Jon Lindblom

New Affinities: On Mark Fisher’s Popular Modernism

At the beginning of this year, Jon Lindblom (Faculty Berlin '19) of Modernism Unbound visited Tunisia to speak at New Affinities, a programme that develops Mark Fisher’s concept of popular modernism in Arabic, contextualised by and for the Arab World. With vast public events, New Affinities was designed with the aim of creating an intimate space, domestic in character, exploring the false dichotomy between the experimental/critical and mainstream/popular by presenting examples of popular…

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