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Tiqqun:”The Little Game of the Man of the Old Regime”

“First and foremost what we abhor on the whole is not just the image of some ultimate substance, some indivisible density; it is also and above all (at least for me) bad form.” Roland Barthes, Digressions 1. INITIATION Little subversions make for big conformities. 2. PROVISIONAL DEFINITION The man of the Old Regime is the figure of bourgeois subjectivity at the moment of its liquidation and hollowing out by cybernetic… …

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“Mind the Dash” a critical analysis of Theory of Bloom & Theory of the Young-Girl

The somewhat recent (2012) translation of Tiqqun’s Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl published by Semiotext(e) seems to be stimulating more conversation than the previous, less achieved, version. (Or at least the discussion is more above-ground and visible, likely due to Ariana Reines’ new translation as well as the wider sweep of Semiotext(e)’s distribution.) At the same time, it feels as though the conversation has barely begun—at least… …

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“Introduction to Civil War” by Tiqqun

        “Introduction to Civil War” by Tiqqun Translated by Alexander R. Galloway and Jason E. Smith “Society no longer exists, at least in the sense of a differentiated whole. There is only a tangle of norms and mechanisms through which THEY hold together the scattered tatters of the global biopolitical fabric, through which THEY prevent its violent disintegration. Empire is the administrator of this desolation, the supreme… …

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Raw Materials for a Theory of the “YoungGirl.” by Tiqqun

Raw Materials for a Theory of the “YoungGirl.” by Tiqqun Preliminaries   I did love you once. -Hamlet  i Under the hypnotic grimaces of official pacification, a war is being waged.  A war that can no longer be called simply economic, social, or humanitarian, because it is total.  And though each of us senses that our existence has become a battlefield where neuroses, phobias, somatizations, depression, and anguish are but… …

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…And War Has Just Yet Begun…by Party Imaginaire

Void Network shares with all friends through Void Mirror blog the important short film …And War Has Just Yet Begun…by Party Imaginaire The 18′ film is a romantic and cruel political/philosophical analysis through a poetic narration of every day life filmic fragments mixed with moments of riots Party Imaginaire is a ghost, a dream, a secret plan, a rumour, a weapon of imagination and critical mind in the hands of… …

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