Thacker and Fuller in Mute

M | U | T | E | __ rrrrrread it!

________________________________________________17 July 2013_

Black on Black

by Eugene Thacker

Is black a colour, the absence of colour or a suspension of vision
produced by a deprivation of light? Do we actually see black, and if so
what do we see? In his eighth Occultural Studies column, Eugene Thacker
considers the philosophical implications of blackness

http://www.metamute.org/editorial/occultural-studies-column/black-black

Night Terrors

Matthew Fuller reviews Jonathan Crary’s '24/7: Late Capitalism and the
Ends of Sleep'

http://www.metamute.org/editorial/reviews/night-terrors

Mutatis Mutandis

Josephine Berry Slater reviews the ASC gallery’s show Mutagen

http://www.metamute.org/editorial/reviews/mutatis-mutandis

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About Virality

Tony D. Sampson is Reader in Digital Culture and Communications at the University of East London. A former musician, he studied computer technology and cultural theory before receiving a PhD in sociology from the University of Essex. His publications include The Spam Book, coedited with Jussi Parikka (Hampton Press, 2009), Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks (University of Minnesota Press, 2012), The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture (University of Minnesota Press, 2016) and Affect and Social Media (Rowman and Littlefield, due 2018). He is organizer and host of the Affect and Social Media conferences in the UK, a co-founder of Club Critical Theory and Director of the EmotionUX Lab at UEL. He occasionally blogs at: https://viralcontagion.wordpress.com/ Full academic profile: https://www.uel.ac.uk/Staff/s/tony-sampson
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