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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Paul Virilio; Sacha Goldman Originally published in English by ZKM. Revised material © 2012 Cultural Politics 2012 Sacha Goldman: The current times are increasingly illegible. We need to establish a new reading matrix. Paul Virilio: We are entering unpredictable times. Twenty years...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... transformations. Taken together, these arguments point toward a broader transformation in the history of thought that is developed across Deleuze’s work, but also raise a number of problems. This essay will critique and rearticulate the terms of Deleuze’s media philosophy in relation to work by Paul Virilio on...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
...John Armitage Paul Virilio, who passed away in 2018, was a significant figure in the study of cultural politics, as both pioneer and guide. This article prepares first-time readers for an encounter with Virilio’s critical thinking and essential writings and offers a personal remembrance by John...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Brian Sudlow José Padilha’s new RoboCop (2014) film can be read in the light of Paul Virilio’s theoretical work, notably Desert Screen . RoboCop serves as the city’s warrior but also as a munition in the hands of global media forces. Still, even if the film presents the fallibility of robotic...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Mark Featherstone This article explores what one might call the dystopia of contemporary screen-based culture through a discussion of the work of Paul Virilio and Bernard Stiegler. Centrally, it explains that the screen might be seen as a negative abyss, where absolute surface creates the effect of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Nigel Thrift This article is a synoptic review of the recent work of Paul Virilio, conducted through the book, City of Panic . I point to the problems with the increasingly apocalyptic content and tone of Virilio's work on modernity by referring to recent social science research on the city that...
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 1 Letter from Paul Virilio to John Armitage, November 1997 (address partially redacted). Figure 1. Letter from Paul Virilio to John Armitage, November 1997 (address partially redacted). More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 5 Paul Virilio interview at the L’Argoat Bar and Restaurant, La Rochelle, France, May 2009. Photograph by John Armitage. Figure 5. Paul Virilio interview at the L’Argoat Bar and Restaurant, La Rochelle, France, May 2009. Photograph by John Armitage. More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Steve Matthewman This article surveys the work of one of the most prominent theorists of accidents today, Paul Virilio. Particular focus is given to the May 6, 2010, Flash Crash. This event is used to measure the worth of Virilio's accidentology, as it is viewed as a harbinger of the integral...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Neil Turnbull In contemporary philosophical and theoretical debates, Paul Virilio is relegated to a minor figure, often to a kind of “lesser Baudrillard” or a “diminutive Foucault.” This article contests this view and repositions Virilio as a leading intellectual of the so-called theological turn...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Enda McCaffrey This article rereads Paul Virilio, drawing on the distinction between topography and topology to argue a case for Virilio as a rewriter of modernity. Invoking Jean-François Lyotard’s notion of rewriting modernity as an unbroken process of accumulation founded on affective life in “Re...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... mentioning. Paul Virilio, “The Accident in Time,” City of Panic: Elsewhere Begins Here (2005) ALPHA-60 (A disembodied supercomputer): Your name is written “Ivan Johnson,” but it is pronounced “Lemmy Caution,” Secret Agent Zero Zero Three of the Outlands. You are a threat to the security of Alphaville...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Verena Andermatt Conley “Virilio's Electronic Dérive ” provides a summary of Ville panique . It shows that the culture critic joins a contemporary debate on the city, democracy, and citizenship. It argues that by writing at the limit of a shift in style and mode of communication, the critic takes...
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Published: 01 March 2012
Figure 3   Muqaddimah , detail: Virilio's castle Figure 3 . Muqaddimah, detail: Virilio's castle More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Paul Virilio © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 It seems that the period of the Cold War, with its sinister threats of the annihilation of cities, has given way to a time of cold panic at a mass terrorism that may well inflict disasters similar to those that occurred in the old forms of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 137–138.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Paul Virilio; Chris Turner © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Wherever I’m living, I always push my desk and chair up to the window. Being incapable of any great interest in the interior layout, I turn, as soon as I’m able, to the gaping void, the transparency of the outside. If I...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Paul Virilio © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 “Democracy of Emotion” seems almost eerily apt in the wake of the global disaster that occurred around the Indian Ocean on Boxing Day 2004. 1 Now known as “the Asia Tsunami”, the series of tsunamis that were thrown up by an earthquake off...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Sophie Fuggle The pixel and the technique of pixelating faces belong to a politics of fear and a digital aesthetics of truth that shapes public perceptions of criminality and the threat of otherness. This article draws on Paul Virilio’s account of the pixel in The Lost Dimension to analyze its...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Eftychia Mikelli My article explores the implications of rapid movement in Jack Kerouac's On the Road both on a literary and a political level, while drawing on Paul Virilio's work on speed and acceleration. The article examines the nature of the main characters' impetus for perpetual motion and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
... time and technical prosthetics emerges in what is called a transformative combination of a range of thinkers (most notably Husserl, Heidegger, Derrida, and Virilio). It concludes by arguing that Stiegler's time of technics, together with his thinking of epiphylogenesis, epochal redoubling, and the...