The para-academic, regardless of the relationship to the University at any particular point, will be characterized by their practices for novelty generation.
from The Department of Biological Flow 2012-2017: HOST ARCHITECTURES AND EXPRESSIVE ECOLOGIES In a book, as in all things, there are lines of articulation or segmentarity, strata and territories; but also lines of flight, movements of deterritorialization and destratification. Comparative rates of flow on these lines produce phenomena of relative slowness and viscosity, or, on [...]
I just received a copy of [NAME] Publications‘ newest title and it’s gorgeous. Something like a split 7 inch, the book(s) is a collaboration between Oliver Wasow (Artist Unknown) and John D. Monteith (The Free World) as they sifted through tens of thousands of images found or captured through web cams or sent to them [...]
2011 has been an excellent year and it really could not have been possible without the help of some outstanding folks: For your financial contribution to what we are doing here (y’all can donate too) Edna M Saltzman, Graham Harman, Aili W. Bresnahan, Brittany Taylor, John A Sweeney, Private, Sheridan Phillips, Drew S. Burk, & [...]
We’ve had a busy first year and 2012 is shaping-up nicely as well. As my mother-in-law from Taiwan has told me, “busy is nutrition.” In addition to producing volume 2 of continent., we are very honored to be participating in a few events coming up this year. First, continent. will be presenting readings from Blake [...]
You’ve probably seen are about to see this interview of “Alessio Rastani” on the BBC. Folks are up in arms about his presentation of what he does, make money. This can’t be for real, he must be a Yes Man. The Yes Men say he’s not (and they invite you to occupy Wall Street). When [...]
Over the last several weeks we’ve been all blushes with the attention from Bookforum‘s always-awesome “Omnivore.” We really appreciate their appreciation of theory and fiction. Thanks! If the “Omnivore” folks happen to read this: we’re hoping you enjoy our next issue (1.3) coming out in September.
What follows was inspired by an email from Morgan Currie asking about the nature of our open peer review process. I am grateful to both she and Geert Lovink (who put us in touch) and I hope that this inspires future conversations between us as well as the “Unlike Us” community. First, I should clarify [...]
Over at the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies there is an interview featuring Kris Notaro wherein is discussed Buddhism, Politics, and the Future of the Mind. The interview itself is fine for what it is. But I’m struck by the presupposed autonomous minds in this comparative venture between Buddhism and (self-claimed) Posthumanism. In short, [...]
Alain Badiou doesn’t agree with Jean-Luc Nancy’s “What the Arab Peoples Signify to Us” that was published last week in Libération (you can read it in English at Verso’s blog; ou en français). Nancy states that, “It is up to the people in question and to all others, including us, to ensure then that the [...]