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Issue 2
Release Date
September 2016
  • Journal $9.00

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

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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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