guerrilla performance

Translated by Olga Vuković

Any man today can lay claim
to being filmed.

Walter Benjamin    

In the concluding paragraph of his legendary essay ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’ Walter Benjamin outlines a critique of the Fascist aestheticisation of politics. His crucial, and later frequently quoted, conclusion is encapsulated in the last two sentences: “This is the situation of politics which Fascism is rendering aesthetic. Communism responds by politicising art.” Read more