My humorous (at least I think so) critical ‘artistic’ interventions into the field of research known as ‘post-qual:’

 

Post-qual Math:

This ironic photo-essay (that I made in 10 minutes and promptly posted online) affirmatively-critiques: 1. the oversimplification of the concept ‘material’ (and the metaphoric use of a whole host of other concepts); and 2. the reduction of ‘art’ to an instrument in qualitative research that has nothing to do with art:

Material Math
#Post-Qual Math #Math #Art #Matter
Math Assemblage
#Post-Qual Math #Deleuze&Guattari #Math #Art #Matter
Diffracted Math
#Post-Qual Math #Barad #Math #Art #Matter
Affective Math
#Post-Qual Math #Spinoza #Math #Art #Matter
Geo-Onto-Strata Math
#Post-Qual Math #Povinelli #Math #Art #Matter
(Data) Cut Math
#Post-Qual Math #Math #Art #Matter
String Figures Math
#Post-Qual Math #Haraway #Math #Art #Matter

Post-Qual Diffractor Bot:

I wrote the script for a bot using Tracery – a grammar generator that works with JavaScript. The bot is on Twitter and ‘diffracts’ post-qualitative research terminology and tweets it twice a day. The syntax follows typical academic structure for papers, books, and conference presentations. While some of the outputs are clearly preposterous, I have to admit that others sound like they might make for good work, ha!:


The song ‘Icepick in my Eye’ (with David Ben Shannon):

Shanny and I wrote this song about the overwrought use of concepts including our own: