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  • Artist
    After Us
    Merch
    Issue 2
    Label
    After Us
    Release Date
    September 30, 2016
    • Journal $9.00

      40-page soft-bound journal
      275mm × 370mm

    art—science—politics

    Essays by
    Claire Colebrook on man and the apocalypse
    Jennifer Boyd on explosions and their motifs
    Peter Wessel Zapffe on the tragedy of intellect
    Interview with Patrik Schumacher by Martti Kalliala
    Fiction by Amy Ireland

    Art by
    Daniela Yohannes
    Laurel Halo, Mari Matsutoya & LaTurbo Avedon
    Graphic fiction by Lando

    Illustrations by
    Dave Gaskarth
    Rich Foster
    Patrick Savile
    and featuring the work of
    Alice Channer
    Quayola
    Zaha Hadid

    Published by Optigram


    ###Contents

    ####Twilight of the Anthropocene Idols

    A philosophical look at humanity’s potential transfiguration in a post-apocalyptic future, by Claire Colebrook

    ####A Taxonomy of Explosions; Preliminary shrapnel

    Investigating how explosions and their transformative power can take us beyond our limits, by Jennifer Boyd; illustrated by Dave Gaskarth

    ####Total Freedom

    An interview with Patrik Schumacher, the director of Zaha Hadid Architects, exploring in depth his views and approach to architecture

    ####Still Be Here

    A look at the ideas behind the Hatsune Miku performance initiated by Mari Matsutoya and realised with Laurel Halo, LaTurbo Avedon, Darren Johnston and Martin Sulzer

    ####The Last Messiah

    Peter Wessel Zapffe’s influential essay on the burden of humanity’s intellect, in a new translation by Trine Riel

    ####The Invisible

    A glimpse of new mythologies created by artist Daniela Yohannes

    ####Phix

    On a colony beyond Neptune, memory and experience do not run parallel, in fiction from Amy Ireland; illustrated by Rich Foster

    ####The Plough

    A story from the autonomous zone, by comic book artist Lando

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  • Artist
    After Us
    Merch
    Issue 1
    Label
    After Us
    Release Date
    September 21, 2015
    • Journal Out of Stock

      32-page soft-bound journal
      275mm × 370mm

    art—science—politics

    Essays by
    Nora N. Khan on artificial superintelligence
    Liam Young on architecture for machines
    Nick Srnicek on neoliberalism and aesthetics
    Benedict Singleton on modern film archetypes
    Interview with Walter Murch by Dave Tompkins
    Fiction by Juan Mateos

    Art by
    Timothy Saccenti & Sam Rolfes
    Lawrence Lek

    Illustrations by
    Stathis Tsemberlidis
    Adam Ferriss
    Alex Solman
    Patrick Savile
    and featuring the work of
    Ryoji Ikeda

    Published by Optigram


    ###Contents

    ####Future Imperfect: Or how to stop worrying and love dystopia

    An introduction to After Us from the editor, Manuel Sepulveda

    ####Towards a Poetics of Artificial Superintelligence

    Expanding our language can help us better understand AI, argues Nora N. Khan; illustrated by Adam Ferriss

    ####An Atlas of Fiducial Architecture: A tour through the shadows of the digital

    Architecture and infrastructures built for and by machines, and how they manifest on our landscape, by Liam Young

    ####Bonus Levels

    Travel around Lawrence Lek’s utopian simulations

    ####Navigating Neoliberalism: Political aesthetics in an age of crisis

    Alternative politics needs to utilise art and technology to envision a better future, argues Nick Srnicek

    ####The Shattered C

    New collaborative work from Timothy Saccenti and Sam Rolfes

    ####That’s My Squeak

    Sounds of futures past with Walter Murch and Dave Tompkins; illustrated by Optigram

    ####The Last Girl Scout

    The first in a series by Benedict Singleton on modern archetypes in cinema and literature; illustrated by Alex Solman

    ####Family

    Fiction from Juan Mateos imagining a new kind of family unit; illustrated by Patrick Savile

    ####Interface K1

    A cyborg’s culture, by Stathis Tsemberlidis

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