#LostInMigration

By | June 12th, 2018|LRO|

#LostInMigration could be the syntagm of our times for millions of people across the globe who have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war. As Human Flow , an epic film journey directed by Ai Weiwei shows, the contemporary moment may be the greatest human displacement since World War II. [...]

The Future of England’s Impolitic Body Jouissant

By | July 2nd, 2016|LRO 41|

​It is an impolitic demand, then, in the sense of not being shrewd or judicious certainly, but also im-political in the sense that the demand corresponds to no traditional political ideal, neither of universality or economic self interest, other than to be treated as one-all-alone. It is a demand to be accorded a special deal [...]

Sexercise: The Real Work(ed) Out?

By | October 16th, 2015|LRO 04|

Kylie Minogue to the British National Health Service, sexercise involves turning the bedroom into a gym, and the gym into a training ground for the bedroom. It pushes sex toward self-improvement, with the aim of attaining ‘peak performance’: we must all aspire to be elite erotic athletes, constantly striving to exceed our previous personal bests. [...]