Reza Negarestani: Memento Tabere: Reflections on Time and Putrefaction

  > Taken from Urbanomic   Motivated by a few current projects as well as some recent inspiring outputs from Nicola and Alex on the concept of decay and putrefaction, I was thinking about one of the main problems inherent to any politics or philosophy of decay. It is the problem of Time, or more … Pokračování textu Reza Negarestani: Memento Tabere: Reflections on Time and Putrefaction

KODWO ESHUN AND DAN WU’S DISCUSSION ABOUT OOLOI [ALL EMPHASIS ADDED] & XENOGENDER

> Excerpts from THE OANKALI TURNED ITS TENTACLES TOWARDS ME. THE OANKALI TURNED ITS TENTACLES TOWARDS ME was diagrammed, written and edited by the students of the Theory- Fiction Seminar of the CCC Research Master Program from September 2017 to June 2018. The Theory-Fiction Seminar is conceived and led by Kodwo Eshun.   Dan: So, … Pokračování textu KODWO ESHUN AND DAN WU’S DISCUSSION ABOUT OOLOI [ALL EMPHASIS ADDED] & XENOGENDER

Patricia MacCormack: Necrosexuality

  > Taken from Rhizomes issue 11   [1] Transgressive sexuality has frequently been defined through the dominant paradigms which it transgresses. This means transgressive sexuality is often seen as either affirming these paradigms by being oriented in dialectic opposition to them, or politically challenging in reference to them. Perversion is, however, the multiplicity at … Pokračování textu Patricia MacCormack: Necrosexuality

Alina Popa: Dead Thinking

> Taken from academia.edu > I write for one who, entering into my book, would fall into it as into a hole, who would never again get out. Georges Bataille   I: THE DEATH-GAME OF THINKING The scaffolding of a nightmare requires a nervous expenditure more exhausting than the best articulated theoretical construction. Emil Cioran … Pokračování textu Alina Popa: Dead Thinking

Eugene Thacker: An Ideal for Living { An Anti-Novel }

  How, indeed, could a dead thought have any living effect if it is truly dead? – Christian Jambet   > Excerpts from An Ideal For Living, an {anti-}novel by Eugene Thacker >     ITEM#411P969. The upper section of the rear of the pod provides one of several ideal matches between surfaces. In a … Pokračování textu Eugene Thacker: An Ideal for Living { An Anti-Novel }

Reza Negarestani: The Horror of Something: commentaries on the littered universe and the weird

  The weird is the destiny of all objects; it bespeaks of the fate of objects in that by conforming to their ontological constitution or immanent intension, objects relay and enforce the intention of that which is radically exterior to them. The weird is universal destiny as twist. The question of the weird cannot be … Pokračování textu Reza Negarestani: The Horror of Something: commentaries on the littered universe and the weird

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