Dora BudorOrigine I (A Stag Drinking), installation view, Istanbul Biennial, 2019.
Photo : Sahir Uğur Eren, courtesy of the artist

Monstrous Matter

Marie-Charlotte Carrier
Matter fell from grace during the twentieth century. What was once labeled as inanimate became mortal1. 1 - Karen Barad, “No Small Matter: Mushroom Clouds, Ecologies of Nothingness, and Strange Topologies of Spacetimemattering,” in Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene, eds. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan, and Nils Bubandt (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017), 103.. – Karen Barad

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