Speculative Futures: Steven Shaviro and Alexander Galloway

It's a speculative accelerated realist bootleg throwdown! This episode features Steven Shaviro and Alexander Galloway discussing their recently published books The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism and Laruelle: Against the Digital. Dominic Pettman introduces and Eugene Thacker moderates this conversation that took place at the New School in November 2014. An additional recording of Shaviro discussing the #Accelerationism movement in June 2014 at Pro QM in Berlin appears at the end of the episode. The sound quality is a bit buggy from start to finish--difficult to hear on occasion, encoding hiccups, cell phone interference and more--reminders from the Real of objects' permanent permeability, as well their ineludable availability to disruption and translation?

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Music courtesy STEREO TOTAL.

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November 26, 2014