Category Archives: Pierre Clastres

The Ethico-Aesthetic Paradigm: Tribal Assemblages and Space Rock

Here is a transcript of the talk I delivered at the Royal Academy for the GSK Contemporaries. The evening was titled Psychosomatic Acid Test and hosted by Mark Titchner. My mini-lecture preceded a Hawkwind tribute band, Evel Gazebo, who played … Continue reading

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Archaeology of Violence

I’ve just finished reading Pierre Clastres’ impressive 1979 book Archaeology of Violence, a study of power relations in Amazon tribes he and his wife lived with on the Peruvian-Brazilian border during the the Seventies. I was curious about the connective … Continue reading

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