The Subharmonic Murmur of Black Tentacular Voids

  Stanza I A landscape of archaeal And bacterial species Living under extreme Environmental conditions High temperatures Ionizing radiation Hydrostatic pressure Ultraviolet light Salinity Low or high levels of pH Tolerant of heavy metals Very low levels of water Very low levels of light One dark night Night more viscous than the dawn Night that … Pokračování textu The Subharmonic Murmur of Black Tentacular Voids

Oreet Ashery: REVISITING GENESIS >>>

> Taken from Futures and Fiction Books > An Intro, a Future, a Fiction It is awkward to talk about a piece of work that hasn’t happened yet. Writing this, I am midway through the process of completing the web series Revisiting Genesis. An artist needs time to reflect on their work, and insight is … Pokračování textu Oreet Ashery: REVISITING GENESIS >>>

Alina Popa: The Second Body and the Multiple Outside

  > Taken from Bezna 4 > Patho-logical knowledge A body doesn’t coincide with itself Brian Massumi In a visual field a thing which doesn’t coincide with itself is a blurry thing whose position cannot but be approximated. This would correspond to an epistemology based on uncertainty - unlike the Western knowledge relying on truth and … Pokračování textu Alina Popa: The Second Body and the Multiple Outside

James Trafford: Xasthur and Ambient Inhumanism

> Taken from Glossator 6  > ‘For I dug a mass grave in abysmal depths / For this wasted human race shall never be reborn again / Cold burial, their blood stains the snow / Eyes that will never see the same again, after I’ve shattered your mirrors forever / I will not be kind … Pokračování textu James Trafford: Xasthur and Ambient Inhumanism

Dark Matter: Probing the Arche-Fossil

Interview with Roberto Trotta > Taken from Collapse II. > Dr. Roberto Trotta[1] coordinates Oxford University’s Dark Sector Initiative,[2] an enterprise dedicated to elucidating the nature of ‘dark matter’ and ‘dark energy’. The cross-disciplinary nature of this project – described as an intense collaborative work involving mathematics, theoretical physics, phenomenology and statistics – anticipates the problematic … Pokračování textu Dark Matter: Probing the Arche-Fossil

Ben Woodard: Mad Speculation and Absolute Inhumanism: Lovecraft, Ligotti, and the Weirding of Philosophy

> Taken from continent. 1.1 (2011) > 0 – Introduction I want to propose, as a trajectory into the philosophically weird, an absurd theoretical claim and pursue it, or perhaps more accurately, construct it as I point to it, collecting the ground work behind me like the Perpetual Train from China Mieville's Iron Council which puts … Pokračování textu Ben Woodard: Mad Speculation and Absolute Inhumanism: Lovecraft, Ligotti, and the Weirding of Philosophy