Category Archives: Books

From ‘Communification’ to Communisation

Today, on the contrary, publicity is achieved with the help of the secret politics of interest groups: it earns public prestige for a person or issue and thereby renders it ready for acclamatory assent in a climate of non public … Continue reading

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The Inventory (1959) by Henri Lefebvre

Pieter Breugal the Elder, Children’s Games, 1560 Human life (the praxis of man, indivisibly individual and social being) includes no basic elements or attributes other than those which emerge from the origins of life and physical nature: struggle, play, food, … Continue reading

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The Fate of Words: Glosses on Critical Inutility

Fresh pamphlet made for an exhibition in Copenhagen (info below) Anthony_Iles-Fate_of_Words-Long_version .)!”:)/;?!   – An exhibition in and against the written language   With works by Ida Börjel, M. NourbeSe Philip, Anthony Iles, CAConrad, Howard Slater, Deirdre Humphrys, Anne Boyer, Jimmie Durham, Adania … Continue reading

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A Glossary or ‘Atlas of Concepts’ from Alexander Kuge & Oscar Negt, History and Obstinacy

  From Alexander Kluge & Oskar Negt, History and Obstinacy. (Ed. Devin Fore), (Trans. and Richard Langston, Cyrus Shahan et al), Brooklyn, NY: MIT Press, 2014, pp.389-391.

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An A to Z of Communisation by Gilles Dauvé

https://libcom.org/library/z-communisation-gilles-dauv%C3%A9 From Everything Must Go!: The Abolition of Value by Bruno Astarian & Gilles Dauvé: (aaaarg) http://82.221.106.113/thing/58b3891c9ff37c253ab6bddc

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Stacy Doris, ‘Index’ to Lisa Robertson, Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture

  Stacy Doris, ‘Index’ to Lisa Robertson, Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture, Toronto: Coach House Books, 2011, pp.237-239.

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A Soviet Alphabet by Vladimir Mayakovsky (1919)

Roman Jakobson tells us that ‘Mayakovskij and I worked on his Soviet Alphabet together.When he had the first line of a couplet, but the second wouldn’t come to him, he would say: “I’ll pay you so much, if you can … Continue reading

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A is for Arcades (index)

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Beholder Halfway Noise and Capitalism Radio set

A discussion and music revolving around the book Noise and Capitalism with its co-editor Anthony Iles.  Anthony discusses the book’s emergence out of a London noise scene, the potentials that the music opened and also its limitations, and the very … Continue reading

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Valerie Solanas’ Defacement of Scum Manifesto

The Olympia Press, 1968 edition of SCUM MANIFESTO held by the New York Public Library defaced by Valerie Solanas in 1977. Mr. Lannon speculated that Ms. Solanas slipped into the library in 1977, when she apparently returned to New York … Continue reading

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