize. For them abundance means scarcity just as peace means war.

Culture and the pandemic

3 December, 2020 · Global situation

The more contradictions the system suffers, the more difficult it is to maintain accumulation, the more it needs to atomize and deny us as a class. In doing so, it also destroys what would allow us to better resist the daily consequences of such exploitation: from solidarity among friends and neighbors to family relations, to such basic things as eating decently or keeping our morals up. One cannot separate struggles in the workplace from action in the neighborhoods to defend ourselves from the effects of atomization and to strengthen our capacity for grouping and resistance.