Thursday, 30 March 2017

Material/Semiotic Flows/Subjectivity : Towards Disentanglement


Social behaviour is trapped in inescapable patterns of interaction coded by techno-linguistic machines, smartphones, screens of every size, and all of these sensory and emotional devices end up destroying our organism's sensibility by submitting it to the stress of competition and acceleration.

Franco "bifo" Berardi

And : Phenomenology of the End

Signs and Machines : Capitalism and The Production Of Subjectivity
Maurizio Lazzarato









Sketching out an aesthetic genealogy of capitalist globalization. Berardi shows how we have arrived at a point of such complexity in the semiotic flows of capital that we can no longer process its excessive currents of information.