PhiloFiction

‘Concrete Rules and Abstract Machines’

11 Jun , 2018  

[What follows is a summary of, and some comments on, Ray Brassier’s talk regarding the final chapter of A Thousand Plateaus. Delivered in London, 2015, at the A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy Workshop]

At the very least one can confidently say that the reputation of A Thousand Plateaus precedes itself.

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GenericScience, PhiloFiction

Occupying the Future. Time and Politics in the Era of Clairvoyance Societies

9 Jun , 2018  

… Darkness is the effect of a negative operation, this negation creates a dialectic tension between the future we want and the opposite of this future …

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Biopolitics

Violence at the Borders: Nomadic Solidarity and Non- Status Migrant Resistance

27 Mai , 2018  

Abstract: This paper argues that borders and violence against migrants no longer takes place exclusively at the geographical space between two sovereign territories. Instead border violence today has become much more normalized and diffused into society itself. An entire privatized industry now capitalizes on the cycle of transporting, incarcerating, hiring, ...

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PhiloFiction

Theory Talk: Dark Deleuze

18 Mai , 2018  

…So, for me, I think secrecy is absolutely important. And yes, this goes against certain democracy theories and certain social-democratic approaches to Marx’s politics, but there have been a lot of communists who have operated in secrecy. There are 9th century dissident communists that have been made popular recently, like ...

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Documentation, GenericScience

Cannibal Metaphysics

22 Apr , 2018  

pdf hereeduardo-viveiros-de-castro-cannibal-metaphysics-for-a-poststructural-anthropology From anthropology to philosophy: Introduction to Eduardo Viveiros de Castro

Peter Skafish

Can anthropology be philosophy, and if so, how? For philosophers, the matter has been and often remains quite simple: anthropology’s concern with socio-cultural and historical differences might yield analyses that philosophy can put to use (provided ...

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PhiloFiction

Deleuze and the Meanings of Immanence

7 Apr , 2018  

,Paper for ‘After 68’, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, 16 June, 2009.

Is there a single meaning of the term ‘immanence’ in the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze? Although the notion of immanence is frequently held to be central to Deleuze’s philosophy, his use of the term can hardly be ...

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PhiloFiction

Dark Deleuze

6 Apr , 2018  

DARK Deleuze rehabilitates the forgotten negativity in the work of Gilles Deleuze.

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Documentation, NonPolitics

Deleuze, Guattari and May ’68

12 Mrz , 2018  

Paper at the Deleuze Studies conference in Copenhagen.  It is basically a commentary on Deleuze and Guattari’s short paper entitled “May ’68 Did Not Take Place”.  I’ve used the translation of this text found in Two Regimes of Madness, ed. David Lapoujade, trans. Ames Hodges and Mike Taormina (Semiotext(e), ...

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GenericScience

ON GIVING UP ON THIS WORLD

28 Feb , 2018  

Thomas Dekeyser: I read your book Dark Deleuze as a two-fold intervention: into Deleuzian scholarship and into radical political thought. I would like to first hone in on the former. You suggest the majority of Deleuzian scholarship has been overwhelmed by a ”canon of joy” that “celebrates Deleuze as ...

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PhiloFiction

Synthetic Fabrication: The Myth of the Politics-to-Come (Part 0: Introduction)

13 Jan , 2018  

Missing

The Millennium is ten years out, but for Baudrillard it might as well have already happened. The eclipsing of the communists’ historical dream by globalized flows of floating capital and information ushered in a cold, glacial stasis: the enveloping of any sense of forward momentum by the simulation of ...

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PhiloFiction

What Is the Analog?

6 Jan , 2018  

This is an excerpt from a forthcoming essay on “The Golden Age of Analog.”

What does the analog mean today? A hard question indeed. For the digital, many will simply make reference to things like Twitter, Playstation, or computers in general. Here one might be correct, but only coincidentally,

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NonPolitics

Accelerating Capitalism; the internal tensions of Accelerationism

28 Dez , 2017  

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

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NonPolitics

Schizo-revolutionary Art; Deleuze, Guattari and Communization

26 Dez , 2017  

‘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

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NonPolitics

The Girl With the Bomb, The Guardian of Dynamite: Notes on the politics of becoming-woman

30 Nov , 2017  

The Girl With the Bomb, The Guardian of Dynamite: Notes on the politics of becoming-woman

 

[Excerpt from a piece on D&G, gender, struggle, and communism as the real movement that abolishes itself and the present state of things]

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Documentation

Capitalism, flows, the decoding of flows, capitalism and schizophrenia, psychoanalysis, Spinoza.

3 Nov , 2017  

Gilles Deleuze Capitalism, flows, the decoding of flows, capitalism and schizophrenia, psychoanalysis, Spinoza.

What is it that moves over the body of a society? It is always flows, and a person is always a cutting off [coupure] of a flow. A person is always a point of departure for the

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