New Materialism

Human Material in the Communication of Capital

The purpose of this article is to interrogate Marx’s analysis of the circulation of capital through the ‘new materialist’ communications and media theory of Friedrich Kittler. It explores the connections between Marx’s commodity fetish and how Kittler posits human beings as …

Human Material in the Communication of Capital

WHAT IS NEW MATERIALISM?

Thomas Nail.Christopher N Gamble. Joshua Hanan. This paper argues that there is currently no single definition of new materialism but at least three distinct and partly incompatible trajectories. All three of these trajectories share at least one common theoretical commitment: …

WHAT IS NEW MATERIALISM?

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