October / IW 07
Radical academic questioning.

Radical academic questioning.

2011: No Works Progress Administration.
2011 Creative Capital: “This was an especially competitive year as we received our second highest volume of inquiries ever—3,247!”

“So too were the mixing of realms traditionally recognized as private and public, and of the interests assumed to be independently vested in each. The truth is that these domains mix all the time, especially in the art world [sic], and often for the good of innovation. Plenty of EXPLOITATION comes of these crossings, too………”

From October, no. 135 (Winter 2011), p. 115.

Nick Land’s Meltdown:

“Drifts of densely-semiotized quasi-intelligent garbage twitch and stink in fucked-weather tropical heat.

Level-1 or world space is an anthropomorphically scaled, predominantly vision-configured, massively multislotted reality system that is obsolescing very rapidly.

Garbage time is running out.

Can what is playing you make it to level 2?”

Nick Land. “Meltdown.” In: Fanged Noumena. Falsmouth: Urbanomic, 2011.

And the question is?