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Sven Spieker

Sven Spieker teaches in the Comparative Literature Program and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a founding editor of ARTMargins, and ArtMargins Online.

Titles by This Author

Art From Bureaucracy

The typewriter, the card index, and the filing cabinet: these are technologies and modalities of the archive. To the bureaucrat, archives contain little more than garbage, paperwork no longer needed; to the historian, on the other hand, the archive’s content stands as a quasi-objective correlative of the “living” past.