By Dr Sue Golding, Sue Golding
The 8 applied sciences of Otherness is a daring and provocative re-thinking of identities, politics, philosophy, ethics, and cultural practices. during this groundbreaking textual content, previous essentialism and binary divides cave in lower than the load of a brand new and impatient necessity. examine Sue Golding's 8 applied sciences: curiosity, noise, cruelty, urge for food, pores and skin, nomadism, illness, and living. yet why merely 8 applied sciences? And why those 8, specifically? incorporated are thirty-three artists, philosophers, filmmakers, writers, photographers, political militants, and 'pulp-theory' practitioners whose paintings (or lifestyles) has contributed to the re-thinking of 'otherness,' to which this publication bears witness, throw out a couple of clues.
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But as we are speaking specifically of a (multiple) indeterminancy as the basis for a truth, there is nothing that can be concealed in here. Or, to put this on a slightly different register, one can never discover the content of what has been forgotten. This is precisely what it is to forget; what has been forgotten has in its place: nothing. This does not mean to suggest or imply that forgetting can be identified with ‘vacuum’. As we play upon an impossible terrain of an indeterminate nothing, what is it that is able to be re-membered?
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