Stratum 6

--      Our task is not to draw a sharp mental line between past and future but to complete the thought of the past. - Marx to Ruge, September 1843 THEORY/FICTION: Steven Shaviro, "Defining Speculation: Speculative Fiction, Speculative Philosophy, and Speculative Finance" Jennifer Wenzel, "Evicted from the Future" Jan Miernowski, Yves Citton, Ullrich Langer, … Continue reading Stratum 6

The Cosmopolitical Gesture

+++ "The Cosmopolitical Gesture: Adab, The Demanding Memory " Ed Keller [2017-19]: video remixes, with soundscapes improvised live on solo electric guitar --- For ALIENOCENE, we present three film/sound excerpts: --- Intro: https://vimeo.com/379559386/f7ea03a5bd Timewar: https://vimeo.com/379559824/99f67a800a Outro: https://vimeo.com/379559589/f59c6ce683 --- Two complete audio recordings of Adab, The Demanding Memory - one a live performance, and one a rehearsal recording - can … Continue reading The Cosmopolitical Gesture

The Internation and Internationalism

--- ∞ "The Internation and Internationalism (According to Mauss and Against Anthropy)" (pdf), Bernard Stiegler, 2019 Translated by Daniel Ross. Bernard Stiegler  was born in 1952. He is currently president of the Institut de recherche et d’innovation du Centre Pompidou and of the Ars Industrialis association. He was professor of philosophy at the université de technologie … Continue reading The Internation and Internationalism

Some Principles of Geocommunism

--- ∞ "Some Principles of Geocommunism" - Arun Saldanha, 2013 Arun Saldanha is Professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Society at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Space After Deleuze (Bloomsbury Academic) and Psychedelic White: Goa Trance and the Viscosity of Race and coeditor of books or special issues on Deleuze and race, food and race, … Continue reading Some Principles of Geocommunism

Defining Speculation

--- ∞ "Defining Speculation: Speculative Fiction, Speculative Philosophy, and Speculative Finance" (pdf) - Steven Shaviro, 2019 Steven Shaviro is the DeRoy Professor of English at Wayne State University. He mostly writes about science fiction, music videos, and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. His recent books include DISCOGNITION (Repeater Books, 2016). He blogs at The … Continue reading Defining Speculation

Evicted from the Future

--- ∞ "Evicted from the Future" (pdf) - Jennifer Wenzel Jennifer Wenzel is a scholar of postcolonial studies and environmental and energy humanities, jointly appointed in the Department of English and Comparative Literature and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University. The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World … Continue reading Evicted from the Future

The Future of the Humanities in Posthuman Times

∞ "The Future of the Humanities in Posthuman Times" (pdf) - Yves Citton, Sara Guyer, Ullrich Langer, Frédéric Neyrat, and Jan Miernowski (2018-2019) • Yves Citton is professor in Literature and Media at the Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint Denis and co-editor of the journal Multitudes. He recently published Mediarchy (Polity Press, 2019), Contre-courants politiques (Fayard, … Continue reading The Future of the Humanities in Posthuman Times