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"TRAUMA, RECOVERY, CONTROL, FREEDOM. Every era has its way of telling this story, locating it within its own present-day networks; harming, medicating, and styling it according to its own set of codes. In the following essay, the writer Geoffrey Mak recounts his experience of the 2010s via an assault incident ...Read More
Designers are cutting their marks on what will seem like an insane sentient garment, one which lives on and in the surfaces of our future ruins. This clothing combines different kinds of artificial intelligence, embedded industrial sensors, very noisy data, tens of millions of metal and cement machines in motion A furtive orchestra of automation is amalgamated from this uneven landscape and capable of unexpected creativity and cruelty. ...Read More
"As Lee Edelman argues in No Future, queerness “never defines an identity; it can only ever disturb one.” Maybe this “disturbing,” rather than Silicon Valley’s co-option of disruption, is a useful way to frame our moving forward. A continued preoccupation with the body, whether it is in the fetishized and ...Read More
“What are we looking at when we open Spotify? How did it get there, and on whose dime? Who owns visual real estate on Spotify? How do major labels control what the average Spotify listener is being fed? Who is shaping Spotify’s so-called “editorial voice”? Why is it so hard ...Read More