The concept of the "Third World" came into being during the Cold War. It collapsed the binary division of capitalism and socialism and produced an alternative idea of political sovereignty.
Just Like The Other Shore, an installation by Lu Lei.
Around the same time, the philosophical concept of "World III" was introduced, which developed the independent sector of "objective knowledge" between the traditional divisions of the material and consciousness. As such, it placed emphasis on the independence of the cultural world.
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