Category Archives: Video

THE AMERICAN DREAM: INDENTURED SERVITUDE SUBLATED

Word Count: 1,291

by Dr Stephen Setterberg

A brief history of indentured servitude’s long shelf-life.

With SOUL (RE)CYCLING WITH RACCOONS IN HUMAN-TIME
a video by LAURA HYUNJHEE KIM

ODE TO THE RISING SUN

Word Count: 378

by Ojo Taiye

Prose-poetry on the reverberations of the Biafra War.

With EARTHBURNER
a video by MANNY OROZCO

Trust

Word Count: 498

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

Cartesian doubt in the age of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and the non fungible token.

With CURSIVE BINARY: “PORTRAIT OF THE POET AS A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANITY”
artwork by SASHA STILES

WHAT IF MONEY MISFIRES?

Word Count: 2,854

by Franco 'Bifo' Berardi

A critical theoretical look at semiocapitalism’s spread, and implications for society.

With $$$BIT$$$
a video by MARINA HEINTZE

BLADE RUNNER (1982)

Word Count: 1,704

by Franny Choi

A lyrical takedown of anti-Asian racism and misogyny.

With an excerpt from MYCEAQUA VITAE
a film by JOSÈFA NTJAM

Few Understand

Word Count: 3,168

by Kalen Iwamoto

Autofiction as a blockchain, from the blockchain.

With MOVEMENT PORTRAITS
from THE BLACK MOVEMENT PROJECT
by LAJUNÉ MCMILLIAN

ETHEREAL THRESHOLDS AND SURPLUS AESTHETICS

Word Count: 3,989

by JC Holburn

A deep-dive into the ontological and aesthetic implications of crypto.

With DEAR ONE, DEAR DEAD
an artwork by LÉA PORRÉ

Nepenthe

Word Count: 621

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

Silence as a salve for grief, from our Editor.

With WTFRU? (PARTS 1 & 2)
a video by AMANDA SUCKOW

IF YOU LISTEN, THERE ARE GLIMPSES

Word Count: 962

by Dr Stephen Setterberg

An essay that revels in the sublimity and beauty of silence.

With WEB CHOREOGRAPHIES
artworks by JOANA CHICAU

Reckless

Word Count: 729

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

Riding the waves of desire, with a statement from our Editor.

With SHRINE MAIDENS OF THE UNSEELIE COURT
a video game by TABITHA NIKOLAI

THE DESICCATION OF CORAL

Word Count: 3,222

by Jamieson Webster

A tour through a dream, a rumination on the loss inherent to desire.

With an excerpt from BEYOND THE NATION STATE I WANT TO DREAM
a video by DORINE VAN MEEL

EVAPORATE

Word Count: 1,682

by Youmna Chlala

Fiction of the Pacific coast, family, and the beautifully tragic solitude of life.

With FLIGHT MODE
a video by DAIVA TUBUTYTĖ

TOTEMIZING THE TABOO, OR SEIZING THE FORTRESS OF WHITENESS

Word Count: 3,974

by Carlos Padrón

Building community, and the therapeutic relationship, around an exaltation of the radically Other.

With (BE)LONGING
an artwork by CANNUPA HANSKA LUGER

MOTHER

Word Count: 1,173

by Monica Sanborn

The story of a daughter who witnesses her mother’s loss of body and takes refuge in declarations of nothingness.

With KASPALE’S PLAYGROUND
a film by SYOWIA KYAMBI

COSMIC GULF OF TONKIN

Word Count: 200

by Tao Lin

Poetry on the sinuous nature of reality, and the universe.

With a video by RICK SILVA

Exit Strategy

Word Count: 1,133

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

What to do from the storm of the daze?

With MOLOTOV COCKTAIL HOUR
a video by DAVID PETERKA

Make Poland Russia Again? Frustrated In-Betweenness or: the Second World in the Neoliberal Era

Word Count: 4,143

by Mateusz Chmurski

The American model should not be exported to all national contexts. Poland—and its rhetoric against LGBTQIA communities—is a case in point.

