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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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 of Mahcine.

Description The first English-language study of NSK-one of the contemporary art world’s most radical forces-with particular focus on the performances and productions of NSK’s musical and conceptual division, Laibach.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. If you only like the music, then you may want to pass. Anyone who has worked in a large corporation will get this because there is nothing that stops business productivity more than literally following a company’s procedures to the letter.

As Slavoj Zizek writes in his foreword, “Today, the lesson of Laibach is more pertinent than ever.


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Alenka Zupancic, a Slovenian psychoanalytic theorist and philosopher, teaches at the European Graduate School and is a researcher laibqch the Institute of Philosophy at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and the Arts. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Dispatched from the UK in 10 business days When will my order arrive? Add both to Cart Add both to List.

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.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Write a customer review. His investigation of the relationships between conceptual content, stylistic method, and ideological subtext demonstrates the relevance of NSK in general and Laibach in particular to current debates about culture, power, war, politics, globalization, the marketplace, and life interrogatin.

Interrogation Machine – Laibach and NSK

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. From inside the book. But, I always saw it as an aesthetic statement, often intended with humor behind it. The Not-Two Lorenzo Chiesa. Monroe analyzes the paradoxes, perplexities, and traumas of NSK’s work at its deepest levels. The author seems a fan who covered the band as a dissertation topic, not first and foremost research. 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 of Yugoslavia.


The Puppet and the Dwarf Slavoj Zizek.

Within the NSK organization are a number of divisions, the best-known of which is Laibach, an alternative music group known for its blending of popular culture with subversive politics, high art with underground provocation-reflecting the political and cultural chaos of its time. Book ratings by Goodreads. Interrogation Machine Alexei Monroe. He has published many articles on contemporary music, culture, and politics and is the author of the Interrpgation Machine blog.

So, Laibach bring forward the instinctive human desires for power and purity within a group and turns it into an aesthetic experience. Monroe’s writing is accessible and potent, making for the best and most thought-provoking art book of the year so far.

Review Are you a totalitarian or do you just play one on TV? Alexei Monroe not only describes this explosion but transmits its energy to the reader. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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