Slavoj Žižek: Is Karl Marx Alive, Dead or a Living Dead? Re-reading Marx in the 21st Century (audio) | South Korea | 20th June 2018


An audio recording of a talk titled Is Karl Marx Alive, Dead or a Living Dead?, attended by around 200 people, delivered by the Slovenian philosopher and theoretical psychoanalyist Slavoj Žižek at the occassion of the 12th Gwangju Biennale in South Korea on 20th July 2018.

For me, a good video game is more important than stupid high art. What forms our lives? Narratives, how we tell stories. The way that they tell stories in video games is a mega change in our narrative strategy (and) how we experience our lives. This idea of alternate reality, this idea of multiple worlds that you can find this in video games is much more interesting than so-called ‘serious art,’” Žižek concluded.