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Jan-Peter Voß & Nora Rigamonti 
Sensing Collectives 
Aesthetic and Political Practices Intertwined

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Are aesthetics and politics really two different things? The book takes a new look at how they intertwine, by turning from theory to practice. Case studies trace how sensory experiences are created and how collective interests are shaped. They investigate how aesthetics and politics are entangled, both in building and disrupting collective orders, in governance and innovation. This ranges from populist rallies and artistic activism over alternative lifestyles and consumer culture to corporate PR and governmental policies. Authors are academics and artists. The result is a new mapping of the intermingling and co-constitution of aesthetics and politics in engagements with collective orders.
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Jan-Peter Voß (Prof. Dr.), born 1973, heads the chair of Sociology of Politics and Governance at Technische Universität Berlin. He did his doctorate at the department of science, technology and policy studies of the University of Twente. His research is located at the intersection of sociology, political science, and science and technology studies (STS), focusing on the intertwining of epistemic, political, and aesthetic practices in late modern process of innovation and governance.
Nora Rigamonti has been working as a research associate in transdisciplinary citizen science projects at the chair of sociology of politics and governance unit at Technische Universität Berlin (TU) and at the chair of economic sociology and sociology of work at Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU). She received her Ph D on different entanglements of political and aesthetic practices and related in(ter)ventive democratic practices from TU.
Marcela Suárez (Dr.) received her Ph D in political science from Freie Universität Berlin (FU) and is an associate researcher and lecturer at the Lateinamerika-Institut at FU. She investigates the socio-political dynamics of governance, asymmetries of knowledge, techno-scientific feminisms and digital culture. Since 2018 she has been part of the research group Di Gi Tal Transformation where she is working on the project »Feminist politics and the fight against violence in the era of digitalization«.
Jacob Watson is a freelance translator and editor for sociology, philosophy, law and history. He co-runs the agency/network »Translabor« for text related tasks.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 314 ● ISBN 9783839457450 ● File size 6.4 MB ● Editor Jan-Peter Voß & Nora Rigamonti ● Publisher transcript Verlag ● City Bielefeld ● Country DE ● Published 2023 ● Edition 1 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 7780247 ● Copy protection Social DRM

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