Tag: terrain

Terrain

Terrain

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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Pluto’s Terrain

Gastón Gordillo , July 21st, 2015


               The fascination with the images of Pluto’s rugged topography recently captured by the New Horizons probe reminds us that terrain is…


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Pluto’s Terrain

Gastón Gordillo , July 21st, 2015


               The fascination with the images of Pluto’s rugged topography recently captured by the New Horizons probe reminds us that terrain is…


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Terrain as Insurgent Weapon

Gastón Gordillo , February 27th, 2015


Below is the abstract of my essay “Terrain as Insurgent Weapon: An Affective Geometry of Combat in the Valley of Death,” which I’ll present at the workshop Space, Materiality,…


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Terrain as Insurgent Weapon

Gastón Gordillo , February 27th, 2015


Below is the abstract of my essay “Terrain as Insurgent Weapon: An Affective Geometry of Combat in the Valley of Death,” which I’ll present at the workshop Space, Materiality,…


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Passion for Terrain

Passion for Terrain

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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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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