Brian Kim Stefans

Brian Kim Stefans is a poet and professor of English (contemporary poetry and new media) at UCLA. His most recent book of poems is Viva Miscegenation (MakeNow Press, 2013). Prior books include What is Said to the Poet Concerning Flowers (Factory School, 2006) and Fashionable Noise: On Digital Poetics (Atelos, 2003). His website, which houses his many works of digital text art, is


Girls of Spectacular Culture

"We’ve not only become absolute commodities but commodities whose every meaningless gesture is also a commodity as they are captured for the screen."...

Book of Numbers: Meillassoux on Mallarmé

Mallarmé’s Un coup de dés jamais n'abolira le hasard (A throw of the dice will never abolish chance) is the subject of an exhilarating new book by French Speculative Realist philosopher Quentin Meillassoux....

Hardcore Hits the Coffee Table

Triptych image: Megan Cotts, "ECU"SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HARDCORE would probably top most lists of popular music genres least likely to be ...

Gaming the System: On the Oulipo

OF COURSE, HE'S NOT a composer,” Arnold Schoenberg once said of John Cage, “but he's an inventor — of genius!” Likewise, the ...

Thoroughly Modern Elsa

Since her rediscovery by scholars over a decade ago, photographs of the Baroness have become, in their way, as iconic of the era of Dada as any....

Thoroughly Modern Elsa
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