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Radical Culture Research Collective

Radical Culture Research Collective (RCRC) is a group of activists, artists, researchers and writers in Berlin, Hamburg, London (England), Montreal, London (Canada), New York, San Francisco, Tampa, Weimar and Vienna aiming to build structures and processes for critiquing the capitalist art system, reflecting on politicized artistic practices, and developing modes of a militant praxis within and without the field of art.

Our discussions  revolved around the ways in which criticality is recuperated through neo-liberal managerialism. On this blog you can find the two texts we completed and published by this group.

“The Sublime Whiff of Criticality. On the Functions of Documenta”, written for Radical Philosophy, briefly sketches some aspects of this problem using Documenta XII as a case study.

“A Very Short Critique of Relational Aesthetics” attempts to sketch a radical political critique of relational aesthetics — published on