Lexicon, Mashines

Smart Cities and Dark Neoliberalism

4 Aug , 2017  

As I was reading an article on the supposed hidden ideology underlying the rise of the Smart City on e-flux blog: The hidden ideology behind the “smart city”  I kept thinking to myself:

Look at New York City for a model of the coming Smart City as total ubiquitous control, ...

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documentation, PhiloFiction

Not Dark Enough

1 Mai , 2017  

Aesthetics is a recurring theme in Laruelle’s work. He has written two short books on photography and has several essays on art and related topics, including texts on color, light, seeing, drawing, dance, music, and technology. But what is technology, and what is technology’s relation to art?

Laruelle’s position on

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documentation, NonMusic

staying underground

1 Mrz , 2015  

Mike takes me on a nearly 6 hour trip through his Detroit and shows me the city’s East-Side by night, as I become part of an interactive, site specific lecture. With us is a young guy who grew up in Detroit, moved out, and now returned back to town. I ...

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