August 26, 2016

Prometheanism Unbound: fall 2016 seminars

The New Centre for Research & Practice
Julieta Aranda, The time until next time, 2010. Glass, phosphorescent sand, steel, lightbulb, timer, rotating mechanism.

We are excited to announce our fall 2016 lineup of seminars, beginning Tuesday, September 20, with Benjamin Bratton’s “The Stack to Come: Synthetic Sensing/ Intelligence (and The New Normal).”

Visit our website today to view the upcoming fall offerings from Ray Brassier, Benjamin Bratton, Victoria Ivanova, Katerina Kolozova, Reza Negerastani, Anne-Françoise Schmid, and Tony Yanick. We will be announcing more seminars on our web site throughout the year by other thinkers and scholars. Please also visit our Facebook page regularly for these and other events. The New Centre for Research & Practice enjoyed a productive spring/summer 2016, which included participating in the Reinventing Horizons conference / book launch featuring Jason Adams, Katerina Kolozova, Patricia Reed, Mohammad Salemy, Nick Srnicek, and Tony Yanick, as well as organizing the Artificial Cinema exhibition in Prague; the screening of our certificate student Manuel Correa’s #artoffline documentary at the 2016 Rotterdam International Film Festival, the appearence of Victoria Ivanova, Matteo Pasquinelli, and Mohammad Salemy at Studium Generale 2016, Gerrit Rietveld Academie’s annual transdisciplinary theory program in Amsterdam; partnering with the 11th Gwangju Biennale 2016; organizing the #AGI Accelerate General Intellect conference featuring Amy Ireland, Nick Land, Reza Negerastani, Patricia Reed, and Peter Wolfendale and the Future of Mind panel at The New School for Social Research. Other New Centre events from spring/summer 2016 included informational sessions at Institute for New Connotative Action (INCA) in Seattle and Oregon Public House in Portland, online roundtables with Antoine Bousquet, Andrew McLuhan, Steven Shaviro, and Tiziana Terranova, as well as a reading group on the work of Isabelle Stengers. To view the complete list of our activities so far in 2016, please visit

All of our seminars are conducted online via Google+ Hangouts, enabling participants to engage from anywhere in the world. Our Certificate Students automatically become Members of The New Centre and thus receive all members’ benefits, including access to our 12 Re:search Groups, our Writing Centre, our Member Symposia, reading groups, and roundtable events, as well as opportunities to publish their research on our &&& platform. To apply in our Certificate Programs please visit our website.

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