Federico Campagna, from online publishing platform Through Europe, chairs this discussion between Nina Power and Franco Berardi Bifo, two figures renowned both for their combination of critical thought and direct action.
In addition to the scheduled programme, Charlie Woolley and Huw Lemmey went through the archival material and copies of Class War on display with Ian Bone. Huw also caught up with Alex Andrew, discussing the development of neo-liberal rhetoric and self organisation.
Nina Power is a cultural critic, social theorist, philosopher and translator. She is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Roehampton University and the author of One-Dimensional Woman. She served as both editor and translator (with Alberto Toscano) of Alain Badiou’s On Beckett.
Franco Berardi Bifo is an Italian communist philosopher, theorist and activist in the autonomist tradition, whose work mainly focuses on the role of the media and information technology within post-industrial capitalism.