Marc James Léger
Marc James Léger

Marc James Léger is an artist, writer and educator living in Montreal. His essays in cultural theory have been published in such places as Afterimage, Art Journal, Art Papers, C Magazine, Etc, FUSE, Inter, Parachute, Public, Creative Industries Journal, Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, Left Curve, Monthly Review, Reviews in Cultural Theory, Topia, RACAR, Radical Criminology, On Curating, Third Text, One+One Filmmakers Journal and the Canadian Journal of Film Studies. He is editor of Bruce Barber's collected essays and interviews in Performance, [Performance] and Performers (YYZBOOKS, 2007) and in Littoral Art and Communicative Action (Common Ground, 2013). He is also editor of Culture and Contestation in the New Century (Intellect, 2011) and of The Idea of the Avant Garde - And What It Means Today (Manchester University Press and Left Curve, 2014). Forthcoming is a book of essays on film titled Drive In Cinema: Essays on Film, Theory and Politics (Intellect, 2015).


Books by Marc James Léger

Brave New Avant Garde

Essays on Contemporary Art and Politics

Feb 2012

Brave New Avant Garde provides an unexpected exploration of critical strategies for anticapitalist cultural theory and practice.

Neoliberal Undead, The:

Essays on Contemporary Art and Politics

May 2013

Charting new directions for cultural theory and practice and offering alternatives to the project of neoliberal class restoration.

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