Joker (2019) is not an ordinary superhero film. Rather than reinforcing the familiar dualism of the previous Batman films, Joker breaks down the hero/villain paradigm and replaces it with something more multifaceted and uncomfortable.Continue reading Joker; When Tragedy becomes Comedy
In this first edition of the series The French Voice, we present our interview with Sandra Laugier. Continue reading The French Voice: Sandra Laugier
Film director Ken Loach builds a strong case against the human cost of the gig-economy in his latest movie Sorry we missed you. It is also a thoroughly political film, about things we regard as ordinary, not seeing what is just in front of our eyes. It shows the essential vulnerability of human experience. The political nature of care ethics is paramount.Continue reading Reflections on ‘Sorry we missed you’
The current discourse on the Ethics of Care in France has great potential to contribute to the broader international discussion surrounding the Ethics of Care. Continue reading The French Voice
In 2016, the Dutch artist Yasmijn Karhof spent three months as artist-in-residence in the psychiatric ward at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn NYC (USA). Integral to her artistic practice is the expression of the subjective experience of reality in a visual context.
This spring, the fifth volume in the series Ethics of Care will be published: Care Ethics. The Introduction of Care as Political Category by Fabienne Brugère (France). Continue reading Care as Political Category