Seminar at the Moesgaard museum near Aarhus, November 2014. The program

The “Camera as Critique"-experience at the University of Århus, “Girl with Parasol – Japan in the Photo Studio": an exposition at the National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, the Anu-research of Fosco Maraini, photo documentation in Japanese research.

Travelling from Beograd to Sarajevo, Mostar and Dubrovnik 7 weeks after the uprisings in Bosnia

Documentation, reflection, analogies, artistic research

Opstandene i de mange byer, februar 2014

Uprisings in Bosnia February 2014

An introduction to Herman Gorter's The Communist Workers' International (K.A.I.) from 1923.

The text was written in Italian in October 1973 and followed a series of studies of the German revolution in Danish and French, first and foremost “La gauche allemande et la question syndicale dans la IIIe Internationale" published in Copenhagen at the end of 1971 by Kommunistisk Program.

Introduction and translation by James Day of a chapter from my book in Danish about May 68. Published on-line by Mute.

The fusion between state-capitalism and private capitalism produced more market and more bureaucrazy at the same time. The 1989-1990 collaps of “socialism in one country" in Russia gave little by little more space for the Cheka agency and the Andropov legacy and reduced the power of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. In mainland China the opening of the market of Chinese labour power gave Western capital acces to an exploitation at a very large scale called “production of general surplus-value" by Gustav Bunzel.

Brevet er skrevet til Per Aage Brandt og lagt ud på FB i anledning af Per Aage Brandts mærkelige angreb på Politikens anmeldelse af Homo Sacer I.

Tekst skrevet som et opgør med et forsøg på nominalisme, i dette tilfælde skabelsen af en -isme, som herefter induktivt får indlagt forskellige skavanker samt påduttet en Århus-historie.

Rejsekunst mellem dokumentation og tradition. Oversættelse og forord: Carsten Juhl

Grundlæggende tekst for at forstå tilblivelsen af “mixed media": En tradition for meget omhyggelig kolorering af træsnit udfoldes og bliver til håndkoloreret fotografi: Farvefotoets udgangspunkt indsat i en kunsthistorie for Japan og den japanske modernitet. I forordet forklarer jeg lidt om denne modernitet, dens indhold og hvordan den blev fortolket og viderebragt. C.J.

Arkivet og vidnet. Oversættelse og indledning: Carsten Juhl

Den afgørende tekst om radikal desubjektivering samt om normalisering af desubjektivering. Det er her Agambens kritik af normdannelser og af normers virkemåde udfoldes. Helt i overensstemmelse med Hannah Arendts teori om det totaliserende. – Skal man forstå, hvorfor lejren er nomos for den moderne socialitet, må læseren begynde her. Resterne fra Auschwitz er applikationen, hvor Homo Sacer I indeholder teoriens grundlæggelse.

Et spørgsmål om litteratur

With an English Summary

Release of the Seminar “Images and Research”
Interventions from the Seminar about Visual Anthropology at Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus, November 17th and 18th, 2014. Organized by the Project “Camera as Cultural Critique” at the Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University, and the late Department of Art Theory and Communication at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – Schools of Visual Art.

Testimony, archive, documentation, critique of assimilation, reconsidering an anthropological legacy