Arran is an anti-psychiatric nurse and a vector of anxiety that regularly explodes in the exuberant terrors of panic. An escapee from philosophy reorientations were found around a burgeoning constellation of madness, activism and independent research. Member of the Anarchist Federation, co-founder of the Glasgow Madness Solidarity Network and practicing registered mental health nurse working in the field of substance misuse. Engaged in the attempt to produce a post-nihilist praxis that might inform and be informed by anarchist communism; ecology; ecosophy; theories of embodiment and enactivism; anti-psychiatry; madness studies; philosophical pessimism; and the work of Felix Guattari. He also blogs at libcom and attempts at living and has written for various libertarian left postmedia platforms. He can be contacted via twitter @dronemodule.
Michael is a public health consultant, writer and journalist working primarily in the healthcare, education and community development sectors. His work focuses on political ecology, anthropologies of the contemporary, new materialisms, and syncretic approaches to media, design, and systems change. Currently he is exploring possibilities for generating varieties of post-nihilist praxis through a cross-fertilization of speculative theory, para-academic dialogue, activism, and innovative social design projects. You can learn more at his websiteArchive Fire or contact him directly on twitter @BrightAbyss.
SHOW NOTES :
- Sara Watson in the house
- Living With Data on Al-Jazeera
- Post Nihilism
- Synthetic Zero
- Post Nihilism Practices (instead of theory)
- Connection to Buddhism
- Alexander Bard’s MC episode
- From the Ruins in the Occupied Times
WORD OF THE WEEK :
Occupy: fill or preoccupy (the mind or thoughts).
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