Notes Towards A Satirical Examination Of Ray ‘Batshit Jumblewords’ Brassier

RND/ To consider loose notes towards a satirical examination of Ray 'Batshit Jumblewords' Brassier, whose work and approach appears so stubbornly byzantine in its hopelessly tortured, hyper-obscurantist display of unimportant cleverness, it might as well arrive from an inherently insane synthetic intelligence that cannot help spew out impossibly complex pseudo-philosophical bullshit. There's very little joy … Continue reading Notes Towards A Satirical Examination Of Ray ‘Batshit Jumblewords’ Brassier

Slavoj Žižek’s “Sex And The Failed Absolute” as Absolute Unsexy (Academic) Failure

RND// To consider Slavoj Žižek's Sex And The Failed Absolute (Bloomsbury Academic 2020) near the top of anyone's shortlist for the biggest stinking load of old academic charlatan obscurantist bollocks ever pinched off by a major publisher. While not entirely without merit - there are at least a couple of easily understandable, well thought out … Continue reading Slavoj Žižek’s “Sex And The Failed Absolute” as Absolute Unsexy (Academic) Failure

J G Ballard Themed Conceptual R&D

RND/ To consider possible examples of J.G Ballard themed conceptual digital art and critique: Ballardian Carparks There are an enormous number of multi story car parks in Watford. They played a special role in The Atrocity Exhibition. They were iconic structures. I was interested in gauges of psycho-architectonics. Multi story car parks and their canted … Continue reading J G Ballard Themed Conceptual R&D