2020 — Critical Essay

Superior Forms of Corruption:
Xenofeminist Ways of Building a World from Scraps

Lesia Prokopenko

Strelka Magazine

Xenofeminism is largely about the possibility to construct the future. But what is the construction material? How does the universe construct itself? What is the future if not just another set of outcomes that are going to change and mutate in their becomings? Perhaps we can say that it is a future of multiple co-possibilities emerging from former spaces of violence and inhibition. The Manifesto calls for “a transformation of deliberate construction, seeking to submerge the white-supremacist capitalist patriarchy in a sea of procedures that soften its shell and dismantle its defenses, so as to build a new world from the scraps.”