Post by: Stephen Zepke
… In the context of science fiction studies Guattari’s interest in Cyberpunk
offers an alternative to Frederic Jameson’s dismissal of the genre as failing to offer anything more than an uncritical celebration of late-capitalism’s technological ubiquity. In fact Guattari offers hisown version of the theory of capitalist and cybernetic Accelerationism ...
… In this sense the horrible final scene of Janice and UIQ merged in her body and unable to enunciate any stable subjective position, even to a point beyond death, is not a cautionary tale warning us back from the edge, but a kind of realism showing us the utterly ...
Accelerationism talk – Rotterdam – 19.4.15
I want to begin by admitting that I am not an Accelerationist. I usually work between the fields of philosophy, art and politics, and my main reference point is the work of Deleuze and Guattari. So while my account of Accelerationism is obviously effected
‘Insurrection is an art.’ (Jacques Camatte, 2011 38)
‘It is as a rupture with the reproduction of what we are that will necessarily form the horizon of our struggles.’ (Endnotes, 2011 31)
What is the ‘art’ of insurrection? It encompasses – for Deleuze and Guattari at least – a homemade