Autonomia: A Reading Group

The group will run on four consecutive Tuesdays, 7-9 throughout October and early November. Tuesdays, 11th October, 18th October, 25th October and 1st November.

Venue: Transmission Gallery, 28 King Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G1 5QP

DATES AND READING MATERIAL: 

Week 1, Tuesday 11th October, 20011, 7.00-9.00pm

Maurizio Lazzarato, Immaterial Labour. In, Michael Hardt and Paolo Virno, eds, Radical Thought in Italy: A Potential Politics, Theory Out of Bound Series, Minnesota Press, 1996.

Week 1_Immaterial Labour_Lazzarato 

Week 2, Tuesday 18th October, 2011, 7.00-9.00pm

Paolo Virno, Ten Theses on the Multitude and Post-Fordist Capitalism. In, Paolo Virno, A Grammar of the Multitude, Semiotext(e) Foreign Agents Series, 2004

Week 2_Ten Theses On The Multitude_Virno_LibCom

Week 3, Tuesday 25th October, 2011, 7.00-9.00pm

Wu Ming Foundation, Fetishism of Digital Commodities and Hidden Exploitation: The Cases of Amazon and Apple,  Wu Ming Foundation blog, 2011

Week 3_Digital Commodities_Wu Ming Foundation

Week 4, Tuesday 1st November, 2011, 7.00-9.00pm

Sylvia Fedrici, Feminism and the Politics of the Commons, The Commoner Journal, 2011

Week 4_Feminism And the Politics of the Commons_Federici 

RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND READING

‘Bifo’ Berardi, Anatomy of Autonomy, In, Italy: Autonomia. Post-political politics.Ed. Sylvere Lotringer and Christian Marazzi, Semiotext, 1980, pp.148-170

http://www.generation-online.org/t/autonomia2.pdf

Karl Marx , Fragment on Machines, Grundrisse, pp.690-712:

http://thenewobjectivity.com/pdf/marx.pdf

Radical Media Forum, 29th October 2011

1pm – 5pm, Saturday 29th October 2011

Kinning Park Complex
43 Cornwall Street
Glasgow
G41 1BA

The meeting is free, but donations to Kinning Park welcomed.

An open meeting for practitioners, groups and individuals involved in independent/radical/critical/activist/rebellious/oppositional media, to discuss the development of a broader support network, archiving, collaborations, future events, and encourage debate on current directions of ‘media from below’ in the UK.

Directions and map to Kinning Park Complex.