The new issue of Third Text contains my essay “Posthuman Prehistory” in a short (well, shortish) version that was crafted with editorial help from Simon Sheikh. It will also feature in BAK’s Former West book, which will be out early next year. Some sections of the Third Text iteration are littered with parentheses containing years of birth and (where applicable) death, as their house style appears to necessitate.
A longer version will be part of my own book Cultural Revolution, which is still (slowly but surely) making its way through the design stage.
Image: Charles Gaines and Ashley Hunt, Cultural (En)richment, 2014.
I co-edited the November Issue of e-flux journal, “The Perfect Storm,” which is a (sadly needed) sequel of sorts to the “Idiot Wind” issue of some five years ago. By now we feel compelled to address and analyse the political wave of reactionary, nationalist and xenophobic political movements and figureheads as constituting a form of neofascism — or rather, an entire international of interlinked (but far from identical) neofascisms.
Contributors are Hito Steyerl, Ilya Budraitskis, Keti Chukhrov, Boris Buden, Ewa Majewska and Kuba Szreder, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Tony Wood, Jonas Staal and myself. My essay is here, but obviously I encourage you to read the entire issue.