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    ISBN: 9781772012859 | Paperback

    112 pages | Pub. Date: 20210329
    6 W × 9 H × .3 D inches
    Frontlist | Poetry | Bisac: POE011000
    Rights: WORLD


still interrogates alienated interiority. It begins with a body, with materiality that slowly morphs, extends, spills, and oozes. A self-withdrawn, hidden presence: silent inactivity, affective and extractive capitalism, surveillance and commodification of behaviour, non-participation, withdrawn complicity, non-subjectivity and refusing a gaze, paralysis in time of crisis – what non-doing undoes.

A powerful follow-up to Jamali Rad’s for love and autonomy, still proposes an alternative to action, a way to be the wrench in the cogs of the machine, a way to jam the signal by refusing receptivity. still disclaims language, writes without writing, divests in itself, is non-living and unlife. This book begins and ends in emptiness.

“After the revolution, shopping. Bonus: the drive for and failures of identity. Ennui’s not right. We inhabit something more banal and more miserable than that. Is there enough of a subject even left to feel? still persists. It might prefer to be immobile, but it can’t help seeking movement – toward light? or dissipation? – in spite of all the fight and thought it comes after. Anahita Jamali Rad is brilliant in their capture of this problem. Read it because you need to un/feel it with them.”
—Larissa Lai

By Anahita Jamali Rad

Anahita Jamali Rad is a text-forward artist born in Iran and currently based in Tiohtià꞉ke on the Traditional Territory of the Kanienʼkehá꞉ka.

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