Low Theory (Introduction to "Queer Art of Failure")

This is translation into Ukrainian of the Introduction to The Queer Art of Failure by Judith Halberstam (Duke University Press, 2011). To read the Ukrainian version, please click on the language switch button above.

In the paper, Judith Halberstam argues that we should historicize the contemporary understanding of success and failure. The healthy critique of static models of success is a crucial condition in looking for alternative ways of social interactions, another than those already prescribed for the liberal and consumer subject. “Failure offers different rewards” – Halberstam claims. What rewards? About spongy relation to life read in the Introduction to “The Queer Art of Failure”. 

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