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FUTURE: DECOLONIZING THE WHITE MATRIX OF POWER

These days, the occident’s preoccupation is fatigue: tired of decolonizing universities, monuments, histories, and knowledge. But the white matrix of power is essentially working as a parasitic system: constantly sucking the lives, politics, and future from the “others.” White racism identifies with denial, and this is a key strategy towards racial discrimination and the maintenance of privilege to diminishing responsibility.[…]

This contribution is part of Issue 15: DECOLOMANIA, on art history, the history of politics, and the history of theory: all of them colonized and colonizing, much like our very selves.

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Rasni kapitalizem. Intersekcionalnost spolnosti, bojev in mejnih teles

Journal for the Critique of Science, Imagination, and New Anthropology, entitled “Racial Capitalism. Intersectionality of Sexuality, Struggles and Bodies as Borders” (ČKZ, no.281, 2020, Ljubljana).

Edited by Tjaša Kancler and Marina Gržinić

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East European Feminisms: Interview with Marina Gržinić

The question remains whether European queer politics can be seen without a more precise re-elaboration of the relation between queer – and the other two constructed social categories of nationality, and race? And if we erase race from our critical framework of queer, our conceptualisation of queer (in the relation to nation-State and its processes of racialisations) – wouldn’t our institutionalised, structural and social racism(s) end up naturalising what as feminist thinkers and activists we would wish to denaturalise?

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Obvarovati moramo življenja in preprečiti militarizacijo

Marina Gržinić pojasnjuje, kako je globalna pandemija, ki zahteva določene omejitve, sovpadla z nastopom vlade, ki se zgleduje po orbanovi politiki militarizacije in fašizacije družbe. ”A vendar moramo ta dva procesa ločiti – zato je prva zahteva preživeti – ohraniti vsako in čim več življenj.”

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New website documentation KONTAKT – COLLECTION / 2019

Excerpt text by Marina Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki about Gržinić /Šmid

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O tehnologiji, feminizmu in umetnosti od devedesetih let do danes

Pozdravljeni, drage poslušalke, dragi poslušalci. Svoji 25. obletnici ravnokar obhajata dva domača mednarodna festivala: Mednarodni festival sodobnih umetnosti Mesto žensk, krajše Mesto žensk, in Mednarodni festival računalniške umetnosti, krajše MFRU. Ob tej priložnosti smo se pogovarjali z Marino Gržinić, filozofinjo,

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The Japanese online art magazine: Artscape

Mika Maruyama, 15th of April 2019, Vienna

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Bilokacija (Bilocation) (1990)

Post-socialism + Retroavant garde + Irwin, video, 1997

Deklica z oranžo (The Girl With Orange) (1987)

Moscow Portraits (1990)

Cindy Sherman or Hysteria Production Presents a Reconstruction of Sherman’s Photographs (1984)

Trenutki odločitve (Moments of Decision) (1985)

Labirint (Labyrinth) (1993)