The question remains one of how exactly the hallucinatory activity of cognition relates to the black chaotic assemblages of elementary particles… Excerpts from Ben Woodard’s “Mad Speculation and Absolute Inhumanism: Lovecraft, Ligotti, and the Weirding of Philosophy” (2011): In rejecting the Kantian apparatus we are left with two entities – an unsure relation of thought to […]

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Inorganic Animations

Inorganic Animations: A Review of Spyros Papapetros’ ‘On the Animation of the Inorganic: Art, Architecture, and the Extension of Life’(University of Chicago Press: Chicago & London, 2012).   _____   Paul Harrison (2019). To what extent do humans have agency in the worlds they inhabit? What can we consider as animation? How far does life […]

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Interactivity and Animation

Interactivity and Animation: Recent Developments in Motion Design _ Designing motion is a really interesting thing humans are both capable and incapable of doing it. Moving away from the idea that motion is the sign of life; from the unmoved mover (Aristotle’s god) to our daily experience of consuming oxygen and producing carbon dioxide we are […]

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