A sharp-edged work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders. Daston proposes that human reason practiced in hu..(read more)
Liquidation World examines a distinctive form of subjectivity animating the avant-garde: that of the dissolute figure that makes an art of its own vacancy, an o..(read more)
Described as “France’s most famous unknown artist,” the innovative media provocateur Fred Forest was a precursor of Eduardo Kac, Jodi, the Yes Men, RT..(read more)
How new biomedical technologies—from prenatal testing to gene-editing techniques—require us to imagine who counts as human and what it means to belong.
Imagining a future in which humans fundamentally reshape the natural world using nanotechnology, synthetic biology, de-extinction, and climate engineering.
In 1965, the experimental filmmaker Stan VanDerBeek (1927–1984) unveiled his Movie-Drome, made from the repurposed top of a grain silo. VanDerBeek envisioned ..(read more)
Janine Marchessault examines a series of utopian media events that opened up and expanded the cosmos, creating ecstatic collective experiences for spectators an..(read more)
In Experimental Politics, Maurizio Lazzarato examines the conditions of work, employment, and unemployment in neoliberalism’s flexible and precarious labor ma..(read more)