For a while now, I’ve been trying to find the best way to describe the position of assumed universality in human culture. The experience from which all other subjectivities deviate, or have caveats applied to them. I’m talking about the quickest way to describe this guy: In other words, the quickest way to say white, … Continue reading Holotypical
Every so often I think about certainty, in the sense of being ‘correct’, of having an unwavering belief. Now, with the publication of my book imminent, along with some other bits and pieces I have coming out soon, I find myself questioning what it means to be certain, and whether it’s ok to publish research … Continue reading On Certainty
I wrote the following brief essay in August 2017, in response to a call for short provocations about… something. I don’t remember what, but it was rejected, and then there was never anywhere else to put it, so I thought I’d put it here. It is at this point of exhaustion, when we have become … Continue reading A Desiring Image: Dating Apps, and Sexuality without Bodies
I’ve been thinking a lot about the film Melancholia (Lars von Trier, 2011). I saw it shortly after it came out, when I was writing my PhD, and a chapter on apocalyptic cinema, and everyone kept recommending it to me. I saw it once, and I haven’t seen it since. At the time, I didn’t … Continue reading The Looming Planet
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