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Goodbye to Complexity?

Scrolling through the internet’s back pages, I came across this old Nettime post from 2009 by Florian Cramer urging us to move past the fixation that the art world and activism have with second-order cybernetics, complexity, and the powers held … Continue reading

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Questions concerning the place of imagination in cosmology… (while reading Ed Casey and Catherine Keller)

Originally posted on Footnotes2Plato:
“In my view the creation of the world is the first unconscious act of speculative thought; and the first task of a self-conscious philosophy is to explain how it has been done.” -Whitehead Four of…

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Art Under Capital (Part I of II)

…Capitalism grants art a perpetual privileged concession: that of pure creative activity – an isolated creativity which serves as an alibi for the alienation of all other activities (and which thus also makes it the most expensive and prestigious status … Continue reading

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How does Schizoanalysis Work? or, “how do you make a class operate like a work of art”

“So what is schizo-analysis?” When Lacan finally poses the question, as recounted in The Anti-Oedipus Papers, Guattari doesn’t tell us what his reply, his explanation, is. Instead, there is only the focus on the despotic master of psychology, and Guattari’s … Continue reading

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