Monthly Archives: July 2015

Children of the new Earth – Deleuze, Guattari and anarchism

We share below an essay by Aragorn Eloff reflecting upon the multiple and consequent relations between the philosophical work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari and anarchism.  Originally presented as a talk at the 2015 Deleuze and Guattari and Africa conference … Continue reading

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A permanent war without borders: Turkey

It is often said that the first victim of war is the truth.  What is ignored in this common sense wisdom is that all war is, among other things, a war between truths, a war for the creation of truth. … Continue reading

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Between seeing like a man and seeing like an animal: Sebastião Salgado’s “Genesis”

Sebastião Salgado’s most recent photographic work turns away from his now more traditional themes – e.g. labour, migration, war and genocide … what may be summarised as a concern with the violent dramas of the human condition – to capture … Continue reading

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La vie appelle la vie: The animated poetry of Frédéric Back

Libérer la vie, libérer la vie des prisons … c’est ça resister. Gilles Deleuze, Abécédaire  Art for me is just a natural reaction. I just try to share this reaction to what I love, and want to share. The pleasure is … Continue reading

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The state as an agent of murder: Turkey

Over thirty people have died, and over seventy are injured, in a bomb attack in Suruç, turkey, on the turkish-syrian border accross from Kobane.  The target was a gathering of the Federation of Socialist Youth Associations (SGDF) meeting at the … Continue reading

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In solidarity: Wafaa Charaf

Wafaa Charaf was arrested and placed in preventative detention on the 9th of Januray 2014 in Tangier.  Earlier she had made a formal legal complaint against unknown individuals for kidnapping, sequestering and threats on the 27th of April 2014, after … Continue reading

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Paul Beatriz Preciado: Feminism beyond humanism, ecology beyond the environment

We share a text by Paul Beatriz Preciado, in translation, that was originally published in the french newspaper Liberation (26/09/2014): a critical reflection on feminism and more broadly on what Preciado calls “animalism” …

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From “Out of the woods”: Cyborg ecology, cyborg agriculture

  Following on the recent posting of an essay by Bruno Latour on post-environmentalism, we join to it a reflection on cyborg ecology and agriculture from the excellent blog “Out of the Woods” that is carried on libcom.org (17/07/2015), as … Continue reading

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Landscapes of oppression, gestures of resistance: Istanbul

Sunday Today is Sunday. Today they led me out into the sun for the first time. And for the first time in my life I stood immovable Amazed at how distant the sky was How vast, How blue Respectfully I … Continue reading

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Post-environmentalism: Love your monsters

We share below a text by Bruno Latour that originally appeared in Next Nature (07/09/2014) and that was also posted on libcom.org (15/06/2015), as an invitation to critically think through a radical ecological politics …

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