These texts are an attempt at “Arendtian thinking” – alternately what might be called “Critical Aesthetics” – within the combined fields of art, theory and politics. The authorial intention here, following Hannah Arendt, is to “undo, unfreeze, as it were, what language, the medium of thinking has frozen into thought (concepts, sentences, definitions, doctrines).” In so doing, all essays return to the collective memory of a given historical event as a springboard for contemporary commentary.

Beirut Lab: 1975 (2020)
The Hermeneutic Impulse
Curating as a Verb
In Praise of Heretics
Faces of Consciousness
Abstract Space
Art of The Impossible
A Case for Oscar Masotta
On Discourse as Monument
Two Walls: 1989