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Taxonomy of the barricade

Artist: Wolfang Scheppe

Author: Wolfgang Scheppe

Publisher: Nero Eds

Taxonomy of the barricade réunit près de 500 images provenant des archives de la préfecture de police produites durant les révoltes de mai 68. Plus de 30 ans après la fin de ces évènements, le philosophe allemand Wolfgang Scheppe propose à travers cet ouvrage une taxonomie iconographique du contrôle policier et étatique instauré à cette période.

En mettant en lumière le régime de surveillance autoritaire alors appliqué, l'ouvrage révèle ses spécificités ainsi que le déploiement de nouvelles techniques ayant pour objectif le contrôle des foules (telle que la photographie aérienne). L'iconographie assemblée par l'auteur est accompagnée d'un essai qu'il rédige et intitule "Under the leviathan's eye".

Après avoir remporté en 2019 le prix FLAT, Taxonomy of the barricade est publié par les éditions Nero en 2021.

Publication date:2023
Number of pages: 464 pages
Weight: 660 g.
Dimensions: 14 × 19.5 cm
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