By Anita Chari

Anita Chari revives the foremost idea of reification from Marx and the Frankfurt college to focus on the resistance to neoliberal capitalism now forming on the point of political economic system and the extra sensate, experiential point of subjective transformation. studying artwork by way of Oliver Ressler, Zanny Begg, Claire Fontaine, Jason Lazarus, and Mika Rottenberg, in addition to the politics of Occupy Wall highway, Chari identifies practices by which artists and activists have challenged neoliberalism’s social and political logics. through positioning the topic in uncomfortable or very unlikely destinations of wish, useful orientation, and remark, such practices reveal neoliberal capitalism’s inherent tensions and contradictions.

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