Against Dead Time

@article{Russell2002AgainstDT,
  title={Against Dead Time},
  author={Conrad Russell},
  journal={Time \& Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={11},
  pages={193 - 208}
}
  • C. Russell
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • Art
  • Time & Society
This article connects Virilio's critique of speed with Surrealist and Situationist writings attacking the homogeneous time of the commodity, which themselves echo Benjamin and Bergson. I suggest here that these authors can all be seen as taking a Romantic stance against the perceived reification and abstraction inherent in modernity and its dominant time. Further, they share a concern with interrupting modernity's homogeneous time, to usher in more authentic forms of duration. I suggest… 
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