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    The Aesthetics of Neutrality
    Sudeep Dasgupta

    The functional reduction of language to transparent communication manifests itself in the often violent cultural conflicts in contemporary geopolitics. Deploying Roland Barthes’ notion of “the neutral” through analyses of three artistic projects, an “aesthetics of neutrality” is figured as a counter-strategy which escapes linguistic clarity. The aesthetics of neutrality is both a cultural strategy and a political intervention that helps forge figurations which escape identitarian logic while emphasizing troublingly productive forms of being-in-relation.
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    Wider eindeutige Geschlechtlichkeit
    Jenny Schrödl

    Der Beitrag widmet sich verschiedenen Formen – und Spielräumen – des Entkommens von eindeutiger Geschlechtlichkeit am Beispiel unterschiedlicher Künstler_innen: Verkleiden (Narcissister), Verwandeln (Bridge Markland), Vermischen (Océan LeRoy) und Verzerren (Planningtorock).
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