[artinfo] Lies, Lawlessness and Disbelief: An Attempt at Thinking Art and Capital
marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Tue Aug 7 14:36:52 CEST 2012
Lies, Lawlessness and Disbelief: An Attempt at Thinking Art and Capital.
By Katie McCain.
Download PDF of whole essay here
McCain discusses how capitalism has become on the one hand
all-encompassing and on the other utterly unreal. Arguing that we
need to be prepared to think the impossible so that resistance is
able to grow. It attempts to weave an account in which system failure
is seen as a point of rupture, whether in legislation, bureaucracy or
Katie McCain is a Canadian artist based in Berlin. She received her
BFA from Concordia University and her MFA from Glasgow School of Art.
Her work has been shown internationally, including shows in Montreal,
Glasgow and Berlin.
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