Biopower and Security

[Presented at the conference “La biopolitique outre atlantique après Foucault”, 77ème congrès de l’ACFAS, l’Université d’Ottawa] In L’histoire de la sexualité, La volonté de savoir, Michel Foucault defines biopower as the practices engaged by the modern state to effect an “explosion, donc, de techniques diverses et…

«Phlight» Patterns

[My participation in the installation, Phlight, with Simon Tyszko (2008), London, Saatchi Gallery] The best meal I have eaten in London to date was under a sleek, stainless steel, DC-3 Dakota airplane wing in the middle of a flat in South London.  Simon Tyszko’s «Phlight» installation collapses…