Category Individuation

Wear Me: Art | Technology | Body

Next week I’ll be giving a talk at the Wear Me: Art | Technology | Body curated art exhibit and small academic symposium which will be hosted by the Decimal Lab and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. My paper is “Re-Ontologizing the Body: Data and Wearable Personal Status Monitoring (PSM) Devices” and takes […]

A New Individuation: Deleuze’s Simondon Connection

The new issue of MediaTropes is now out. My essay “A New Individuation: Deleuze’s Simondon Connection” is in it. Here’s the abstract: The French philosopher Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) wrote monographs on the philosophers whose work greatly influenced his own, with one glaring exception: he did not write one on his contemporary Gilbert Simondon (1924-1989). Simondon […]

Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation

My article, “Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation,” is now available in the latest volume of the journal Communication +1. The theme of this volume is “Communication and New Materialism.” Here’s the abstract and link: Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation PDF “The French philosopher Gilbert Simondon […]

Gilbert Simondon Biography

Gilbert Simondon Biography By Nathalie Simondon Translated by Andrew Iliadis Brief Profile Gilbert Simondon was born on October 2, 1924 in Saint-Etienne. His father, Hyppolite Simondon, was born in Tence (Haute-Loire) and became seriously wounded in Verdun at 19 years of age, after which he attended a school for the disabled and became a postal […]