--- ∞ "The Invisible Flights of the Birds" (pdf) - John Paul Ricco Paper Summary: The space of disappearance (the invisible flight of the animals) is not the place of negativity (including as trace). As such, disappearance keys thought, less to the metaphysical than to the ecological. The latter understood in terms of the irreducible … Continue reading The Invisible Flights of the Birds
--- ∞ "Viral Life in the Alienocene" (pdf) - Priscilla Wald (2020) Priscilla Wald teaches in the English department at Duke University and is the author of Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative (Duke U Press 2008) and Constituting Americans: Cultural Anxiety and Narrative Form (Duke U Press 1995).
--- ∞ “Lynn Margulis, Autopoietic Gaia, and the Novacene” (pdf) - Bruce Clarke, 2020 Bruce Clarke is the Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Literature and Science in the Department of English at Texas Tech University. He was the 2019 Baruch S. Blumberg NASA Chair in Astrobiology at the Library of Congress. His latest book, Gaian Systems: … Continue reading Lynn Margulis, Autopoietic Gaia, and the Novacene
--- ∞ "Headfirst (A Day in the Alienocene)" (pdf) - Kara Beilin (2020) Kata Beilin is a writer and a Professor at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and a Faculty Director of LACIS at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has recently co-edited Environmental Cultural Studies Through Time. Her current project focuses on how … Continue reading Headfirst (A Day in the Alienocene)
--- ∞ "Cathectoplasm (A Filipino Theory Fiction)" (pdf) - Christopher Cañete Rodriguez Kelly, 2020 Christopher Cañete Rodriguez Kelly is a PhD student in Literary Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previously publishing in fields such as critical indigenous studies and critical game studies, Christopher’s current interests include anarchism, Filipino folklore, political messianism, and the fraught … Continue reading CATHECTOPLASM
--- ∞ "Alien-Effect: Encounters of an Other Kind Entirely" (pdf) - François-David Sebbah, 2020 Translation: Ciarán Coyle. François-David Sebbah is professor of philosophy (“contemporary moral philosophy”) at the Université Paris Nanterre. He was Directeur de Programme at the Collège International de Philosophie, and for many years at the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC/Sorbonne Université). … Continue reading Alien-Effect: Encounters of an Other Kind Entirely
-- 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
--- This life is a hospital, where each patient is possessed by the desire to change beds. That one prefers to suffer nearer the stove and this one believes he would get well next to the window. To me it seems always it would be well for me to be somewhere I am not, and … Continue reading Anywhere Out of the World!
+++ "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
∞ "Outerworld, #1" - Adita Keller, 2019 Adita Keller was born in West-Germany in 1968. She lived and studied in France, Germany and Israël. She is a poet and a musician. For around ten years, she has been a member of the art collective Dreaming Jewels. See also “As I Said To A Group Last … Continue reading Outerworld, #1