Music writer, theorist and film maker Kodwo Eshun’s More Brilliant Than The Sun: Adventures In Sonic Fiction is set to be republished some 20 years since first. Derek Walmsley picks six columns from our archives by Kodwo Eshun in which the future Turner Prize nominee forged a new style of writing about dance music . At 17, Kodwo Eshun won an Open Scholarship to read Law at University. College , Oxford. After eight days he switched to Literary Theory, magazine journalism.

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I started noticing how many neologisms were used in hyper architecture. Go and look for the essays of El Lissitsky. Here he assembles an entirely new field of study which he terms sonic fiction: We will process your personal information based on your consent.

Crosstown traffic of tones and registers. Adventures in Sonic Fiction 2nd edition.

Black or White Screen: In conversation with Ursula Biemann Eshun, Kodwo. The Studio Museum in Harlem.


We have the following: Further Considerations on Afrofuturism. Sovereign Sisters Eshun, Kodwo.

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Not failure or success. Then read Norbert Wiener from the same period, saying that robots are the precise automatic equivalent of slave labor.

Marc Karlin Weekend, Meanwhile’. Instead we should see a formal analysis as a first stage of rethinking eshuj social.

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A4, Bratislava, Slovakia 24 May Old media love the backlash of the Internet which is happening at the moment. This is opposite to the world of classical music where they will tell you everything about the music, its structure, and tell you nothing about themselves.

If you talk to people, this is what they are really fascinated by. The first move towards innerspace is the microscopic analysis. It is entitled The Era of Objects. He drops away the Star Wars space opera, with its galactic and robotic elements.

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Content manufacture made it more like being an electrician of thinking, trying to find ezhun diagrams of the present. Tate Britain, United Kingdom 14 March The failure of linked project so far has been that things happen on a screen and then everybody is watching them.


His family is of the Fante people of Ghanaand his younger brother is the author and journalist Ekow Eshun. Machines, media and art thinking were one and the same. Philosophy — Heidegger, Hegel, Merleau Ponty, Lacan — always gave me a headache because it was imponderable. Take for example a painting of Max Ernst, which will then have an aggressively speculative meaning and function, esgun will then lead you into a new space time.

Languages Deutsch Edit links. KurzfilmTage Oberhausen, Netherlands 17 May You want to be specific generalist. That is why in the talk I gave here I used terms I would never have wshun two or three years ago: MIR – Micro Gravity.

Hapticality, Waywardness and the Practice of Entanglement. Well known fashion designers certainly play a role it.

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