Dark Surfaces. 9 Years of Shituationism, the Annual Birthday Speech

Dear Shituationists, 9 years ago, in October of 2008 we created the Shituationist Institute, an ultra-negative think tank and dance formation. Our central concern is the rave continuum, and how its potentials survive in contemporary club scenes and irregular events, but we also write about contemporary art and the tradition and reformulations of critical theory.…

Faciality and facebook, preliminary notes for an argument against aesthetic autonomy

For DIS Magazine, Rob Horning reflects in Fear of Content on content online in relation to the content of artworks in Susan Sontags essay “Against Interpretation”: Sontag thought that “to interpret is to impoverish, to deplete the world,” but the pox of internet content overwhelms by demanding too little of the intellect, by not having enough…