Future Imaginary and the role of Horror

When considering the “failure of the imagination” which traps people within capitalist realism, the potential in invoking an incoherent – though not necessarily unreal – alternative mode of thought or existence is crucial to breaking out of the bind of capitalist realism. Being able to posit an incoherent alterity is the first step towards being able to move towards a coherent alternate reality. But trying to pull away from the familiar and towards a new paradigm inevitably produces an encounter with Horror.

2016.10.27 : mechanics of knowledge, knowledge of mechanics

We’re fast approaching the end of October––one of my favorite months––and everything still seems like a rollercoaster. Today is already better than the entirety of the week the preceded it: I am awake, exercised, showered, dressed, and breakfasted and all before 9AM. I worry that I’m overdoing it; I signed up for a $10/mo. subscription to … Continue reading 2016.10.27 : mechanics of knowledge, knowledge of mechanics

Graffiti, Photography, & Writing about Art.

Second in a series. I still haven't solved the problem of how to present graffiti. But I'm trying my hand at the first step: collecting all my data in one place. At the moment, my formal organizational system is in the form of "sets" on Flickr. I made a collection that contains all the sets … Continue reading Graffiti, Photography, & Writing about Art.