Three Crises: 30s - 70s - Today Social Classes in Historical Flux

In this lecture Brian Holmes presents some initial conclusions from the ongoing research project "Three Crises", which examines the deep roots and possible consequences of the current economic turmoil. Holmes began his work as an activist art critic. In this project, he and his collaborators are trying to grasp the changing forms of the capitalist democracies

About Brian Holmes
Brian Holmes is a freelance cultural critic with a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from University of California-Berkeley. He is the author of three books: Hieroglyphs of the Future: Art & Politics in a Networked Era, 2002; Unleashing the Collective Phantoms: Essays in Reverse Imagineering, 2007; and Escape the Overcode: Activist Art in the Control Society, 2009.