Via Ricardo Andres Labra Mocarquer
Symposium in Santiago, Chile. November.
The way “things” are analyzed in the contemporary world had changed, from antiquarians to different approaches in social science, philosophy, arts, arquitecture and other discipline witch have ascertained the importance of the role that objects play in societies.
The objects with which we interact predetermine the existence of various struggles around certain economics of power in the contemporary world. Tools, technologies, images, all of these can become agents on the road to empowerment or inequality, ranging from the performative elements of current or daily protests to the mechanisms of vigilance and repression.
We would like to invite scholars in various disciplines to join us in discussing the role of objects in the ways politics is conceived and practiced.…