Tag: Raj Patel

Misanthropology: foreword to a speculative study of disgust for the Age of the Anthropocene

by Corey Wakeling here is how to loot a grocery store here is how to levitate the Pentagon. Sappho Sappho Sappho not by chanting. Joshua Clover and Juliana Spahr, #Misanthropocene (found here: http://communeeditions.com/misanthropocene/) Unlike works of conceptual writing that one way or another reiterate Anthropocene triumph – gladly in 2015 we saw those bIand glorifications of a capitalist view of technology, information, and the body under the name of “Conceptual Writing” called out for the garbage accrued – poetic projects which have foregrounded the conceptual using new media in the second decade of the twenty-first century in a broader sense…

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