My article ‘Promethean and Posthuman Freedom: Brassier on Improvisation and Time’ is out now in Volume 4, Issue 2 of the open-source journal Performance Philosophy. Html and pdf versions are available from the abstract page here
“I’m tortured by the feeling of drowning. Under you, under society, politics, the decay of nature, my lack of interest, and I feel desperate,” Puce Mary (AKA Copenhagen-based artist Frederikke Hoffmeier) is one of the ‘noise’ artists I’ve been listening too increasingly over the last few years (These also include the SF based avant-garde veterans […]
I’m currently revisiting earlier work on Brassier’s (20b13a) short text on improvisation with a view to using the Predictive Coding (PC) account of cognition and agency as framework for understanding the role of improvisation and similar performance in our cognitive economy. The key take home that paper, I think, is its picture of a not-necessarily-human […]
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/
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.
This is sweet. Michael Flora of Nada, an imprint for “subversive musics and sound works.” has informed me of this release: Hyperplastic Other by Seattle-based computer musician R.M. Francis. It’s influenced by an eponymous critter discussed in my paper “Dark Posthumanism: the weird template.“, among other places. It’s available as a high-quality download from bandcamp or in a […]