adO/Aptive reading group

The adO/Aptive reading group creates a space to foster critical thinking, potentializing action, communicating and discussing Otherness. Every once in a while we meet to read together, discuss recent topics and interests and sometimes have artists, curators, theorists, philosophers etc. as guests. Please feel free to join our next meeting. All the literature is not owned by adoaptive and is to be used for educational purposes only.

Next meeting: Sunday, 14.4.24

16:00 - 19:00 at School (Grüngasse 22 1150, VIE, AT)




Hito Steyerl (2013) Too Much World: Is the Internet Dead? (10) in The internet Does Not Exist

Yuk Hui (2021) §1 THE HISTORICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF THE TRAGIC COSMOS (3) in Art and Cosmotechnics

{ small web } { yester web } { semantic web }
JODI (xx) my desktop (00:00)

Sianne Ngai (2020) It Follows, or Financial Imps in Theory of the Gimmick

Elie Ayache (2019) FROM THE BIT TO THE PIT: POETICS OF THE FINANCIAL MARKET (VI.) in Ghosts of Transparency

Robert Louis Stevenson (1891) The Bottle Imp

Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler (2018) Anatomy of an AI System (1) self published

Evegeny Morozov (2014) Digital Intermediation of Everything: At the Intersection of Politics, Technology and Finance

Joshua Citarella (2022) DKP is Market Socialism

Alberto Toscano and Jeff Kinkle 2014: Introduction The Limits of the Known Universe, or, Cognitive Mapping Revisited (1) In: Cartographies of the Absolute

Gilbert Simondon 1965: Culture and Technics

Lisa Robertson 2014 : Cinema of the Present

liza 2019: Hito Steyerl_How Not To Be Seen_ A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File

Yuk Hui 2021: Art and Cosmotechnics, Art and Automation, §19 The Incomputable and the Incalculable (232)

Allison Parrish 2014: I Waded In Clear Water: A Novel, Preface + Chap. 1 to 5

Allison Parrish 2019: Ahe Thd Yearidy Ti Isa (27)

Emily Alison Zhou: Digging and Sinking and Drifting: Allison Parrish’s Machine Poetics In: e-flux Journal issue #117 (2021)

McKenzie Wark 2023: Raving Chapter „Ketamine Femmunism“ (22)

Tobias C. van Veen: Technics, Precarity and Exodus in Rave Culture. (29) In: Dancecult Journal (2010)

Alexander Ghedi Weheliye: Don‘t take it away: BlackFem Voices in Electronic Dance Music In: e-flux Journal issue #132 (2022)

Kodwo Eshun: More Brilliant Than The Sun: Adventures In Sonic Fiction, chapter: Synthetic Fiction/Electronic Thought“ (93)

Sophie Publig: Microdosing the Apocalypse and Noemi Purkrábková: Thinking Through the Hollows
– Speculative Speculum (2023)

The Solar Anus, Georges Bataille 1931

if eye were anding: An experimental theater play by adO/Aptive

Testojunkie, Paul Preciado (2008)

What is the multitude (Questions for Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri), In: Cultural Studies (2006)

Empire, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri (2000)

Wages against Housework, Silvia Federici (1974)

The end of Capitalism (as we knew it), Julie Graham and Katherine Gibson (1996)

Resisting Left Melancholy, Wendy Brown (1999)(p. 29)

Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World, Timothy Morton (2013)

Can the Post-Soviet Think? On Coloniality of Knowledge, External Imperial and Double Colonial Differenceby Madina Tlostanova In: Intersections (2015)

Is the Post- in Postcolonial the Post- in Post-Soviet? Toward a Global Postcolonial Critique, David Chioni Moore In: Atlas of Trasnformation (2011)

Queer Ecologies: Against the Ontologizing Queerness; for the Development of Queer Collectives, Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky

After Death, François J. Bonnet

The Accursed Share, Georges Bataille

Trans*migrations, cartographies of the queer, edited by Vít Bohal

Necropolitics, Achille Mbembe

The Wretched of the Screen, Hito Steyerl

The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon

The Cybernetic Hypothesis, Tiqqun

Identity Politics Reconsidered (2006), Edited by Linda Martín Alcoff, Michael Hames-García, Satya P. Mohanty, and Paula M. L. Moya

Postscript on the Societies of Control, Gilles Deleuze

Gender Acceleration: a Blackpaper, n1x

Zeros and Ones Digital Women and the New Technoculture, Sadie Plant

The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study, Stefano Harney and Fred Moten


Down to Earth, Bruno Latour

Fanged Noumena, Nick Land

A thousand Plateaus, Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari

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