WED 30.03.: Lecture Alexei Penzin: “Sleep, Politics and Subjectivity”

Shedhalle / Events / März 2011 / Wednesday March 30, 7 pm

Alexei Penzin, Shedhalle

Alexei Penzin, Shedhalle

«Sleep, Politics and Subjectivity»

Lecture by Alexei Penzin   30. March, 2011, 7 pm 

Alexei Penzin, PhD, is researcher at Institute of Philosophy Moscow and a member of the artist group “Chto Delat / What is to be done?”. Penzin is contributing author to journals on philosophy and the humanities, published in Russia and internationally. His major fields of interest are critically re-evaluated philosophical anthropology, contemporary interpretations of Marxist thought, operaist theories of post-Fordism, Foucault, postcolonial studies, interconnections of art and political praxis. His current project is a book on cultural representations of sleep in context of biopolitical regulations of life under late capitalism with working title “Rex Exsomnis. Towards a political economy of sleep”.