Lyotard, The Postmodern Condition, Op. Cit., cf. 79-82.
In the publicity leaflet for the Pompidou Les Immatériaux exhibit, Lyotard described its purpose as:
“neither pedagogical or demagogical ...
Our objective is to rouse a sensitivity
which already exists in all of us,
to make one feel the strange in the familiar,
and how difficult it is to imagine what’s changing.”
(Photographs: left: Jack Lang (l) & J-F. Lyotard (r) at Les Immatériaux' opening; below, l-to-r: interior exhibit rooms at Les Immatériaux.
“is not only a set of denotative statements … It also includes notions of ‘know-how,’ ‘knowing how to live,’ ‘how to listen’ …, etc. … Knowledge, then, is a question of competence that goes beyond the simple determination and application of the criterion of truth, extending to the determination and application of criteria of efficiency (technical qualification), of justice and/or happiness (ethical wisdom), of the beauty of a sound or color (auditory and visual sensibility), etc.”
(Lyotard, Postmodern Condition, 18).