[-empyre-] affect, low theory, and capture

micha cárdenas mmcarden at usc.edu
Fri Jun 22 04:27:28 EST 2012

I meant here to cite Fatima El-Tayeb's concept of the translocal, from
her book European Others, which she describes through international
hip-hop communities and muslim feminists, which I found hugely
relevant to my own experience as a second generation immigrant in a
world of global media commodities.

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 11:25 AM, micha cárdenas <mmcarden at usc.edu> wrote:
> Are we perhaps in an anti-taxonomical time? A time of hyperlocalities
> that are hyper-connected but always losing something and gaining
> something in the translation and the "static on the line" to conjure
> Ronell again? It seems that Deleuze is a useful referent here, as

micha cárdenas
PhD Student, Media Arts and Practice, University of Southern California
Provost Fellow, University of Southern California

New Directions Scholar, USC Center for Feminist Research

MFA, Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego

Author, The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities,

blog: http://transreal.org

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