A dazzling musical onomatopoeia from one of the best young composers out there.
Excess, Machine, Culture: Three Plateaus on Noise Aesthetics https://deterritorialinvestigations.wordpress.com/2014/05/09/excess-machine-culture-three-plateaus-on-noise-aesthetics/
JAY MURPHY with Joseph Nechvatal | The Brooklyn Rail http://brooklynrail.org/2017/09/books/JAY-MURPHY-with-Joseph-Nechvatal
Disconnection Speculative posthumanism (SP) is concerned with the prospect of a posthuman reality emerging from the technological alteration of the human one. This technological focus comports with a general concern with human-made futures that don’t include us. Outside fiction, our moral concern for a nonhuman future is prompted by the theorised potential of technology to […]
Poster presented at 1st Workshop on Philosophy of Human+Computer Music Royal Musical Association Music Philosophy Study Group workshop on philosophy of human+computer music, 4 July 2014.
Frank Cotton ached for nothing but Hell. He must have burned excessively before the hooks ripped his chest and shoulders, opened the choirs of his rectum, unspooled him like an urchin on a dissecting slide. The “Surgeons” peel the loin from his sides. He gives them red ocean spray, from which viscera and spleen fly […]
Abstract for my keynote at the Malta Connections conference: Speculative posthumanism (SP) conceives posthumans as agents made “inhuman” by a technological disconnection or “withdrawal” from human social systems. Becoming posthuman is not a matter of losing an essential property of humanity, but of moving from one environment into another (Roden 2014; 2012). However, SP exhibits […]
This is strange. I’m at my father’s for the weekend thinking how to turn my next book into objectionable trash no respectable academic publisher would touch. He has no internet and I haven’t paid for it. But here I am, presumably stealing packets from BT. I hope so. Or maybe I’m just paid up from […]
Leigh Singer justifies the form of the video essay with this resonant exploration of fracturing identities, liminal spaces and dark realism in the work of David Lynch.
Teresa Gillespie’s video/sound montage from body horror movies evokes the matter hell of an inhuman nature on which the human subject is asymmetrically dependent. As Ben Woodard observes in his commentary on Schelling’s Naturphilosophie, this can still be described as a rational acknowledger of norms; but to treat it as conceptually independent of its ground ignores the complicity […]