Aesthetic of Resistance
The book as an outcome of Jacobi's artistic research provides an understanding of the aesthetic language that emerges from these events.
Building on how the uprisings on Tahrir Square led into the global wave of protests in 2011/2012 (like Occupy Wall Street in USA, M15 in Spain, Gezi Park in Istanbul) and how against this background an aesthetics of resistance articulates how politics of consent are reconstituted through performative acts. Even when these are resituated into complex, democratic, and mediatized fronts to challenge power.
Terms like Active Time, Aesthetics, Another World, Apotheosis of Revolt, Barricades, Black Bloc, Cloning, Collective Body, Constructed Situation, Dead Time, Eros Effect, Exodus, Headless, Kettle, Militant, Multitext, Policing, Resonance, Sci-Fi Warriors, Sense-Event, Temporary Autonomous Zone, Transcendence, Troublemakers, Turmoil, Verfremdung and Violence are explored both as discursive themes and as aesthetic tools in the scripts and performances collected or performed by Jacobi and others.