What has happened to poetic language in the course of a century of abstraction? What is happening to the social body, what is happening to the erotic body in the digital age? Finance as a language. The limits of language and the limits of the world. Poetry as excess. Poetry is the coming back of the body in the space of financial abstraction.
The Italian philosopher Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi was born 65 years ago in Bologna. He was the founder of the magazine a/traverso and an animator of the Italian movement of Autonomia. He has published “The Soul at Work”, “The Uprising” and “Heroes”. His next book “and – Phenomenology of the End” will be published by semiotext(e) at the end of the year.