[NetBehaviour] My name is [Your Name Here] and I am an Accelerationist

Pall Thayer pallthay at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 00:38:24 CEST 2016


My name is Pall Thayer and I'm a Libre Office Calc-er... not an
excel-erationist.

On Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 18:35 Simon Biggs <simon at littlepig.org.uk> wrote:

> I’ve always been sceptical of manifestos, isms and movements. They
> typically corrupt themselves and end up in a car crash. The same goes for
> ideology.
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> I have two questions:
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> In what sense is accelerationism distinct from prior isms?
> Distinct or not, do I want to be associated with it - or don’t I have a
> choice (perhaps Marc can answer that one…)?
>
> best
>
> Simon
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>
> *Simon Biggs*
> simon at littlepig.org.uk
> http://www.littlepig.org.uk
> http://amazon.com/author/simonbiggs
> http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/staff/homepage.asp?name=simon.biggs
> http://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/school-of-art/simon-biggs
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> On 21 Apr 2016, at 22:55, dave miller <dave.miller.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I don't understand what accelerationism is yet, as I need to read a lot
> more - and a few times - and let it sink in. I find it hard to understand,
> to be honest.
>
> I'm interested though in the connection with Donna Haraway's Cyborg
> Manifesto
>
> And I'd like to know more about the accelerationist aesthetic, what it is,
> and why.
>
> I'd like to know the general view from people on this list - as we are all
> new media/ net art/ media techy types , who have been experimenting with
> art, networked technology and politics for ages, is this something we
> should
> a) take very seriously
> b) embrace
> c) be sceptical of?
> d) be scared of?
> e) wish that we'd thought of
>
> cheers dave
>
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> On 21 April 2016 at 14:06, Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com> wrote:
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>> Hi - I have a naive question - does accelerationism deal with issues of
>> pollution, extinction, and so forth? Can one wait for accelerationism? Has
>> one already waited?
>> Thanks, Alan
>>
>>
>> On Thu, 21 Apr 2016, ruth catlow wrote:
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>> Hello,
>>> My name is Ruth Catlow,
>>> and I am an Accelerationist.
>>>
>>> Back in 1996 ....
>>> (to be continued)
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