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

Stratum 5

-- -- If we imagine ourselves as planetary accidents rather than global agents, planetary creatures rather than global entities, alterity remains underived from us. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, “Imperative to Re-imagine the Planet” --- THEORY/FICTION: Claire Colebrook, "Unthinkable Extinction: Cinematic Time and the Panorama of History" Susanna Lindberg, "Unthinking the Underworld" Christian Keeve, "Cosmic Assemblages and … Continue reading Stratum 5

New Recording 7

--- Anna Vitale, "New Recording 7" (2019) Anna Vitale is the author of Our Rimbaud Mask and Detroit Detroit. Recent writing has appeared in Ear | Wave | Event and Counter. You can find a conversation between Anna and Judah Rubin at A Perfect Vacuum. She lives in Tivoli, NY.

Justle

--- ∞ "Justle" (pdf) - Brian Evenson, 2019 --- Brian Evenson is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection A Collapse of Horses (Coffee House Press 2016) and the novella The Warren (Tor.com 2016). He has also recently published Windeye (Coffee House Press 2012) and Immobility (Tor 2012), both of which were finalists for a Shirley Jackson … Continue reading Justle