1. “The success of a revolution should not be measured by the sublime awe of its ecstatic moments, but by the changes the big Event leaves at the level of the everyday, the day after the insurrection.“ (Slavoj Žižek)
This shift requires us to equip ourselves with a less simplistic notion of freedom as self-determination. Rather than self-determination as immediate auto-production, we should understand self-determination as the deliberate creation of ideal structures of transcendental prescription. Freedom is thus construed not as an absence of limits but as a designation of one’s own limits.
2. The OULIPO