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The Orientalist: A short note on Vivan Sundaram’s work

by  Madan Gopal Singh

‘If the map is opposed to the trace, it is because its whole orientation is towards establishing contact with the real experimentally. The map does not reproduce an unconscious closed on itself; it constructs it. It contributes to the connection of fields, the freeing of body without organs, and their

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Tracking

by  Rasna Bhushan

“The subtle instrument:

Program for an avant garde:

‘The world has surely become unhinged, and only violent movements can put it all back together again. But it may be that among the instruments for doing so, there is one-tiny, fragile, which requires to be wielded delicately...’” [1]

“Breton's

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Art & Empire: On Oil, Antiquities & the War in Iraq

by  Saloni Mathur

I. VIEWING THE PLIGHT OF IRAQI ANTIQUITIES

It is undoubtedly a sign of our times that Matthew Bogdanos, the reserve Marine Corps colonel who led the investigation into the April 2003 looting of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, has become somewhat of a celebrity spokesperson for the cause of Iraqi antiquities.

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