STRATUM 2

--- --- What sacred games shall we have to invent?     - Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science   THEORY/FICTION: Dan Mellamphy, "A lienOcene" Michel Cassé, "Dreaming in the Large Magellanic Cloud" Barbara Glowczewski, "Infra-Terrestrial Journey with the Aboriginal Spirits of the Earth" Augustin Berque, “Recosmicizing the Earth” Boyan Manchev, "Clouds. Onto-Meteorology and the Philosophical Fantastic" Drew … Continue reading STRATUM 2

Dreaming in the Large Magellanic Cloud

  ∞ "Dreaming in the Large Magellanic Cloud" (pdf) - Michel Cassé, 2018 Translation: Cindy Terrafere. I thank Monique Allewaert for her help. Michel Cassé is a French  astrophysicist, writer, and poet. He works at CEA (Commissariat à l'énergie atomique), and at French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and specializes nucleosynthesis and quantum mechanics. Amongst others … Continue reading Dreaming in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Infra-Terrestrial Journey

  ∞ "Infra-Terrestrial Journey with the Aboriginal Spirits of the Earth" (pdf) - Barbara Glowczewski, 2018 Translation: Frédéric Neyrat. I thank Lewis Freedman for his help. Barbara Glowczewski has Professorial research tenure at CNRS (http://las.ehess.fr/index.php?1716). She is the author of numerous books and articles. For over 40 years has advocated for Australian Aboriginal creativity through a … Continue reading Infra-Terrestrial Journey

ONTO-METEOROLOGY AND THE PHILOSOPHICAL FANTASTIC

  ∞ "Clouds. Onto-Meteorology and the Philosophical Fantastic" (pdf) - Boyan Manchev, 2017-2018 Boyan Manchev is a philosopher, author of nine books in Bulgarian, French, Italian and English, among them: Meteor. Texts for Theatre (co-authored with Ani Vaseva, 2018) and Clouds. Philosophy of the Free Body (2017). The search of a new philosophical form and a possibility of new … Continue reading ONTO-METEOROLOGY AND THE PHILOSOPHICAL FANTASTIC

BAMBOO CITY

∞ "Bamboo City" (pdf) - Drew Burk, 2018 Drew S. Burk is a writer, editor, and translator of contemporary French thought. He was a founding member of Univocal Publishing, http://www.univocalpublishing.com/ and is currently a consulting editor with University of Minnesota Press for the continuation of Univocal as a Series, https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/series/univocal Bamboo City is the second … Continue reading BAMBOO CITY

Unpredicting the Future

  ∞ Steven Shaviro, "Unpredicting the Future" (2018) Steven Shaviro is the DeRoy Professor of English at Wayne State University. He mostly writes about science fiction, music videos, and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. His recent books include DISCOGNITION (Repeater Books, 2016). He blogs at The Pinocchio Theory.

Sidereal

  ∞ Nathalie Blanc, "Sidereal" (2018) Translation: Frédéric Neyrat. I thank Maxwell Woods for his suggestions. Nathalie Blanc works as a Research director at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). A pioneer of ecocriticism in France, she has published and coordinated research programs on areas including habitability, environmental aesthetics, literature & environment and nature … Continue reading Sidereal