Category Archives: Paul Virilio

A tribute to the work of Paul Virilio – video

The Brooklyn Rail is proud to host a panel discussion and film screening in honor of Paul Virilio’s (1932-2018) life and the influence his work has had on a generation of thinkers. The evening will begin with a rare screening … Continue reading

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Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark

Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark Virilio was one of the last representatives of a hugely influential generation of French theorists. Personally I found his early work most of interest – from Bunker … Continue reading

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Archipelago/Funambulist Conversation between Léopold Lambert and Stuart Elden on Territory and Volume

I’ve linked to content on Archipelago – the podcast companion site to Léopold Lambert’s The Funambulist – before. This time it’s a discussion with me, conducted at the CUSP offices in New York, and mainly discussing my 2013 article “Secure the … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Lefebvre etc. (2 of 3)

The new translation of Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil and On the Genealogy of Morality; Lefebvre’s Trois textes pour le theâtre; Virilio’s Open Sky; Trawny’s Heidegger und der Mythos der jüdischen Weltverschwörung; Harvey’s The Urban Experience; the new edition of a … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo, The Politics of Ruins – interview with Léopold Lambert of The Funambulist

A recording of a fascinating discussion between Léopold Lambert and Gastón Gordillo, “The Politics of Ruins: What’s Hidden Under Rubble” at The Archipelago – the podcast platform of The Funambulist. Here’s Léopold’s description of the discussion: In early May, Gastón Gordillo received me at … Continue reading

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The Squared Horizon: The Frames and Trajectories of Paul Virilio, 6 June 2014. Nottingham Trent University

The Squared Horizon: The Frames and Trajectories of Paul Virilio, 6 June 2014. Nottingham Trent University – full details here. In Desert Screen, Paul Virilio suggests the notion of a ‘squared horizon’ as a way of envisioning the interposition of the screen, … Continue reading

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The Dimensions of Territory – audio of talk at Al Quds Bard Honors College

The audio recording of my talk earlier this month at Al Quds Bard Honors College, “The Dimensions of Territory”, is available here. For people who know my work on territory it doesn’t have much new, but it tries to give … Continue reading

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Books received

Another few books received – Mark Blyth’s Austerity; Paul Virilio’s The Art of the Motor; Audrea Lim’s collection The Case for Sanctions Against Israel; the new issue of Geographica Helvetica; and two manuscripts to review.

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Books received

A lot of books arrived while I was away. Many of these are background reading on Israel/Palestine, a couple of which I’d read before, but Maha Samman’s Trans-Colonial Urban Space in Palestine is to review; the new issues of Society … Continue reading

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Books received

John Sallis, Logic of Imagination; the reissue of Michael Watts, Silent Violence; Paul Virilio’s The Great Accelerator, and Paidraig Carmody, The New Scramble for Africa.

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