Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Apr 1, , Rajko Mursic and others published Interrogation Machine: Laibach and NSK. There has been a common attitude amongst critics that it would be too easy, and unjust, to understand Laibach and NSK simply as a more ‘advanced’ version of. Dr. Alexei Monroe’s book “Interrogation Machine – Laibach and NSK”, with particular focus on the performances and productions of Laibach.

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The acronym refers to Neue Slowenische Interroagtion, a Slovene collective that emerged in the wake of Tito’s death and was shaped by the breakup of Yugoslavia.

NSK is considered by many to be the last true avant-garde of the twentieth century and the most consistently challenging artistic force in Eastern Europe today. How have these icons of totalitarianism inspired the politically subversive aesthetic interventions of Laibach and the NSK art collective? His investigation of the relationships between conceptual content, stylistic method, and ideological subtext laiibach the relevance of NSK in general and Laibach in particular to current debates about culture, power, war, politics, globalization, the marketplace, and life itself.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I believe that the author is correct in describing that both reactions were intended. If you naturally read philosophy and like Laibach, go for it. NSK is considered by many to be the last true avant-garde of the twentieth century and the most consistently challenging artistic force in Eastern Europe today. Monroe uses a variety of theoretical and laibxch approaches, as is appropriate to the shifting and elusive nature of his subject. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


NSK is considered by many to be the last true avant-garde of the twentieth century and the most consistently challenging artistic force in Eastern Europe today. Looking for beautiful books? He is the author of more than thirty books, including Looking Awry: Monroe analyzes the paradoxes, perplexities, and traumas of NSK’s work at its deepest levels. Again, none of this appears in the book painting might have been noted, I don’t think so though.

The Parallax View Slavoj Zizek. He flat out states that there are some chapters that people may want to skip and that that’s just fine. Laibach’s brilliance is that they allow you to see the inherent irony and humor in all of it.

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Interrogation Machine offers what is to date the most historically detailed, factually accurate, and theoretically insightful account of what is arguably the most significant artistic phenomenon in Eastern Europe since the Soviet avant-garde. The Shortest Shadow Alenka Zupancic.

Interrogation Machine – Laibach and NSK

It’s a question that’s long plagued the NSK art collective. Book ratings by Goodreads. The Monstrosity of Christ Slavoj Zizek. English Choose a language for shopping. Incontinence of the Void Slavoj Zizek. The Soviet Plunder of Europe’s Art Treasures This book is for intelligent troublemakers everywhere and a must for those who would learn how to challenge any state hegemony through art.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Interface Fantasy Andre Nusselder. It’s brilliantly answered by critic Alexei Monroe in Interrogation Machine, the first substantial English work on the collective Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories machone kids on the go. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. In Interrogation MachineAlexei Monroe offers the first critical appraisal of the entire NSK phenomenon, from its elaborate organizational structure and interrogatlon internal logics to its controversial public actions.

The result is a fascinating portrait not only of NSK but of the complex political and cultural context within which it operates. If you don’t like either the music or philosophy then I am really surprised you’re reading this review. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Although, it does have one chapter that talks about the first records. Ships from and sold by indoobestsellers.

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And, just as there was always an option for some number of people to opt out, that case exists in the West.