"It is no longer anything but a gigantic simulacrum - not unreal, but simulacrum, that is to say never exchanged for the real, but exchanged for itself, in an uninterrupted circuit without reference or circumference."

RT @sahilkapur@twitter.com

Former President George W. Bush: “The decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq. I mean of Ukraine.”

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sahilkapur/status/

"This painting has always seemed to me to be a perfect allegory of friendship. Indeed, what is friendship other than a proximity that resists both representation and conceptualization?" -Agamben

RT @johnrbpalmer@twitter.com

On Thursday artist-theorist Ian Alan Paul (@bienmaspreciado@twitter.com) will present "The Wastes of Computation: Artificial Intelligence, Border Surveillance, and the Policing of Detritus," in the
@GritimUpf@twitter.com Seminar Series, 15:00-18:00, Sala Polivalent Rodoreda. upf.edu/web/gritim/seminar-ser

🐦🔗: twitter.com/johnrbpalmer/statu

"Google Will Eat Itself," Ubermorgen, 2005

'Google Will Eat Itself' is a system of economic auto-cannibalism which uses clicks on Google text advertisements installed on a network of hidden websites to generate revenue from Google which is used to buy Google shares.

My talk at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (@UPFBarcelona@twitter.com) on the politics of waste and the policing of migration is this Thursday, if any of you in Barcelona are interested:

"Capitalism is fundamentally anti-human or at the very least, anthropophobic. Its final aim is to replace the human species with another, which would combine the attributes of various natural, mineral, organic, machinic, and nowadays digital entities." theoryculturesociety.org/blog/

"Fugitivity hardly exhausts the repertoires of practices...He or she must develop an extraordinary capacity to become imperceptible and unassignable, to continually shift from one self to its alternate, to inhabit the tiniest of cracks and fissures."

Jasbir Puar is really sharp in this piece: "Dividualizing does not break down or dismember the body (knees, ankles, limbs); rather, it does not recognize these disparate elements as part of a composite in the first place."

"All Along the Watchtower," Nadia Kaabi-Linke, Site-specific installation with airbrush, dimensions variable, 2012

“This is another way of stating the truism that the differential between the human and the machine is pivotal to capitalist dynamics, and that 'human nature' ...­ is entirely bound up with the playing out of this differential.” -Massumi

"Forbidden Colors," Félix González-Torres, 1988

“...It is a fact that four colors red, black, green and white placed next to each other in any form are strictly forbidden by the Israeli army in the occupied Palestinian territories...”

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