MATERIAL CATALOGUE

TOOLS & INSTRUMENTS
Not every advantage comes as an extension of the body. These tools and instruments allow the subject to perform specialized tasks and rituals, or simply to perform everyday tasks more efficiently. The sources of many of these products are unknown. Some are spawned from zonal anomalies, others the manifestation of longue durée. Others removed and recycled cybernetics. Each useful for the task that demanded its creation. Continue reading “MATERIAL CATALOGUE”

ENTROPOLOGY

At the end of the second decade of the twentyfirst century, it has become de rigueur to speak not only of an Anthropocene but of a post-Anthropocene, whose template has been provided by that historical fissure in which the late industrial World Order was cracked open & prised apart by a rapid succession of wars, nuclear armament, the Marshall Plan, cyberneticisation & neoliberalism, exposing the vista of an ideal (because viewed from the perspective of monolithic power) tabula rasa – like a virgin resource just beyond the frontier, on the other side of History. It is possible that the discourse of the End of History & its reversal within that of a resurgent transcendentalism have become more pervasive, more insistent, more determined than at any previous time, even if, as is frequently said, “the ability to conceive of the history of hominids & the destiny of the Earth in the same temporal trajectory seems particularly deceptive today.”[1] Continue reading “ENTROPOLOGY”