Pumping Honey [chapter]

Arnd Wedemeyer
2017 Situiertes Wissen und regionale Epistemologie  
For the duration of the one hundred days of the documenta 6 in 1977, Joseph Beuys made honey flow from this slightly awkward pit, the well of a destructive esprit d'escalier, this site of a sovereignty evacuated many times over. Beuys, that is, installed his fable of the bees at a purposefully vacuous palace where courtly culture had surrendered to the modern museum, but more specifically even, at the supplemental, feigned, then bombed-out site of popular sovereignty.
doi:10.37050/ci-11_09 fatcat:bjmvzyra6refbfnfdpsidtzd7m