# 126 | The body gold | Elvan Zabunyan

This is how Elvan Zabunyan summarizes the status of this precious and coveted metal,  intrinsically linked with the history of slavery. The author unveils a significant reversal in this status : the men and women of soul and hip hop using gold, in the shape of heavy chains, most notably, in order to re-capture ...

# 125 | Exhibiting economic knowledge: esthetic spaces and dismal science | Sophie Cras

Putting the economy on show. Circumstances, it seems, have converged to give the economy an abstract dimension, keeping people at bay by impressing without convincing. With a long-held interest in artistic knowledge on the subject at hand, Sophie Cras has opened a new path of investigation. She questions how the economy has been exhibited since ...

#119 | American things | Edward J. Sullivan

“American things: true, metaphorical and anachronistic stories of trauma, colonialism, slavery, racism and social terror, through the ages and the worlds of the hemisphere”: this lengthy title given by Edward Sullivan to his paper relocates our research subject in the current historical context. The author outlines here what he calls his “imaginary exhibition” by ...