Monthly Archives: May 2018

Nick Land & Jeff Wasserstrom – All Tomorrow’s Parties: Shanghai Futurism

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Infrastructures of Subterranean Urban Politics

audio recording @ https://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2018/05/stephen-graham-subterranean-urban-politics-insurgency-sanctuary-exploration-and-tourism/

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Speculative Posthumanism: R. Scott Bakker, Mark Fisher and David Roden

Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
“A posthuman is any WHD [Wide Human Descendent] that goes feral; becomes capable of life outside the planetary substance comprised of narrow biological humans, their cultures and technologies.” – Dr. David Roden, Hacking…

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Gothic Futurism reconstructed

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Drop City (Whole Earthers)

“Inspired by cybernetics and LSD, Stewart Brand creates the Whole Earth Catalog as a how-to manual for the commune movement. The catalog articulates a philosophy of tech idealism and individual empowerment. Guests: Fred Turner, John Markoff, and Kevin Kelly.” https://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2011/AccesstoTools/Continue reading

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Guattari on Trump as Monstrous and Mutant Algae

“Now more than ever, nature cannot be separated from culture; in order to comprehend the interactions between eco-systems, the mechanosphere and the social and individual Universes of reference, we must learn to think ‘transversally’. Just as monstrous and mutant algae … Continue reading

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Operative Function: Deleuze on the Baroque

see also Modes of Knowing: Resources from the Baroque https://www.matteringpress.org/application/files/4914/6942/4941/Modes_of_Knowing_-_2016_-_ePDF.pdf and more from Colin Click to access Rowe_Colin_Koetter_Fred_Collage_City_1978.pdf

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Deleuze and Guattari; May ’68 Did Not Take Place + May 68 & Its Afterlives

Originally posted on BLACKOUT ((poetry & politics)):
In historical phenomena such as the revolution of 1789, the Commune, the revolution of 1917, there is always one part of the event that is irreducible to any social determinism, or to causal…

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Troubles in Heterotopia: occupying space w/ Anthony Vidler

and on warped space

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Algorithmic Affordances for Productive Resistance (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Ettlinger, N., Algorithmic Affordances for Productive Resistance (2018) Big Data & Society, January-June: 1-13 DOI: 10.1177/2053951718771399 Abstract Although overarching if not foundational conceptualizations of digital governance in the field of critical data studies aptly account…

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