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Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Apr 1, , Rajko Mursic and others published Interrogation Machine: Laibach and NSK. There has been a common attitude amongst critics that it would be too easy, and unjust, to understand Laibach and NSK simply as a more ‘advanced’ version of. Dr. Alexei Monroe’s book “Interrogation Machine – Laibach and NSK”, with particular focus on the performances and productions of Laibach.

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As Slavoj Zizek writes in his foreword, “Today, the lesson of Laibach is more pertinent than ever. The authors description of Laibach audiences including both right wing skinheads and left wingers touches on this.

Interrogation Machine – Laibach and NSK

It’s truly interesting to reflect on how power structures actually benefit from people not believing in them rather than believing. Laibacb bigger idea is that Slovenia became part of the world by becoming itself.

The Soviet Plunder of Europe’s Art Treasures This book is for intelligent troublemakers everywhere and a must for those who would learn how to challenge any state hegemony through art.

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Interrogation Machine : Laibach and NSK

It’s a question that’s long plagued the NSK art collective. It’s much more of a situation like in the movie Inyerrogation Matrix where as long as people know they have a choice at some level, they are willing to go along. Following the story of NSK, we see how artists can open up the cracks in belief systems, whatever their political orientation, through a precise combination of pop culture and critical engagement.


He flat interrogatkon states that there are some chapters that people may want to skip and that that’s just fine. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Lacan at the Scene Henry Bond.

It’s brilliantly answered by critic Alexei Monroe macgine Interrogation Machine, the first substantial English work on the collective How have these icons of totalitarianism inspired the politically subversive aesthetic interventions of Laibach and the NSK art collective?

Laibafh to Know Us. But, I always saw it as an aesthetic statement, often intended with humor behind it. Add both to Cart Add both to List. We can express it, enjoy it, and participate Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Its work—in fields including experimental music and theater, painting, philosophy, writing, performance, and design—has an international following and a powerful and specific cultural context. Which I still believe it is. Share your thoughts with other customers. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Ships maachine and sold by indoobestsellers.

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The acronym refers to Neue Slowenische Kunst, a Slovene collective that emerged in the wake of Tito’s death and was shaped by the breakup interrogwtion Yugoslavia. NSK is considered by many to be the last true avant-garde of the twentieth century and the most consistently challenging artistic force in Eastern Europe today.

Monroe uses a variety of theoretical and historical approaches, as is appropriate to the shifting and elusive nature of his subject.

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In Interrogation Machine, Alexei Monroe offers the first critical appraisal of the entire NSK phenomenon, from its elaborate organizational structure and its internal logics to its controversial public actions. It was nice someone made coverage of laibach and NSK – but it didn’t seem to include actually researching the content – just discussing bsk impressions in Postmodern manner. NSK is considered by many to be the last true avant-garde of the twentieth century and the most consistently challenging artistic force in Eastern Europe today.

I get that this is partially true but to me the case is weaker. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.