1. RA#5 ~INIGO WILKINS 'Upsetting Equilibria: Why Prometheans Don’t Play Dice'


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    A common objection to Prometheanism is that the unforeseen contingencies of technological change may upset the 'fragile equilibrium' of nature. There are conservative religious claims that…

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    • Exercise in "The Emic" Workshop


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      With Tarek Atoui, Inigo Wilkins, and the students of the Al Amal School for the Deaf. Commissioned by The Sharjah Biennale 11

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      • Benedict Singleton - Maximum Jailbreak


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        FIND THE FULL WRITTEN VERSION HERE : http://www.e-flux.com/journal/maximum-jailbreak/ First formulated one hundred and fifty years ago by the heretical scholar Nikolai Federov, the doctrine of cosmism…

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        • Simon O'Sullivan - On the Production of Subjectivity


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          FULL TRANSCRIPT OF THE CONFERENCE HERE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/x6pndyzsa3bfqpy/simon_o_sullivan_composite_diagrams_and_relations_of_adjacency.pdf NOTES HERE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/mqjxw5mlcgt0jyr/simon_o_sullivan_notes.pdf…

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          • Kirsten Cooke & Dale Holmes - A Brief Introduction to Material Conjectures


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            FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/4w8mp6b1bezs76g/kirsten_cooke_dale_holmes_material_conjectures.pdf For this ten minute presentation the co-authors of Material Conjectures…

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            • Robin Mackay - The Barker Topos (A Pitch)


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              Superposing philosophical treatise / action thriller / site-specific work, surface will be read as symptom, and the investigator as already implicated in the contingencies of the plot, as new perspectives…

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              • Robin Mackay - No Core Dump: Pamela Rosenkranz's Speculative L'Orealism


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                Robin Mackay is a philosopher and director of UK arts organization Urbanomic, which promotes research activities addressing crucial issues in philosophy and science and their relation to contemporary…

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                • Josephine Berry Slater - Process Processed


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                  DOWNLOAD THE FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/8jyczm7e8i2b2vx/josephine-berry-slater-process_processed.pdf After his death an abscess was found at the back of the patient…

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                  • Fabien Giraud - The Suffocation of Birds


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                    DUE TO SOUND ISSUES, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU DOWNLOAD AND READ THE TRANSCRIPT. FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/5j7jadtutzfh5r5/fabien_giraud_THESUFFOCATIONOFBIRDS.pdf…

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                    • Sam Basu - In the Witches Drowning


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                      DOWNLOAD THE FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/kl1ib0ctb2nbdg1/sam_basu_In_the_Witches_Drowning.pdf Sam Basu will read, In the Witches Drowning, a short text jointly written…

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