Vera Tollmann

is a cultural scientist and freelance writer. Her work focuses on the practice and theory of the Internet, urban and digital publics, the discourse of climate change, and China’s reception in the West.

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Protest by proxy

New forms of power, new modes of resistance

Earlier this year, a hologram protest against Spain’s new “gag law” was staged in Madrid. A proxy protest fit for the age of proxy politics? Boaz Levin and Vera Tollmann weigh up the options now that power increasingly enjoys a prerogative to obscurity, while political subjects are rendered increasingly transparent.

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