Constructing Assemblies for Alienation

In Mould Issue #1, eds. Markus Miessen, Milan: Mould Press, 2014.

Although spaces and acts of assembly have been multiplying over the last years, one does not have a clear sense of their potential direction or durability beyond the moment of their eruption. This plight is, in some ways, wholly understandable [...]

The Grammar of Barbarians

In Ankyloglossia (n. tongue-tie) - Emma Waltraud Howes, Berlin: K Verlag, 2014.

I. Dusty Esperanto As an orifice of nourishment, an outlet of love, a spout for malady, and a chamber of expression, the mouth conjoins us with the animal kingdom like other creatures that feast, lick their pups, purge infection and [...]

Reorientate, Eccentricate, Speculate, Fictionalize, Geometricize, Commonize, Abstractify: Seven Prescriptions for Accelerationism

In #ACCELERATE: The Accelerationist Reader, eds. R. Mackay and A. Avanessian, Berlin/London: Urbanomic and Merve Verlag, 2014

3. Speculate Commitment to an eccentric future untethered from the existent axial pull of socio-economic or climactic apocalypse cannot be nostalgic, nor based solely on the dread of impending doom. To depart, as the manifesto does, from a fearful threat [...]

Diagramming the Common

A lecture with diagrammes given at KunstAllmend (Artistic Commons) Symposium at Dampfzentrale, Bern, CH. Initiated by Nicolas Y Galeazzi, 2014.

To enact the common, to fabulate a territory for the practicing of forms of life afforded by commoning, can come by no other way than by reengineering the value-form. In a period where we have been inhabiting the ongoing and [...]

Logic and Fiction: Notes on Finance and the Power of Recursivity

In The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism Part Two, ed. W. Neidich, Berlin: Archive Books, 2014

“We have to create the real possibility of our fiction, certainly. Create the real possibility of our fiction which is a generic fiction in a new form, the new localisation is probably a question of a new political courage.”(1) – [...]

Glitches in Orality and the Stakes of Semantics: A Conversation with Jodi Dean

C Magazine v.120, December 2013

In your monograph Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive, you deploy the medium of the blog to address the general cultural condition set in motion as a result of our everyday participation in networked communications. The [...]

Sentences on Drifting

continent. Issue 3.2, 2013

1. To drift is to be propelled by currents. 2. Sentences are textual currents. 3. To drift is to be compelled with currents. 4. To be compelled is to be overcome by some force. 5. To be overcome by some [...]

Talk at Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig

April 14, 2015 at 18:00 – on Synthetic Futurity as part of the Vision and Fear Station organized by Clemens v. Wedemeyer, Alexandra Neuss.

Thinking Together | Maerz Musik

Seminar on The Future Anterior and the Time of Recursion, March 26 2015, 12-14:00, Berliner Festspiele, for the Politics of Time program.

Lecture at Gertrude Contemporary

Diagrammes and Futurity lecture in the Gertrude Contemporary – Discipline series, Melbourne, AU. March 3, 2015 18:00. With Sean Dockray as respondent.

Lecture at the IMA, Brisbane

At the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, AUS, February 26, 6-8PM. On fiction and future anteriority.

Aesthetics After Finitude

Chairing a Panel in Sydney at the Aesthetics After Finitude Conference: The (Un)Contemporary, February 5, 2015.

Future Summit – Montreal

Lecture at the Future Summit for the Biennale of Montreal. Nov. 21-22 at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA).

Psychopathologies Book Launch

The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism II book launch at Pro QM. With W. Neidich, M. Pasquinelli and L. Werner, Nov. 18 – 20:30.

Deborah Ligorio: Eponym Workshop

Part of Ligorio’s Eponym workshop with W. Maas, A. Martinis Roe and T. Wiertz at the Future Nows festival / Neue National Galerie (Berlin). Oct. 31, 14-16:00 – all welcome!


Group Show at Zhulong Gallery, Oct. 25-Nov. 29, Dallas, USA.

Speculative Tate

Talk at Tate Britain (London) under the Speculative Tate series organised by James Trafford. Panel on Escape Strategies, together with Alex Williams & Ben Singleton. October 15, 2014 | 4-6pm.