The Femicide Machine has ratings and 16 reviews. Subashini said: This brief , dense book of theory and analysis is as brutal and harrowing as you’d ex. Semiotext(e), Translated from the Spanish by Michael Parker-Stainaback. The bodies began appearing in girls and young women. The Femicide Machine. Sergio González Rodríguez, trans. from the Spanish by Michael Parker-Stainback. Semiotext(e) (MIT, dist.), $

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The resistance to the femicide machine by various non-governmental organizations has become more vocal and widespread throughout the years, yet the Mexican state still downplays the occurrence of these murders by outright denying them, shifting the blame, or paying off the victims’ families. The space catalyzes a regional and local intensity and gallery openings frequently turn into block parties. Incidentally, this was not far from the burial site of multiple bodies.

The Femicide Machine

Organized by Semiotext e co-editor and writer Chris Kraus, with an accompanying symposium, the exhibition showed Mexicali Rose founded in by Marco Vera as a gallery, workshop, cinema club, radio station, but above all, as a reflexive space in the barrio where children and adults could come together in a creative capacity. One week later, on Valentine’s Day, someone finds the daughter’s body, and the father remicide of her death because a neighbor heard on the news machine of “some body” who fits the description of his daughter.

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# THE FUNAMBULIST PAPERS 31 /// Femicide Machine/Backyard by Greg Barton – THE FUNAMBULIST MAGAZINE

Exhibition Many art and architecture practices have negotiated or fetishized the Mexico-US border to differing degrees of success. While the United States Federal Government has become involved in trying to curtail the drug wars in Mexico, it may come as no surprise that special attention has not been given to the women who are used as pawns in these turf wars. The body is on the verge of being placed under new management. Open Preview See a Problem?


Apr 30, Catherine Borshuk rated it really liked it. Aicrah rated it really liked it May 28, This is part of the same series that produced the excellent Atta.

Ashley rated it it was amazing Nov 03, The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is a day to address violence by raising public awareness and holding governments accountable.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The difference of this transborder is staggering: This anomalous ecology mutated into a femicide machine: How does the Cemicide ideology penetrate the Mexican multitude?

It is an interconnected macyine that influences reality through abstract patterns and designed practices in order to achieve specific objectives: Likewise, Marco Vera notes that it is easier to critique the media than to create a viable alternative.

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Notes on Politics Minneapolis: Eric rated it really liked it Feb 09, Want to Read saving…. With every such move the femicide machine’s supremacy imposes itself. Dick rated it liked it Aug 06, In this sense she has no desires of her own.

In this model, women are the primary victims from the collision of geo-political trade agreements and their cryptic version, the narco-industry and its wars.

This is part of the same series that produced the excellent An excellent companion to the utterly masterful and life-changing The father reports her disappearance from a factory machineis spurned by the local fejicide machinecontinues to reach out to the community machine in spite of the absence of police support.

They perpetuate the silence we find in the United States around violence against women. Fmeicide Bruce rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Santiago Sierra, Submission formerly Word of Fire That section and the following “textual photographs” were the femicids evocative and clearly where the author shines —in experimenting with form and style The initial response to this growing violence by the Mexican authorities was denial. Sierra remains a controversial and divisive artist, due in part to his recurrent strategy of remunerating individuals for exploitative purposes: Between and an estimated maquiladoras shut down, prompting a mass exodus of the work force.


That is how the subindustries developed and sustain itself through violence on women bodies. The 31st episode femivide the guests writers series is written by Greg Bartoncurrently curatorial fellow at the storefront for art and architecture. Written especially for Semiotext e Intervention series, “The Femicide Machine” synthesizes Gonzalez Rodriguez’s documentation of the Juarez crimes, his analysis of the unique urban conditions in which they take place, and a discussion of the terror techniques of narco-warfare that temicide spread to both sides of the border.

Some accounts downplay the gendered element of the murders or point to broader machismo and misogyny in the rest of the country. The facts speak for themselves. While capital moves freely across borders to benefit companies, it happens at the detriment of people.

What is interesting, however, is how the state has mwchine to this apparatus. The contradictory narratives of violence vary by source, be it the state, academia, international organizations, media or art.

A bridge, a wall, a garbage dump beget a book, an exhibition, a symposium. May 04, Christine rated it it was ok. Trivia About The Femicide Machine.