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Boris Groys on the Materiality of Signs

After all, signs are material; they are primarily things, objects in the world. Just as real, material, and finite are such sign carriers as books, paintings, films, computers, museums, and libraries, as well as stones, animals, humans, societies, and nation-states. … Continue reading

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On Bifo’s The Uprising: On Poetry and Finance

IF YOU ARE COMING HERE FROM FACEBOOK, CAN YOU PLEASE COMMENT AND TELL ME WHY THERE IS SO MUCH TRAFFIC COMING FROM THERE TO THIS POST? I have also written about Bifo’s The Soul At Work and Ironic Ethics. I finished the last … Continue reading

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John D. Peters on Communication

The real work of communication thus occurs largely on a non-material plane, wherever mutual partaking of intentions and thoughts opens up. Each sign is a seance in miniature, as it were, calling forth a spiritual being: “When I perceive a … Continue reading

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