Movement, aesthetics, ontology

Tiainen, Milla, Katve-Kaisa Kontturi & Ilona Hongisto (2015): Movement, Aesthetics, Ontology: Generating New Materialisms in Arts and HumanitiesCultural Studies Review 21:2, 4–13.

This preface to the special section Movement, Aesthetics, Ontology: Generating New Materialisms in Arts and Humanities introduces the articles and provides the context for their inclusion. It shows how across the social sciences and humanities, new materialism and neomaterialism are increasingly being used as labels for analytical approaches that seek to reclaim the indispensable and transforming involvement of materialities in everything from political economy to everyday life and the constitution of gender, race and sexuality.

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