A Machine Runs in Part on Confidence

A photo and text-based map that thinks through the intellectual and mythical terrain that accompanied the 2008 financial crisis, charting the free market ideology as a “protagonist” in a story, considering the relationship between market ideology and templates for subjectivity that structure themselves in cultural narrative.

The map was originally produced for an issue of Printed Project, #12, for an issue dedicated to questions of “performative economy,” guest curated/edited by Katya Sander: