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Alan is "a Marxist whose practice is situated within this Political ideology! For me what is important is 'tendency'. Don't get me wrong-just because my position is known, cultural production is an infinite and has un-determined outcomes. But my practice is always situated in language. The page is an intro for like minded peeps! And not for philosophical speculation. I don't want to get drawn in to philosophical propositions on that page! I want people to take an interest in me because I'm a Marxist. So are you a Marxist [...]? Would you like to discuss Art and Marxism?"

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"The author is essentially a producer who works up certain given materials into a new product. The author does not make the materials with which he works: forms, values, myths, symbols, ideologies, come to him already worked-upon, as the worker in a car-assembly plant fashions his product from already-processed materials” Pierre Macherey.


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