Visibility, Atrocity and the Subject of Postcolonial Justice
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Perera, S. 2015. Visibility, Atrocity and the Subject of Postcolonial Justice. Borderlands e journal. 14 (1).
Borderlands e journal
Department of Communication and Cultural Studies
In the context of the 2009 atrocities in Lanka, in this paper I attempt to think through a set of questions about visibility, witness, suffering, accountability and disposability as they are played out in the relations between the necro-geo-politics of global institutions and the patchworks of local and transnational movements that attempt to materialize peoples’ suffering and realize the possibility of justice within fragile and compromised frameworks.