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The Death and Resurrection of the Avant-garde

In 2001 Will Self declared the avant garde long gone and dead with the suicide of Guy Debord in 1994, but it’s not as easy as it sounds. 191 more words

On the Nature of Situation Construction

One of the things that the situation construction makes clear is the responsibility of the humanistic value in the age of the spectacle. This derives from and into kantian imperatives. 225 more words

Global Warming

Global warming as spectacular derivation is even regarded an infirmity more than a conspiracy necessary for a changed mentality. Those who write for the newspapers and magazines of our time are not concealing their intelligence: what we see is all they’ve got. 109 more words

Will Self on Guy Debord

I sholdn’t go on and say something as simple as »Here you go!« or »Check this out!« for the same reasons that Guy Debord had his reservations in his late 80’s comments to The Society of the Spectacle: … 270 more words

How can we write of 'academic depression'? Part 2 - words

Below is the text of my ‘academic performance’ in durham recently

This is best read in conjunction with the slides in Part 1.

Writing of the Heart: Auto-ethnographic Writing as Subversive Story Telling… 1,892 more words

Autoethnography

How can we write of 'academic depression'? Part 1

On Wednesday 9th July 2014 I gave a performance-presentation  entitled “Writing of the Heart: Auto-ethnographic Writing as Subversive Story Telling” at the Academic Identities Conference… 61 more words

Autoethnography