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andrewmurphie has written 13 posts for The Fibreculture Journal

Announcing FCJ30: Incalculable Experience

The Fibreculture Journal returns, after a brief hiatus, with FCJ30: Incalculable Experience. Incalculable Experience is edited by Lone Bertelsen. Articles by Erin Manning, Maria Hynes, Andrew Goodman, Susan Ballard and Glen Fuller, on minor social life, executive function and fugitivity, design thinking, the anarchic share of listening, violence and objects, the limits of the contemporary…


Issue 30 : Incalculable Experience

issue doi:10.15307/fcj.30 introduction doi:10.15307/fcj.30.222.2019 Introduction by Lone Bertelsen, Issue Editor. We owe each other the indeterminate. We owe each other everything (Harney and Moten, 2013: 20). … What must remain incalculable is the very question of the being of relation. (Erin Manning, this issue) The theme of the issue: Incalculable Experience, emerged in encounter with…


FCJ-228 University, Universitas

Erin Manning SenseLab, Concordia University, Canada [Abstract] It cannot be denied that the university is a place of refuge, and it cannot be accepted that the university is a place of enlightment. (Moten and Harney, 2009: 145) Nothing About Us Without Us! (Charlton, 2000) Universities have a long history. The mantra of the universitas –…


FCJ-224 Design Thinking, Design Activism, Design Study

Maria Hynes The Australian National University, Australia [Abstract] But we won’t stand corrected. Moreover, incorrect as we are there’s nothing wrong with us. (Harney and Moten, 2013: 20) In their consideration of the contribution of academic labour to what they call the ‘social reproduction of conquest denial’, Stefano Harney and Fred Moten isolate a number…


FCJ-223 Fugitively, Approximately

Erin Manning SenseLab, Concordia University, Canada [Abstract] Two phrases haunt my thinking. The first comes from Fred Moten: all black life is neurodiverse life. It might also have been black life is always neurodiverse life. The second is approximation of proximity. The feeling is that the ambiguity of memory in the first has a connection…


FCJ-227 Survey and Project: On the (Im)possibility of Scholarship in an Era of Networked Knowledge

Glen Fuller University of Canberra, Australia [Abstract] Researchers concerned with networks have engaged with a variety of conceptual and technical problems and areas of interest. Fibreculture’s key focus has been any and all manifestations of network culture, with a particular interest in media. Our interest in scholarly publishing – both this journal, books and experimental…


FCJ-226 ‘And they are like wild beasts’:[1] Violent Things in the Anthropocene

Susan Ballard School of the Arts, English and Media, University of Wollongong [Abstract] Disappearance At the opening of the temporary Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in 2010 there was a room curtained off from all the others. Looking behind the curtain I found two chairs, headphones, a silently meditative voice, a highly-reflective dark blue leaning-yet-standing wooden…


FCJ-225 One Definite Note and the Anarchic Share of Listening

Andrew Goodman La Trobe University, Australia [Abstract] What you listen to or what you’re reading is still moving and still living. It’s still forming. (Harney and Moten, 2013: 107) Music charms us, even though its beauty consists only in the harmonics of numbers and in a calculation that we are not aware of, but which…



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Calls for Papers/Pasts/Futures for the Fibreculture Journal

The Fibreculture Journal already has a full year planned for 2012, with issues on Affect and Interaction and Speculative Utopias. We will be issuing new CFPs early in 2012 for publication in 2013. Intense discussions are in process. These CFPs may concern media/climate change/environment issues, publishing itself, post-network politics and/or media business models (what these…