Stratum 9

--- "Take a walk at night. Walk so silently that the bottoms of your feet become ears." - Pauline Oliveros --- THEORY/FICTION: Benjamin Klug, "Kin of the Cosmos"Doron Darnov, "Review of Navigating the Planetary (H. Amanshauser and K. Bradley, eds.)"Kaitlin Moore, "A blank canvas, a painter's brush: Geoengineering and the Eschaton in Supergiant Games’s Transistor … Continue reading Stratum 9

Deep Blue

--- Deep Blue A film by Sebastian Wiedemann Springs and Apneas between Worlds to resist and re-exist the Pandemic. * There is a tradition of cinema that was born with Jean Painleve and asks to continue by other means. Immersing yourself in order to perceive. To make the invisible visible. Faced with the pregnant image … Continue reading Deep Blue

From Magnetic Adventures

--- ∞ "From Magnetic Adventures" (pdf) - Joseph Donahue, 2021 Joseph Donahue's most recent volumes of poetry are Wind Maps I-VII (Talisman 2018), and The Disappearance of Fate, (Spuyten Duyvil, 2019). He is the co-translator of First Mountain, by Zhang Er. With Edward Foster he edited The World in Time and Space:Towards a History of Innovative American Poetry, 1970-2000 (Talisman, … Continue reading From Magnetic Adventures

‘…alternately Stone in you, and Star…’

--- '​.​.​.​alternately Stone in you, and Star​.​.​.​' Ed Keller, 2021: https://thermalhowl.bandcamp.com/album/alternately-stone-in-you-and-star --- 'The individual is the seat of a continual process of decantation-decantation from the vessel containing fluid of future time, sluggish, pale and monochrome-to the vessel containing the fluid of past time, agitated and multicolored by the phenomena of its hours.' Beckett ‘From such … Continue reading ‘…alternately Stone in you, and Star…’

Épistémologie des Bribes

https://videopress.com/v/W4zUqBg6?preloadContent=metadata ∞ "Epistémologie des Bribes" - Dalie Giroux, 2021 Epistemology of Scraps 1) Scraps: a small, detached piece; fragments of discarded or leftover food. Figuratively: a fragment of something written or spoken, of a memory. The opposite of totality. In French, “bribes”: crusts of bread given to a beggar, superficial knowledge. Derived from “briba”: mischief, … Continue reading Épistémologie des Bribes

The New Walpurgis Night

∞ "The New Walpurgis Night" (pdf) - Frédéric Bisson, 2021 Frédéric Bisson is a French philosopher, teaching at the University of Caen-Normandie. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Multitudes. He has published Virus couronné (Questions Théoriques, 2020), La Pensée rock, Essai d’ontologie phonographique (Questions Théoriques, 2016), True Blood, Politique de la différence (PUF, 2015), Comment bâtir un … Continue reading The New Walpurgis Night

Stratum 8

--- "...and we might sense the unknown and the route that tempts the traveler to test gravity" - Mahmoud Darwish _________________  THEORY/FICTION: Dipesh Chakrabarty, “The Planet Does Not Return Our Gaze” Mojca Penca, “Planetary Entanglements and Entrapments (Review of Lukáš Likavčan’s Introduction to Comparative Planetology)" Derek Woods, “The Fungal Kingdom" Sean Singh Matharoo, “The Damned … Continue reading Stratum 8

Closer

--- ∞ "Closer" - 51717, 2020 Alienocene thanks 51717 for permission to feature "Closer." "Closer" appeared on a L.I.E.S. compilation which was released this past summer: https://liesrecords.bandcamp.com/album/how-sick-do-you-get-when-you-look-at-yourself 51717’s minimalist sound design is focused on the transmission and decay of overwhelming thematic elements into minor sonic forms. Her work touches on implicit musical tensions between noise and … Continue reading Closer