Announcing The Nabokov Effect
Feb 14, 2024
The Nabokov Effect
Another Nabokov stands at the 21st century, overleaping the decades to resurface when the signifier shimmers in a strange new light. To read Nabokov in humanity’s endgame is to depose our central myth of Nabokov-the-Author, even as it opens up broader questions concerning our ability to read him or, indeed any writer, today.
Announcing The Rubble of Culture
Oct 18, 2023
The Rubble of Culture
Humanity now faces the possibility that it will become extinct over the next few decades or so. This is not simply a reality about the biological fate of the species; it also raises the prospect of thought’s own extinction. But what does it mean for thought that it, too, might disappear?
Announcing a new subseries, The Nethercene
Aug 18, 2023
The Nethercene: Ecocide and Inscription
A subseries of CCC2:Irreversibility, The Nethercene opens the space of provocation for readers by seizing upon and opening problematics of the inscriptive forces and demons before the screen projections of ‘consciousness’ coalesces - the netherworlds on which these spectacles depend.
Announcing Ecological Rewriting
Jun 09, 2023
Led by Gabriela Méndez Cota, this group of nine (re)writers annotate and remix The Chernobyl Herbarium: Fragments of an Exploded Consciousness by the philosopher Michael Marder and the artist Anaïs Tondeur.
Announcing A History of Asking
May 18, 2023
A History of Asking
Asking is one of the simplest and most familiar of human actions, and has a right to be thought of as single most powerful and most variously cohering form of social-symbolic gesture.
Announcing Articulating Media
Mar 07, 2023
Articulating Media offers new approaches to the writing of technology and the technologies of writing by twinning an investigation of language with an attention to location.
Announcing Data Farms
Jan 30, 2023
What is at stake in naming data centres as data farms? These installations are essentially hangars packed with computers. They congregate servers, switches and wires that facilitate the storage, processing and transmission of data in high volumes and at fast speeds.
Announcing a new Living/Liquid book collaboration
Dec 19, 2022
Combinatorial Books: Gathering Flowers
Combinatorial Books: Gathering Flowers explores the rewriting of books in the Open Humanities Press (OHP) back catalogue.
Announcing Geological Filmmaking
Oct 25, 2022
Every film image is geological. As a technical medium derived from the metals and minerals extracted from the earth, every moving image is materially embedded in the world it records.
Announcing Volumetric Regimes
Oct 01, 2022
How does cyborg-ness participate in the presentation and representation of so-called bodies?