Leper Creativity: Cyclonopedia Symposium

Essays, articles, artworks, and documents taken from and inspired by the symposium on Reza Negarestani s Cyclonopedia Complicity with Anonymous Materials, which took place on 11 March 2011 at The New School Hailed by novelists, philosophers, artists, cinematographers, and designers, Cyclonopedia is a key work in the emerging domains of speculative realism and theory fictEssays, articles, artworks, and documents taken from and inspired by the symposium on Reza Negarestani s Cyclonopedia Complicity with Anonymous Materials, which took place on 11 March 2011 at The New School Hailed by novelists, philosophers, artists, cinematographers, and designers, Cyclonopedia is a key work in the emerging domains of speculative realism and theory fiction The text has attracted a wide ranging and interdisciplinary audience, provoking vital debate around the relationship between philosophy, geopolitics, geophysics, and art At once a work of speculative theology, a political samizdat, and a philosophic grimoire, Cyclonopedia is a Deleuzo Lovecraftian middle eastern Odyssey populated by archeologists, jihadis, oil smugglers, Delta Force officers, heresiarchs, and the corpses of ancient gods Playing out the book s own theory of creativity a confusion in which no straight line can be traced or drawn between creator and created original inauthenticity 191 this multidimensional collection both faithfully interprets the text and realizes it as a loving, perforated host of fresh heresies The volume includes an incisive contribution from the author explicating a key figure of the novel the cyclone CONTENTS Robin Mackay, A Brief History of Geotrauma McKenzie Wark, An Inhuman Fiction of Forces Benjamin H Bratton, Root the Earth On Peak Oil Apophenia Alisa Andrasek, Dustism Zach Blas, Queerness, Openness Melanie Doherty, Non Oedipal Networks and the Inorganic Unconscious Anthony Sciscione, Symptomatic Horror Lovecraft s The Colour Out of Space Kate Marshall, Cyclonopedia as Novel a meditation on complicity as inauthenticity Alexander R Galloway, What is a Hermeneutic Light Eugene Thacker, Black Infinity or, Oil Discovers Humans Nicola Masciandaro, Gourmandized in the Abattoir of Openness Dan Mellamphy Nandita Biswas Mellamphy, Phileas Fogg, or the Cyclonic Passepartout On the Alchemical Elements of War Ben Woodard, The Untimely and Unshapely Decomposition of Onto Epistemological Solidity Negarestani s Cyclonopedia as Metaphysics Ed Keller, .Or, Speaking with the Alien, a Refrain Lionel Maunz, Receipt of Malice Oyku Tekten, Symposium Photographs Reza Negarestani, Notes on the Figure of the Cyclone punctumbooks
Leper Creativity Cyclonopedia Symposium Essays articles artworks and documents taken from and inspired by the symposium on Reza Negarestani s Cyclonopedia Complicity with Anonymous Materials which took place on March at The New

  • Title: Leper Creativity: Cyclonopedia Symposium
  • Author: Reza Negarestani Eugene Thacker Ed Keller
  • ISBN: 9780615600468
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Leper Creativity: Cyclonopedia Symposium”

    1. This book was full of sycophantic articles all trying to embody what seems to me to be a possibly interesting theoretical model of the cyclone. Rather than reading this book, I suggest going straight to Reza Negarestani's Cyclonopedia and reading straight from the source.That is what I have decided. These articles were only half-interesting, as many of them were simply singing praises of Negarestani's theory-fiction. I'd rather read the theory-fiction then read twenty people trying to mimic its [...]

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