One last thing about Kim Kardashian’s instafame: are you surprised that she gets hundreds of thousands of dollars for one sponsored post she uploads? KM: The increase in value of the world of things is directly proportional to the decrease in value of the human world.

Friction

From Uncanny Valley with Love

Schiffbruch mit Drohne

Freedom requires creating institutions and practices; it involves shaping new and durable worlds. And this is a task that every generation must bear anew.

Zur Ästhetik des Normalen in der Mode

Towards a New Political Paradigm in Times of Social Amnesia

Desire cannot be satisfied because it is defined in lack, but it can be recreated in fantasy.

Is the result of biogenetics not that we, “ordinary” humans, effectively are that—humans who don’t know they are not humans, i.e., neuronal machines with self-awareness?

Liminal Fetish and Diffuse Image at 1350°

Étant donnés

Karl Marx Muses Over the Kardashians & Instafame

Reguetón Theory

The digital stucco becomes part of the process of the “emancipation of the sign”.

What comes to light now, though, is the territory beyond the Uncanny Valley.

What's Left is Here and Now

Entkunstung durch den Plattform- kapitalismus?

Below the Asphalt Lies the Beach

Individuals, unlike market bonds or particles, are tied by values, expectations, beliefs, cosmologies and references that define their identity.

The Edited Body for a Particular Purpose

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