constituent power of the common, Carlos Prieto del Campo

narrator Carlos Prieto del Campo
duration 23:47 min
year 2016
courtesy of MG+MSUM

The primordial tension running through the problematics of the common in this historical moment is between two aspects: the proliferation of practices of commoning, that generate other ways of producing, instituting, organizing and creating alternative forms and paths to sociality and politicity, which are really new protomodels of socioeconomic organization; and the insertion of these forms and paths into the logic of reproduction of an economic and political power structure defined by the power relations historically built by relations of capital, whose capacity of imposing its systemic tendentiality is still very high and not greatly affected by proliferating rizhomatization of the commoning. 


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