phantom audio 6: art, fetish, object, social relations, experimental enclaves—interview of david graeber

an interesting, highly relevant audio interview by Althea Viafora-Kress of David Graeber, anarchist, professor, activist, and anthropologist author of the very informative recent book/pamphlet, Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology, among other numerous books and articles.

from the ART RADIO website:

Edition #9: David Graeber
ART TALK - The Collectors’ Forum
Sunday, 04 May 2008
First broadcast May 5, 2008

Althea Viafora-Kress and David Graeber—anthropologist, activist, and Goldsmiths lecturer—discuss the psychology of the object. Graeber distinguishes Marx’s fetishes, Mauss’ gift theory and his ideas on possibilities. He explains how Duchamp fits in, where creative actions are held, and what ‘inmaterial labor’ is. He also discusses his book Possibilities: Essays on Hierarchy, Rebellion, and Desire. Hear how these are connected to capital and where the artist fits in.

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