Tag Archives: McKenzie Wark

Review of McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street

This originally appeared on a now defunct blog, http://antyphayes.blogsome.com/ on 11 April 2012. It has been edited slightly. A shorter version of the review is available at the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books website. McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street: The … Continue reading

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The peculiar anxiety of Sam Cooper

Wayne Spencer has written an excellent critique of the English academic Sam Cooper. Cooper, a relatively new academic-commodity and colleague of McKenzie Wark, is in the process of carving out his career niche via a highly idiosyncratic (that is an … Continue reading

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Wark will set you free

The intellectual wark-camps of the future (aka “universities” etc.), will, no doubt, produce other undertakers of the Situationist project as they will produce more autopsies of once living revolutionary contestation. We have attacked McKenzie Wark not in order to mindlessly … Continue reading

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A case of situationism

As other comrades have written the crux of our opposition to McKenzie Wark resolves along two lines. First he falsifies and distorts the history of the Situationist International (see this review of his 2011 book: No useless commentaries! or, McKenzie … Continue reading

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Let one thousand Wark’s bloom!

It was bound to happen, historically inevitable even: International Society for the Appreciation of Teacher Wark’s Amazing Techniques (ISATWAT) “3D dolls do not fall from the sky. Rather they are produced dialectically from the depths of a 3D copier and … Continue reading

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Never Wark!

Another link, this time to Les Amis de Némésis and their wonderful critique of Wark’s latest labour as yet another moment of the market récupération of the revolutionary critique of the Situationist International: How can celebrity be stopped once it … Continue reading

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McKenzie Wark: Underworker for the spectacle

Two further critiques of McKenzie Wark. The first concentrates on his cunning attempt to dress up a marketing technique as, er, a marketing technique: McKenzie Wark’s Wonderful Figurine And the second criticises Wark the specialist: McKenzie Wark and the Curators … Continue reading

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