Tag: opacity

The Insurgent Underground

Gastón Gordillo , August 5th, 2015


           The people of Gaza have long been punished by the Israeli state for refusing to live in a ghetto, but in July and…


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The Insurgent Underground

Gastón Gordillo , August 5th, 2015


           The people of Gaza have long been punished by the Israeli state for refusing to live in a ghetto, but in July and…


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The Oceanic Void

Gastón Gordillo , April 3rd, 2014


This is an excerpt (the first few pages) of my essay “The Oceanic Void: The Eternal Becoming of Liquid Space.” This is my most Deleuzian piece yet, and…


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The Oceanic Void

Gastón Gordillo , April 3rd, 2014


This is an excerpt (the first few pages) of my essay “The Oceanic Void: The Eternal Becoming of Liquid Space.” This is my most Deleuzian piece yet, and…


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The Opaque Planet

Gastón Gordillo , March 19th, 2014


Airplanes are not supposed to disappear into thin air in 2014. We live on a planet subjected to the most sophisticated networks of surveillance, mapping, and tracking that…


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The All-Seeing God

The All-Seeing God

Opaque Zones of Empire

Gastón Gordillo , June 26th, 2013


The fact that NSA-whistleblower Edward Snowden was able to leave Hong Kong despite the planetary surveillance apparatus devoted to capturing him confronts us with the problem I explore…


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Opaque Zones of Empire

Gastón Gordillo , June 26th, 2013


The fact that NSA-whistleblower Edward Snowden was able to leave Hong Kong despite the planetary surveillance apparatus devoted to capturing him confronts us with the problem I explore…


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