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By Julian Jason Haladyn

ISBN-10: 1782799982

ISBN-13: 9781782799986

Boredom and artwork examines using boredom as a method in sleek and modern paintings to withstand or frustrate the consequences of consumerism and capitalism. This publication lines the emergence of what Haladyn phrases the desire to boredom during which artists, writers and philosophers actively try and use the shortcoming of curiosity inherent within the country of being 'bored' to problem humans. rather than accepting the prescribed meanings of existence given to us via purchaser or mass tradition, boredom represents the opportunity of growing that means: ‘a threshold of significant deeds’ in Walter Benjamin’s memorable wording. it's this belief of boredom as a favorable adventure of contemporary subjectivity that's the major serious place of Haladyn's research, during which he proposes that boredom is utilized by artists as a kind of aesthetic resistance that, at its so much optimistic, is the need to boredom.

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