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  • Nyx Issue 10: CARE – Call for Contributions

    Essays - Journalism - Fiction - Testimonies - Experimental Writing- Photography - Visual Art.

    Send us your thoughts on "Care". Brief proposals in abstract form, of no more than 500 words / 3 images, should be sent along with a brief biography to noctournal@gmail.com by 29/02/2016.

Issue 10 now at the printers

Issue 10 is now at the printers. Many thanks to its contributors, who are: Peter Thompson “Ernst Bloch and Seelesorge” Khairani Barokka “Carry Me” Lia Boscu “The Unwanted Interactions of Neurotypical Able Bodies” Ben Knight “I’ve Had it Up to Here with Fish and Chips” Eva von Redecker “Homage to Care-Sluts” Drusilla Song “Los Cretinos” … Continue reading

7×8 Kuratoren Reviews Nyx Issue 9: Vermin

Got Bugs? Call Tory Home Office Pest Control Now! By Adam Hutchings 7×8 Review by Kimberly N. Kitada Extremely timely and relevant to the present political urgencies in the U.S., Hutchings’s article titled “Got Bugs? Call Tory Home Office Pest Control Now!” confronts the complexities and nuances of illegal immigrant status. He parses the minutiae … Continue reading

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The Bloch Series #5: Cat Moir on Bloch’s Materialism & Language

The Marxist-utopian philosopher Ernst Bloch is largely anonymous in Britain. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic.   Nyx: The relation between Bloch’s utopian, speculative materialism and his experimental prose-style remains obscure. Many commentators note this style’s open, dialectical, incomplete syntax, but they usually fail to relate these topoi to the tenets of utopian, speculative materialism. … Continue reading

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Issue 9: Vermin

Issue 9: Vermin is now out. Follow the links below to order your PDF copy of Nyx, a Noctournal Issue 9: Vermin or one of our limited print versions. Issue 9: Vermin, features written and visual work by Simon Ford & Robert Galeta, David Harman, Jeanne Kay, Gemma Marmalade, Fancisco Sousa Lobo, Adam Hutchings, Tom Mortimer, … Continue reading

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Review of Ivan Boldyrev’s Ernst Bloch and His Contempories: Locating Utopian Messianism

Ivan Boldyrev Ernst Bloch and His Contempories: Locating Utopian Messianism Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2014. ISBN 9781472511768 Reviewed by Nathaniel J. P. Barron Time, the likely key trope of this work concerning the peripheral but by no means altogether forgotten parabolist philosopher Ernst Bloch (1, 181); that exiled heretic whose outstanding contribution, perhaps, was to have … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #4 [extended]: Volker Schneider on Bloch & Hegel.

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely anonymous in Britain. Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic.*   Nyx: As we’ve seen, Michael Löwy conducts an interview with Bloch in Tübingen in 1974. The purpose of the interview is to clarify aspects of … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #4: Ivan Boldyrev on Bloch & Hegel.

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely anonymous in Britain. Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic. Nyx: I’d like to begin by turning to an interview Michael Löwy conducted with Bloch in Tübingen in 1974, roughly three years before Bloch’s death. The … Continue reading

The Bloch Series #3: Vincent Geoghegan on Bloch & Nature

Ernst Bloch’s thought is largely anonymous in Britain. Nyx, a noctournal decided to depart this tremor of an as yet unknown adventure. The Bloch Series: sojourns with an heretic. Nyx: Your recent work arises from a curious question: can there be a utopia without human beings? Before moving onto Bloch I’d like to begin by … Continue reading