‘Failing ‘Theory’: The neo-Psychology of Cultural Studies’

Is anyone going to this? I wish I could go to ask some pointed questions about Massumi’s work as Bell has this critique. Bell doesn’t seem to understand what Massumi means by ‘incorporeal’, or how when paired with ‘materiality’ we should actually, first, turn to Foucault’s work to understand what is meant, and then to […]

Fodder Out of the Opportunities

This is another older post draft that I don’t think I’ll have time to finish, so up it goes… “Obviously, we’ve got to deal with defensiveness about people’s heritage. Many white Australians, of conservative and traditional bearing, are defensive. Many ordinary Australians are defensive about their own heritage, and if we continue to cast a […]


Within the town there is always another town. — Gilles Deleuze Capital City Canberra Canberra is the capital city of the Australian Capital Territory and of Australia. It is the nation’s capital. The explicit monumentality of monuments is obvious but the architecture of Canberra also exhibits a kind of monumental interaction. The buildings and structures […]