Chrys Papaioannou

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Chrys Papaioannou (GB) is a critical theorist based in London. Her doctoral dissertation (Ahead of its Time: Historicity, Chronopolitics and the Idea of the Avant-garde after Modernism, 2017) offered a re-thinking of the relationship between the notion of the avant-garde and historical temporality, and she is currently developing a book-length project on chronopolitics and the gift through reading Walter Benjamin alongside Georges Bataille and contemporary theorisations of queer kinship. Chrys is a member of the cross-institutional collective London Critical and is committed to anti-hierarchical forms of collective organising.