Gene Ray is Associate Professor in the CCC Research-based Master Program at HEAD-Genève/Geneva School of Art and Design. Ray is author of Terror and the Sublime in Art and Critical Theory (2005, 2010), co-editor of Art and Contemporary Critical Practice (2009) and Critique of Creativity (2011), and author of essays for journals including South as a State of Mind, Third Text, Brumaria, Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, Left Curve, Historical Materialism, and Yale Journal of Criticism. From 2016-2018, he was project director of The Anthropocene Atlas of Geneva.
Diasporas of the So-Called Anthropocene
Notes in the Margins of "The Anthropocene Atlas of Geneva" - An essay by Gene Ray
Gene Ray calls for a post-modernism that would fully overcome capitalist modernity and its catastrophes. From a reading of Walter Benjamin’s Thesis on the Philosophy of History and Trauerspiel, Ray invokes allegory…