Capitalist Realisms

CAPITALIST REALISMS, GROUP EXHIBITION

Exhibition Event 13th of November, 6pm–9pm
Exhibition Event is open to the public Exhibition runs from 13th of November to 3pm, 26th of November 2015.


“Inner necessity; it’s a kind of tragedy when somebody confronts what they can’t walk away from. Part of the grandeur of Oedipus is that he doesn’t and can’t and won’t walk away from the horror of the real.” Eagleton is now serious, dead serious, and reaches for James Joyce’s famous line that “history is a nightmare from which I am trying to awaken”. Then, in an instant, he is suddenly back in from the cold with, “And it was Woody Allen who said ‘History is a nightmare through which I am trying to get some sleep.’” Times Higher Education Interview with Terry Eagleton. If the images are surreal, so is the world we live in. I’m not into horror or I would supply some of those. As for Australia’s treatment of refugees, unspeakable….inexpressible, but needful of truth.

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