Weapons Workshop Artifact #1 Mase v1.1 with 3M handle, Waepons Workshop Artifact #2 Nunchucks. Image courtesy of Objet-Boutique.tumblr.com
Objet | Dean Roper and Joseph Hutchins
Objet is a two-part creative collective of KC artists, and a shop that specializes in seasonal lifestyle products and generative happenings. The images above are from an Objet weapons workshop, and yes the finished products are for sale. Objet is sincere in its disinterest. It’s (post)aestheticism in exactly the way that Adorno reacts critically on Kant’s aesthetic judgment. The (post)aestheticist diagnose the destabilization of reason and provide new interpretations of rationalistic principles of the Enlightenment that are necessarily intertwined with the current problems. The best way to ease yourself into this contemporary art movement is to read Objet co-founder Dean Roper’s interview with LVL3 Media.
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