Here is my latest essay on the state of the art of internet culture, published in the e-flux Journal 04/14. It is also a review of the book by three New York media theorists that I knew well, McKenzie Wark, Eugene Thacker and Alex Galloway called Excommunication. In May 2014 we had a discussion about my piece and their book on the Empyre email discussion list.
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Noise is the Message, Short Essay for El Pais
Download as PDF (I wrote a short essay on ‘noise’ for El Pais, here the URL of the Spanish transation and below the original text in English: El ruido es la nueva banda sonora de tu vida https://elpais.com/ideas/2022-05-15/el-ruido-es-la-nueva-banda-sonora-de-tu-vida.html) Noise is the Message By Geert Lovink Information overload turns relevant information into distressing noise. When there [...]
Mental Long Covid and the Techno-Social Unconscious-Interview with Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi
Download as PDF It’s late April 2022 in Bologna and we meet in Franco’s apartment. He shows me his collection of collages he produced in the Covid period, his art therapy to fight off depression. The paintings can be found here and there online, exhibited under the pseudonym Istubalz. We’ve come together to discuss his [...]
Just Out: Stuck on the Platform-Reclaiming the Internet by Geert Lovink
Download as PDF I am proud to present you my new book: Stuck on the Platform, Reclaiming the Internet. The book is published in five languages, starting with English (Valiz) and Spanish (Holobionte Ediciones), followed in August by German (Transcript Verlag), then Italian (Nero) and Turkish (İletişim). The original English edition, published by Valiz (Amsterdam) [...]