dadoodoflow

Intimacy cannot be expressed discursively. The swelling to the bursting point, the malice that breaks out with clenching teeth and weeps; the sinking feeling that doesn’t know where it comes from or what it’s about; the fear that sings its head off in the dark; the white-eyed pallor, the sweet sadness, the rage and the vomiting … are so many evasions.

—Georges Bataille, Theory of Religion (via golodomor)

(via charlieambler)

stressfm-books:

Words Made Flesh: Code, Culture, Imagination
by Florian Cramer
 
Executable code existed centuries before the invention of the computer in magic, Kabbalah, musical composition and experimental poetry. These practices are often neglected as a historical pretext of contemporary software culture and electronic arts. Above all, they link computations to a vast speculative imagination that encompasses art, language, technology, philosophy and religion. These speculations in turn inscribe themselves into the technology. Since even the most simple formalism requires symbols with which it can be expressed, and symbols have cultural connotations, any code is loaded with meaning. This booklet writes a small cultural history of imaginative computation, reconstructing both the obsessive persistence and contradictory mutations of the phantasm that symbols turn physical, and words are made flesh.
 

publisher
Download (updated on 2012-10-11)View online (HTML, added on 2013-7-1) Sequel: Exe.cut(up)able statements: Poetische Kalküle und Phantasmen des selbstausführenden Texts (2011, in German)


This looks interesting. Anyone read this?

stressfm-books:

Words Made Flesh: Code, Culture, Imagination

by Florian Cramer

 

Executable code existed centuries before the invention of the computer in magic, Kabbalah, musical composition and experimental poetry. These practices are often neglected as a historical pretext of contemporary software culture and electronic arts. Above all, they link computations to a vast speculative imagination that encompasses art, language, technology, philosophy and religion. These speculations in turn inscribe themselves into the technology. Since even the most simple formalism requires symbols with which it can be expressed, and symbols have cultural connotations, any code is loaded with meaning. This booklet writes a small cultural history of imaginative computation, reconstructing both the obsessive persistence and contradictory mutations of the phantasm that symbols turn physical, and words are made flesh.

 

publisher

Download (updated on 2012-10-11)
View online (HTML, added on 2013-7-1)
Sequel: Exe.cut(up)able statements: Poetische Kalküle und Phantasmen des selbstausführenden Texts (2011, in German)

This looks interesting. Anyone read this?

(via ananiananao)

Found in a Red Desert

Think about who the average movie critic is. Most (90%+?) of them are leftist progressives, thus in sympathy or outright in love with communism, something this director is famous for and which stains everything he ever made. 

These critics love mental illness, something the left is ALSO famous for — the left never fails to turn some emotion or condition into a mental illness if it helps them get off from being responsible for their own lives. 

The film is from a classic era of Italian films, something most critics drool over, and it represents a ‘first’, namely this director’s first use of color. 

The film, as well, won a Golden Lion (Venice) and is a classic time capsule of that era. 

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Lucky Fucker List 10/4-10/10

Music

Mazzy Star - Season of Your Day

War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

Godflesh - A World Lit Only by Fire

Adam & The Ants - Dirk Wears White Socks

Miles Davis - In A Silent Way/On the Corner

Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden

Britten Quartet - Benjamin Britten: String Quartets No. 1&2

Son House - The Original Delta Blues

The United States of America - The United States of America

Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves

BBC Radio Documentary on Sand Denny

Blind Willie Johnson - Dark Was the Night

Japan - Gentleman Take Polaroids

Tortoise - Tortoise

The Clash - The Clash

Twin Shadow - Confess

Pearls Before Swine - Balaklava

Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking

Kevin Ayers - Shooting the Moon

Soft Machine - Soft Machine

Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom

Bark Psychosis - Hex

Ex Hex - Rips

Movies

Jean-Luc Godard - Pierrot Le Fou

Jacques Rivette - La Religieuse

Fritz Kirsch - Children of the Corn

Books

Hermann Broch - The Death of Virgil

Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelhausen -  Simplicius Simplicissimus

Giorgio Agamben - The Coming Community

Jen Hofer - Slide Rule

Paul Eluard - Selected Poems

Richard Brody - Everything is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard

the domain of inputs is the square that circumscribes our circle)

The Physics of Failure

are

full of

liquid 

bubbly

flows jittering at a

single-ended

full swing

buffer

merging big iron 

w/ Big Data.

………….

(and) (or)

………….

Big Daddy

let’s mitigate spurious

velocities in my

dirty & heterogeneous

data, we can consider

how the system treats

the circular pipe,

rectangular ducts,

a backward facing step,

flows over square

cylinders as separate

dimensions, like space,

time, and uncertainty.

I can’t get over this album. I’ve never really gave Soft Machine a listen so I can’t say how this compares.

(Source: Spotify)

cabinetofchemicals:

I want to
Be in cahoots…
Let’s be in
Cahoots and scour
Lost and found
Boxes for treasures.

The Last Frolic (trash)

Wax dithyrambic, rave
Self-consciously…my
Last first poem
You will stand
In line to
See. It’s stupid
To die for
Status with such
A deadpan arrogance,
Such tired insolence.
I switched love
With status because
I was embarrassed
And now it’s
A diary and
Not a poem.
That’s how you
Know I’m Nothing.