Tag Archives: Guattari

The Man with Two Brains, but no Umbrella

This short piece features in a book produced as part of the Conway Actants exhibit by Deborah Gardner and Jane Millar at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London earlier this year – a ‘a unique, visual art project which directly responds to Conway Hall’s spaces, ethos, activities and archive.’ https://conwayhall.org.uk/event/conway-actants/. It’s adapted from a talk at a Club Critical Theory event at the Exhibit.

It also lightly engages with some of ideas developed in the forthcoming book The Assemblage Brain: Sense making in Neuroculture (Minnesota University Press) due early next year.
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Deleuze in Southend-on-Sea

Deleuze in Southend-on-Sea Tony D Sampson Text based on a talk given at the first Club Critical Theory night at the Railway Hotel in Southend, Essex, UK on April 17th 2014. Corrections may still be needed. Applying Deleuze to Southend … Continue reading

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Talks on Virality (part three)

(Goldsmiths 22nd Oct) …. Continuing on Milgram. Agentic states are generally traced to the disposition of an individual caught up in a natural chain of command rather than a disassociated state.  For Milgram, imitation leads to conformity, but obedience ultimately … Continue reading

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The Contagions of The Spam Book Revisited

For those visitors to Virality who haven’t yet read The Spam Book (Hampton Press, 2009) here is the introductory chapter (co-written with Jussi Parikka) and including the introduction to the first section of the collection: Contagions. ON ANOMALOUS OBJECTS OF DIGITAL … Continue reading

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Remodelling Communication by Gary Genosko

As prelude to Virality there are some very interesting references to an early take on the scrambling of the Shannon and Weaver communication model I wrote about back in 2006. Genosko’s book is a much better read though. Finding a way to … Continue reading

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