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 [...]
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 [...]
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) – [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
(book) Onomatopee, 2013
With the heroic hands of the people / Compatriots, let’s show erect our / Forehead, proud of today for / The history of an entire people / Our fathers, the people, valiant and bold / At the virile protest of [...]
C Magazine v.117, March 2013
Contesting the modern obsession of decontaminating a reality of “mere” appearances to uncover authentic truths, the work of artist and writer Hito Steyerl delivers us into worlds where the offspring of fiction and fact plot out staccato-like narratives. Her practice [...]
Panel Discussion: Emancipating the Concept of Freedom
July 11 19:00 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin with Armen Avanessian, Ray Brassier, Anke Hennig, Ben Singleton, Pete Wolfendale, Christopher Thomas and Patricia Reed
Book Launch and Discussion
AIR Berlin Salon
Conversation with Remco Torenbosch
Saturday, June 14 at 19:00 at Motto Books Berlin on the occasion of Remco’s Book Launch European Contextualising
Psychopathologies of CogCap – Now Released!
New text in the The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism Part II, published by Archive Books, now out!
#ACCELERATE – Now Released
New text in the Accelerationist Reader, published by Urbanomic now out – enjoy it with the hot sauce!
Talk and Panel at Westminister University
At The Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, London, May 23. “Critical Engagements with Accelerationism”.
The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else
Group exhibition at Witte de With, Rotterdam, curated by Heman Chong and Samuel Saelemakers, opening May 22, 2014.
Kerstin Stakemeier speaking at Inclinations #11, Or Gallery Berlin | Contention: Symbolism Against Realism May 6, 7:30pm.