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Announcing FCJ Issue 25: Apps and Affect

We at the Fibreculture Journal are very happy to announce a new issue: Apps and Affect. FCJ25 Apps and Affect edited by Svitlana Matviyenko, Nandita Biswas Mellamphy, Nick Dyer-Witheford, Alison Hearn, and Andrew Murphie. Issue 25 features; FCJ-179 On Governance, Blackboxing, Measure, Body, Affect and Apps: A conversation with Patricia Ticineto Clough and Alexander R. Galloway Svitlana…


New Issue: Issue 22 Trolls and the Negative Space of the Internet

We have a habit (becoming a running quip), in the FCJ management group, of proclaiming that we feel we’ve turned a corner with the launch of each new issue. Speaking personally, I think I’m finally coming to terms with the fact that each issue presents a unexpected series of corners and that the act of…


A Quiet Period and a Vital Future

In 2013 The Fibreculture Journal celebrated its 10th year in operation. It was, for the most part, a year of self-assessment, rebuilding and rejuvenation as we welcomed a new editorial team and dealt with a number of outstanding legal and organisational hurdles – all of which, I am glad to report, we have almost cleared….


Speculating on Utopia: A Fibreculture Journal Launch and Workshop.

24th September 2012. 12.30 launch with workshop following from 1-4pm.   Speculating on Utopia: A Fibreculture Journal and Workshop – Invite PDF To celebrate the launch of Issue 20 of The Fibreculture Journal “Networked Utopias and Speculative Futures” we invite you to a workshop gathering to explore the themes raised by the Issue (twenty.fibreculturejournal.org) and…


Where to Next?

We’re very happy to be publishing FCJ 20, the Network Utopias issue. It’s a fine issue. With a great deal of subtlety and force, it pulls apart the notion of network utopia, while leaving a great deal of room for what it is that networks truly give us. There’s been an enormous amount of work…


The Ubiquity Issue

The Ubiquity Issue Fibreculture Journal 19 deals with ubiquitous or pervasive computing, and with the recently emerged ambience of information. The issue details practices involving pervasive computing, both everyday practices and new art or dynamic architectural forms. Alongside these more practical concerns, the issue thinks through and with ubiquity. It takes ubiquity as something that…


Trans Issue

It is now perhaps a commonplace that digital, networked and informational media are extremely transient. They diversify in form and function at a dizzying rate. At the same time, they transit and fuse “social” and “natural” differences in a manner which reconfigures all the worlds involved. It is also perhaps a commonplace to suggest that…


Some Happy Changes

It is with great happiness that we launch the new site for the Fibreculture Journal. Many thanks to Mat Wall-Smith, our Journal Manager, for setting up this far more flexible platform. It’s been an enormous amount of work, but it’s been worth it. With this platform, we hope to foster a more complex and rewarding…


Journal News: Dec 2009

The Fibreculture Journal ends 2009 on a high note. The launch of FCJ-Issue 15: What Now? : The Imprecise and Disagreeable Aesthetics of Remix edited by Darren Tofts (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne) and Christian McCrea (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne) makes a fitting finale for the original Fibreculture Journal website. The Journal’s next issue…