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Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon: Dystopian Modernism, Part 1

Lately, I have been thinking about various forms of cultural material that may be grouped up under what I like to refer to as dystopian modernism. More specifically, if modernism in its classical form was organized around a fusion between aesthetic formalism and the utopian premise of radical transformations of the world, dystopian modernism then indexes a (mainly) post-war aesthetic…

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