There is a certain distance between art and politics. This distance is usually willingly created by those who speak of these concepts and intend to benefit from the space created between them. It is because of this that the two concepts offer possible definitions of themselves. Politics perceives itself as “non-art,” as if it were in a direct relationship with what is real; art, on the other hand, seeks to pursue its own horizons beyond the reach of politics. However, this determination of the way in which the distance is constructed does not help to clarify said distinction. Indeed, there is a question of borders and limitations insofar as there exists a distance worth mentioning that is, indeed, discussed.

Rather than concentrating on the question of the distance between art and politics, focusing on questions of “art and distance” and “politics and distance” can at least provide us with the...

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