With VIRTUALIZED
a video by DAGMAR SCHÜRRER

THE IMPORTANCE OF FREUDO-LACANIAN PSYCHOANALYSIS TO LIBERATION PRAXIS

Word Count: 2,789

by Robert K. Beshara

A foundational work presenting the relevance of Jacques Lacan’s psychoanalytic theory within a praxis global in scale.

With NEXT TO YOU (IN-MALIBU.MX)
a video by RODRIGO NAVA RAMIREZ

SHOWTIME [the poem also known as SHOWSTOPPER]

Word Count: 367

by Koleka Putuma

Poetry that defies the gaze of white dominance.

With JOSEPHINE AND THE LEOPARD
a video by JADE MONTSERRAT & WEBB-ELLIS

ANTHROPOCENE CROSSING

Word Count: 2,132

by Xin Wang

Finding solace in the virtual forests of the video game ‘Animal Crossing.’

With GALAXY
a video by DAGMAR SCHÜRRER

ELEMENTAL CATASTROPHE: ECOPSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE VIRAL UNCANNY OF COVID-19

Word Count: 5,369

by Joseph Dodds

Coronavirus embodies the uncanny ecology that threatens our destruction—but also offers a pause in the headlong rush of our ecocidal civilization, opening possibilities of renewal.

With POOL
artworks by SOLVEIG SETTEMSDAL

AI AND THE MISSING BODY

Word Count: 4,437

by Isabel Millar

A Lacanian exploration of Artificial Intelligence, and the body.

With THE CRYSTALLIZATION OF BRASILIA
a video by GUERREIRO DO DIVINO AMOR

CAN IGNORING THE UNCONSCIOUS MAKE US FREE? SARTRE, EXISTENTIALISM, AND PSYCHOANALYSIS WITHOUT UNCONSCIOUS

Word Count: 2,145

by Mathilde Ramadier

What good is Existential Psychoanalysis today?

With UNION (PART II: AFFECTIVE LABOUR)
an artwork by HANCOCK & KELLY

THE SPACEMAN DISSOLVES

Word Count: 6,968

by Trevor Shikaze

In this short story, a damaged planet earth sends a spaceman to find a new home for humanity… with gruesome results.

With PREMIUM CONNECT
a video by TABITA REZAIRE

AN OPEN LETTER ON THE UNTHOUGHT CONTRADICTIONS OF DOING CLIMATE ACTIVISM

Word Count: 4,875

by Mihir Sharma

On the links between climate change, racism, and capitalism.

With OF THE EARTH
a video by OLIVIA JONES

NOTHING FOR NOBODY

Word Count: 4,365

by Maggie Ryan Sandford

Science isn’t funny, but it should be.

With AMATEUR BOTANIST
a video by KOTRYNA ULA KILIULYTE

WALKING IN THE SHADOWS

Word Count: 2,296

by Marcie Rendon

Walking the Red River to honor Murdered & Missing Indigenous women.

With WATER
a video by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

BIOPOLITICAL WARS IN THE ERA OF THE ALT-RIGHT

Word Count: 3,146

by Dr A. Kiarina Kordela

A warning to the left on the dehumanizing potentials of shame.

With RAY OF HOPE
a video by DUNCAN McKELLAR

FISHING FOR FALLEN LIGHT

Word Count: 3,060

by Lora Matz

One psychotherapist’s journey from extreme poverty & domestic abuse, through institutional abuse & clandestine drug testing in the US psychiatric system, into transcendence & a life of healing.

With WHEN WE WENT THERE WE WALKED THE PERIMETER
artwork by KATE HOLFORD

WADING ON THE SHORES OF THE UNCONSCIOUS: EXPLORING THE ROLES OF FANTASY AND IMAGINATION IN THERAPY

Word Count: 3,119

by Elizabeth Carter

Psychologically, fantasy can be a tool, a crutch, or a means of transformation.

With #10 – INVITATION TO LOVE: FRAGMENTED VIDEO DIARY
a video by JORGOS LOUKAKOS

ANTHROPUSSY

Word Count: 1,706

by Caren Beilin

Experimental fiction mining the depths of gender, sexuality, and self in the Anthropocene.

With #2 – INVITATION TO LOVE: FRAGMENTED VIDEO DIARY
a video by JORGOS LOUKAKOS