Posted on 2013/10/30 by

Bootcamp: The relative emptiness of maps

Maps themselves are also texts (Harley: 7-8). As raw material, I decided to take a map showing the projects and infrastructure planned to implement the (in)famous Plan Nord of the Charest government. The project, now called Le nord pour tous, hasn’t changed much under the new government, although its implementation has been somewhat slowed down Read More

Posted on 2012/11/19 by

“Intellectually Knowable Lines” – UltraModern Nostalgic Inscription and Other Spatialities, an Exercise in Dirty Scholarship

In an effort to unpack the notion of the Chinese typewriter as emblematic of an unassailably perverse difference in ontological positioning, it is essential to consider the manner in which the threat that the typewriter represents is situated (where, in other words, the discourse machine-gun is pointing). Rather than simply limit the Chinese typewriter’s cultural Read More