‘LAIBACH: A Film From Slovenia’ by Chris Bohn, Daniel Landin & Peter Vezjak

DOWNLOAD(.mkv) LAIBACH: A Film From Slovenia provides a glimpse into the enigma of the industrial punk band Laibach formed in 1980’s Yugoslavia more than four decades ago. Here Laibach describe their work in their own words; giving a sense of their music and drama, as well as a glimpse of the post-Yugoslav and Slovene influencesContinue reading “‘LAIBACH: A Film From Slovenia’ by Chris Bohn, Daniel Landin & Peter Vezjak”

‘Interrogation Machine: Laibach and NSK’ by Alexei Monroe | Foreword by Slavoj Žižek

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) The first English-language study of NSK—one of the contemporary art world’s most radical forces—with particular focus on the performances and productions of NSK’s musical and conceptual division, Laibach. NSK is considered by many to be the last true avant-garde of the twentieth century and the most consistently challenging artistic force in Europe today. TheContinue reading “‘Interrogation Machine: Laibach and NSK’ by Alexei Monroe | Foreword by Slavoj Žižek”

‘Sarajevo: State in Time | A story of Laibach & NSK’ by Benjamin Jung, Théo Meurisse

DOWNLOAD(.mp4) Besieged Sarajevo, 1995. The inhabitants have now been living under the siege for three years and their daily life has become a nightmare due to the shellfire and the snipers. While many are joining the fights, another form of resistance is rising: culture allows people to claim their humanity. While listening to a concert,Continue reading “‘Sarajevo: State in Time | A story of Laibach & NSK’ by Benjamin Jung, Théo Meurisse”

300.000vk Music Side-Project

Due to interruptions caused by apparent technical problems on the Facebook platform, which are more probably obscure ways of censorship, the TheoryReader project has lately come to a halt. The previous Facebook page and group have been lost, and a new page and a new group have been set up instead, but the obstruction ofContinue reading “300.000vk Music Side-Project”

Slavoj Žižek: ‘Vznik resnice skozi zmoto’

DOWNLOAD(.pdf) Začnimo z morda ne povsem pričakovanim izhodiščem: z znamenito »Junius-brošuro« Rose Luxemburg iz leta 1915 Kriza socialne demokracije (slov. prev. v Izbranih spisih, str. 551—687). Ta spis Rose je — kot je znano — njen odgovor na teoretski in praktični zlom II. internacionale: ob začetku I. svetovne vojne so skoraj vse evropske socialnodemokratske strankeContinue reading “Slavoj Žižek: ‘Vznik resnice skozi zmoto’”

‘Neue Slowenische Kunst—Predictions of Fire’ by Michael Benson

WATCH / DOWNLOAD(.mkv) Predictions of Fire or Prerokbe ognja is a 1996 documentary film by American filmmaker Michael Benson about Neue Slowenische Kunst. In 1991, Slovenia’s quick secession from SFR Yugoslavia marked the first spark in the Yugoslav Wars that defined the first chapter of the post-cold war era. Using an inventive combination of reportage,Continue reading “‘Neue Slowenische Kunst—Predictions of Fire’ by Michael Benson”

‘Liberation Day: A Documentary Musical’ by Morten Traavik & Ugis Olte

DOWNLOAD(.mkv) Under the loving but firm guidance of an old fan turned director and cultural diplomat, and to the surprise of a whole world, the ex-Yugoslavian cult band Laibach becomes the first rock group ever to perform in the fortress state of North Korea. Confronting strict ideology and cultural differences, the band struggles to get their songsContinue reading “‘Liberation Day: A Documentary Musical’ by Morten Traavik & Ugis Olte”

‘Kant as Theoretician of Vampirism’ by Slavoj Žižek

There are pipes and pipes. Flaubert’s description of the first encounter of Madame Bovary and her lover[1] condense the entire problematic which, according to Foucault, determines the post-Kantian episteme of the 19th century: the new configuration of the axis power–knowledge caused by the incommensurability between the field of representation and the Thing, as well asContinue reading “‘Kant as Theoretician of Vampirism’ by Slavoj Žižek”

The Collected Works of Slavoj Žižek

Slavoj Žižek is a Philosopher and Psychoanalytic social theorist. He is Senior Researcher at the Department of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana; Professor at the School of Law and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London; Distinguished Scholar at the Kyung Hee University, Seoul; and Visiting Professor at the German Department, NewContinue reading “The Collected Works of Slavoj Žižek”