Images occupy a privileged position in the whole framework of fictions, gestures and actions that make up our daily reality. Deliberately arranged, manipulated and shared, they have become undisputed agents that operate beyond the territory that, since modernity, has been defined as aesthetic –and which the Art Institution has inherited. For its affective capacity, its maddening traffic, its connection with the bodies, this issue of Re-visiones not only invites to critically rethink the whole field that the digitalisation of the world has put into circulation, but also to put spatial and temporal strain on concepts that are today thought ‘undercommons’ with others that have concerned us in moments of struggle with the public sphere or the popular, all that broke out in the great hope of the ‘cultural revolution’. We welcome articles that prompt to think of the discontent that underlies the forms of culture required for any community yet to come.
Receipt of original texts: 1st June 2017 (call closed)