--- https://alienocene.files.wordpress.com/2021/05/the-community-of-strangers-communication-4.mp3 ∞ "The Community of Strangers (Communication, 4)" - Cindy Terrafere, 2021 Cindy Terrafere is an independent scholar and poet based in Vancouver. Co-founder of the Center for Alien Studies, she is working on a collective book: Critique of Astronomical Reason.
--- ∞ "A Day That Has Everything (the Alienocene Cut)": a performance by Metheor Director: Ani Vaseva Theory: Boyan Manchev Music: Christophe Petchanatz / Klimperei With Leonid Yovchev, Greta Gicheva, Katrin Metodieva, Monika Vakarelova, Elina Karastoyanova, Budin Karastoyanov and Diana. A day that has everything. A day when anything can happen – this is how … Continue reading A day that has everything
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" (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
--- "...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" - 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
--- ∞ “What Exists as the Energy that Continues to Persist as Van Gogh?" (pdf) - Will Alexander, 2020 Poet, novelist, aphorist, essayist, playwright, visual artist, and pianist,Will Alexander has written over 30 books. Recipient of the PEN Oakland for his novel Sunrise In Armageddon, and of the American Book Award for his essays Singing In Magnetic Hoofbeat, … Continue reading What Exists as the Energy that Continues to Persist as Van Gogh?
--- ∞ "Discal Turndown" - Luke Leavitt, 2020 Luke Leavitt is a sound geographer and musician currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Discal Turndown" comes from a selection of compositions titled Bildungsroman for Cricket, a journey through a speculative biosemiotics of sound inspired by crickets, butterflies, mosquitos and other arthropods. You can listen … Continue reading Discal Turndown
https://alienocene.files.wordpress.com/2020/11/the-physicality-of-thinking-trailer-1.mp4 ∞ "The Physicality of Thinking" - Sandra Binion (2020) Synopsis: The Physicality of Thinking documents a two-week tour in February 2019 throughout France by the French/American improvised music quartet Antichamber Music: Claudia Solal (voice), Benoît Delbecq (piano and prepared piano), Katherine Young (bassoon and electronics), and Lou Mallozzi (turntables and CDs). The Physicality of … Continue reading The Physicality of Thinking
"I can't breathe."_________________ THEORY/FICTION: Priscilla Wald, “Viral Life in the Alienocene” Bruce Clarke, “Lynn Margulis, Autopoietic Gaia, and the Novacene” Katarzyna Olga Beilin, “Headfirst (A Day in the Alienocene)” Christopher Cañete Rodriguez Kelly, “Cathectoplasm (A Filipino Theory Fiction)” François-David Sebbah, “Alien-Effect: Encounters of an Other Kind Entirely” DIS-JUNCTION: Alain Badiou, “Pandemic, Ignorance, and … Continue reading Stratum 7