New Formations

Articles from No. 77, 2012

Antagonism and Technicity: Bernard Stiegler on Eris, Stasis and Polemos
Abstract The essay seeh to sketch out, by outlining Stiegler's interpretation of ens, stasis and polemos as notions of social conflict, the relation between hü thought of technics and current thinking of the political. Stiegkr's notion of a 'de-fault...
Baldwin's Atlantics
Cora Kaplan and Bill Schwarz (eds), James Baldwin: America and Beyond, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 201 1, 259pp; paperback $24.65James Baldwin: America and Beyond makes forceful contributions to the transnational scholarship on Baldwin's...
Bernard Stiegler: 'A Rational Theory of Miracles: On Pharmacology and Transindividuation'
Bernard Stiegler (BS) was interviewed by Ben Roberts (BR), Jeremy Gilbert (JG) and Mark Hayward (MH)MH There are two concepts which are at the centre of your work, the concept of technics and the concept of individuation. Could you say something about...
Beyond the Everyday
BEYOND THE EVERYDAY Ben Highmore, Ordinary Lives: Studies in the Everyday, London, Routledge, 2010, 208pp; paperback, £20.99Ben Highmore edited die 2002 andiology The Everyday Life Reader (Roudedge) that first brought him to the attention of readers...
Editing (and) Individuation
Abstract This essay will explore aspects of Bernard Stiegler's theorisation of film editing as the construction of a flux of perceptual experience at the heart of the industrialisation of attention characteristic of modern and contemporary technocultures....
Editorial
This issue is devoted to the work of the French philosopher Bernard Stiegler. Stiegler is a prolific writer who has published over twelve books in the last three years alone. Despite the fact that only a relatively small portion of this is translated,...
Enchantment, Disenchantment, Re-Enchantment: Toward a Critical Politics of Re-Individuation
Abstract Since the creation of Ars Industrialis in 2005, Bernard Stiegler has increasingly turned his focus toward the more directly political aspects of critical theory. While in his great, five-volume Technics and Time Stiegler concentrated on a radical...
Glossary
technics: Lewis Mumford defines the English term in his bookArt and Technics as 'that part of human activity wherein, by an energetic organization of the process of work, man controls and directs the forces of nature for his own purposes'. ' In Stiegler's...
Life and Thought in the Rushes: Mnemotechnics and Orthographic Temporal Objects in the Philosophy of Bernard Stiegler
Abstract This essay uses the work of Bernard Stiegler to explore some philosophical and theoretical implications of his project with regard to the ways in which mnemotechnics can be found to function in moving-image culture. In particular the untele...
Post-Cinematic Effects
Post-Cinematic Effects Steven Shaviro, Post-Cinematic Affect, London, Zero Books, 2010, 191pp; £10.99 paperbackSteven Shaviro's Post-Cinematic Affect engages with the effects of post-cinematic technologies on our experiences, orientations, emotions,...
Proletarianisation
Abstract This essay takes up the work of Bernard Stiegler to evaluate and critique his use of Marx and Engels' notion of proletarianization in the context of new media, television, education and activism. The impact of technology and the notion of the...
Resisting Deconstruction
Catharine Malabou, Changing Difference, Carolyn Shread (trans), Cambridge, Polity Press, 201 1, 180 pp; £14.99 paperbackCatherine Malabou's Changing Difference is a deeply personal work. The rawness of her intent is found peppered through this intellectually...
Technics beyond the Temporal Object
Abstract ThL· essay focuses on the phenomenological origins and limitations of Bernard Stiegler's media philosophy. No critic has more thoroughly and convincingly hid bare the deep correlation of human life and technical culture: from the first volume...
Technics, Individuation and Tertiary Memory: Bernard Stiegler's Challenge to Media Theory
Abstract Media studies as a field has traditionally been wary of the question of technology. Ducussion of technology has often been restricted to refotively sterile debates about technological determinism. In recent times there has been renewed interest,...
The Forgetting of Aesthetics: Individuation, Technology, and Aesthetics in the Work of Bernard Stiegler
Abstract Thh essay discusses the role of aesthetics in Bernard Stiegler's work in its relation to individuation and technology. It argues that Stiegler understands aesthetics as the sensuous experience of space and time, which he sees as the ground for...
The Reality of Real Time
Abstract According to Bernard Stiegler the technological contrivances that rule our world have set in motion dangerous developments. Although Stiegler is not a technophobe, he believes that the technological devices that are constructed around real time...
Unconsoled
UNCONSOLED Neil Lazarus, The Postcolonial Unconscious, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 201 1, 299pp; £17.99 paperbackIt will come as no surprise to those who have followed Neil Lazarus's work over the years to discover, in this collection of essays...
War at the Membrane
WAR AT THE MEMBRANE Howard Slater, Anomie/ Bonhomie and Other Writings, London, Mute Books, 201 1, 148pp; £9.99 paperbackI first encountered Howard Slater's sharp-witted and inventive writing in the pages of a magazine called Autotoxicity. An unholy...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.