Dunkirk and the Art of War: Christopher Nolan’s Oppressive Aesthetic

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk has won universal critical acclaim for its attempt to authentically reproduce the evacuation of soldiers from Dunkirk. Nolan’s movie has been hailed as the artistic zenith of the war film; a masterclass in temporal and spatial elasticity, weaving together a triplet of narratives told across one week, one day, and one hour,…

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Repoliticising Depression: Late Mark Fisher’s Vital Lesson

On the 13th of January 2017 British writer, thinker and theorist Mark Fisher committed suicide. Fisher, working as a visiting lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London had started his academic career by completing a PhD in ‘Cybernetic Theory Fiction’ at the University of Warwick. However, most of Fisher’s most important work took place outside of…

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