The Revolutionary Disaster / The Disaster of Revolution

--- ∞ "The Revolutionary Disaster / The Disaster of Revolution" (pdf) - Andrew Culp, 2019 Andrew Culp teaches media theory in the MA program in Aesthetics and Politics in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of Technology. His current writing is on the slogan “Another End of the World is Possible,” and he … Continue reading The Revolutionary Disaster / The Disaster of Revolution

Jumping Claims

--- ∞ "Jumping Claims" (pdf) - Dan S. Wang, 2019 Dan S. Wang/王念華 is an artist and writer whose work addresses a range of social movement concerns. Turning politically engaged as a teenager, his activist history includes experience across a variety of grassroots causes, including clinic escorting and antiwar agitation. His writings have been published internationally, … Continue reading Jumping Claims

Messianic Rays in the Atomic Age

--- ∞ "Messianic Rays in the Atomic Age: Walter Benjamin in the Presence of Radioactivity" (pdf) - Esther Leslie, 2019 Esther Leslie is Professor of Political Aesthetics at Birkbeck, University of London. Her books include various studies and translations of Walter Benjamin, as well as Hollywood Flatlands: Animation, Critical Theory and the Avant Garde (Verso, 2002); Synthetic Worlds: Nature, … Continue reading Messianic Rays in the Atomic Age

Beneath the paving stones, the wake

--- ∞ "Beneath the Paving Stones, the Wake" (pdf) - Jessica Lehman, 2019 Jessica Lehman is Assistant Professor of Geography at Durham University, specialising in environmental politics, science and technology studies, and marine geographies. Her current research examines how the concepts and practices of marine cultural heritage are used to create historical narratives and to … Continue reading Beneath the paving stones, the wake

Mapping the Alien

--- ∞ "Mapping the Alien: Several Landings Across Messeri’s Placing Outer Space" (pdf) - Aaryn M. Smith, 2019 Aaryn M. Smith is a PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She mostly ponders medieval Icelandic trolls, aliens of the future, and where both strands encounter and resonate with today. After hours … Continue reading Mapping the Alien

To the Moon and back? On Russian Cosmism

--- ∞ "To the Moon and back? On Russian Cosmism, ed. Boris Groys (New York: e-flux and MIT Press, 2018)" (pdf) - Mikkel Krause Frantzen, 2019 Mikkel Krause Frantzen (b. 1983) lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is postdoctoral fellow at the University of Copenhagen, and author of Going Nowhere, Slow – The Aesthetics and … Continue reading To the Moon and back? On Russian Cosmism

THUS – Imagining Alternative Futures with Cancer

--- ∞ "THUS - Imagining Alternative Futures with Cancer" (pdf) - Stephanie Posthumus, 2019 Stephanie Posthumus resides in Montréal, Québec, works at McGill University, and has written about the animal, environmental, digital worlds. Her books: French Écocritique: Reading Contemporary French Theory and Fiction Ecologically. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. La nature et l’écologie chez Claude … Continue reading THUS – Imagining Alternative Futures with Cancer