Modernity Without a Project: Essay on the Void Called Contemporary

Published: 01/03/2015

This provocative and interesting book argues that the celebratory discourse of ‘the contemporary’ is not as innocent as it seems, but is geared towards cancelling out or negating the capital-unfriendly scepticism of modernism and postmodernism. This study contributes significantly to the field of what might be termed critical cultural studies, particularly with regard to the[…]

Publishing Manifesto: The Medieval Archipelago

PUBLISHING MANIFESTO: THE MEDIEVAL ARCHIPELAGO Conversation recorded with Eileen Joy and Léopold Lambert in New York on September 27, 2013. Every publishing house constructs an editorial line of its own. Sometimes it has to do with the topic, sometimes with a question, sometimes with the author. In the case of punctum books however, the editorial line[…]