theory

New essay on time and value in the digital sphere

After Artistic value in digital communication (2016), here’s a new essay over at Shades Magazine on value in the digital sphere, on the economy of the free* services (*paid for by the digital labour performed by the users). Excerpt: how to organi…

Radical Sounds and the Commune of the Dance Floor

Shituationist Institute and WiseUp did a session together at the Chaos Communication Congress #34C3. It was part of the program of Reclaim Club Culture in the 1Komona assembly. The title was “Sound radicality and club communality”. We recor…

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…

From Tiqqun to the Young Girl Reading Group. A shituationist art world oracle, including: Kony, De Kooning, dump.fm, DIS Magazine, Claire Fontaine, Bernadette Corporation, Chloë Sevigny, the black block and the Hilton hotel

Remember when all the hip art students were suddenly carrying around french insurrectionist literature by the Invisible Committee and Tiqqun? One could guess it was over in 2010, after that Fox news commercial (insurrectionism became mainstream?), all we can say is, that on the surface only some ironic ripples were left online. Netartists on dump.fm…