Recent and Forthcoming Titles:

Collapse VIII:
Casino Real

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advance order online

Peter Wolfendale
Object-Oriented Philosophy

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Gilles Châtelet
To Live and Think Like Pigs

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   Recent and Forthcoming Events, Commissions, Residencies:


December 4, 2014 /  Châtelet Launch/Badiou Lecture in NY

On 13 December, Sequence Press host a book launch for To Live and Think Like Pigs, co-published by Sequence and Urbanomic, followed by a Lecture-Performance by Alain Badiou: More Details here and on the Sequence site

Posted by urbanomic at 1:54 PM

November 27, 2014 /  Black Friday Collapses

To celebrate Collapse 8 finally going to press, we are offering copies of the ORIGINAL series of Collapse at an insane Black Friday price in our web store, from 00:00 GMT tomorrow.

We have been down into the Urbanomic cellar and are clearing the last remaining stock of the ORIGINAL printing of the previous volumes of Collapse. This is definitively your last ever chance to get hold of these limited editions. We have only a small number of copies of Collapse I, II, III, V, VI, and VII (not IV). We ALSO have a similarly limited number of copies of the first editions of Fanged Noumena and The Concept of Non-Photography.

Best of all, for this Friday only, for our Facebook and Twitter friends, all of these titles are available for only £5 each + shipping.

*note: these copies are sold as they are, from our last remaining stock. They may be any one of the following: unnumbered; marked; bent covers; cracked spine; missing insert (Collapse VII); cursed; radioactive. They are all readable! There are only limited numbers of each title, to be sold on a first come first served basis (no reservation in advance - please don't email!, sale begins 00:00 GMT on Friday 27 Nov).

Posted by urbanomic at 5:00 PM

Casino Real 4 Real

We're delighted to announce that the colossal (>1000 pages!) Collapse VIII: Casino Real has gone to press. You can read the editorial introduction here.

If all goes to plan, we expect to be able to get pre-orders to at least UK and EU customers in time for Christmas.

If you haven't reserved your copy yet, you can pre-order at our web store (remember it's a limited edition...!)

Posted by urbanomic at 1:49 PM

November 20, 2014 /  Turbo-Gideons and Acceleration

A reminder, tonight from 6pm editor and translator Robin Mackay will talk about #accelerate and Châtelet's To Live and Think Like Pigs, at Spike Island, Bristol - Details here

Posted by urbanomic at 8:15 AM

November 17, 2014 /  Now Available Over There

For those on the other side of the pond ... Sequence Press now has Gilles Châtelet's To Live and Think Like Pigs, Speculative Aesthetics, and Object-Oriented Philosophy: The Noumenon's New Clothes all in stock!

Posted by urbanomic at 6:24 PM

Objects and Sirens

Some recent reviews of Urbanomic publications old and new:

Nick Land on Wolfendale's Object-Oriented Philosophy at Urban Future;

and McKenzie Wark on Meillassoux's The Number and the Siren at

Posted by urbanomic at 11:04 AM

November 10, 2014 /  Pigs, Tapeworms, Cybergideons

Our translation of Gilles Châtelet's To Live and Think Like Pigs is now available and shipping from our Web store.

Posted by urbanomic at 2:08 PM

Speculative Aesthetics Launch

Reminder: You are invited to a launch event for Speculative Aesthetics, this Wednesday, from 6pm at the Clore Gallery, Tate Britain. Discussion with some of the contributors to the book, and music/noise.

6pm DJ Starkton - sonic-cognitive abrasion set
6.45pm Introduction to Speculative Aesthetics, Discussion
7.30-8.30pm - DJ TT + drinks

All welcome, no booking required!

Speculative Aesthetics is now available in both paperback and e-book versions - More details here.

Posted by urbanomic at 1:07 PM

November 6, 2014 /  Collapse 8

We are delighted to announce that the long-awaited Collapse Volume VIII: Casino Real will be published on 15 December, and is now available for pre-order from our web store - for a limited time with free shipping. As well as an astonishing array of texts from philosophers, gamblers, casino security consultants, and more, the volume also includes meillasouxian short fiction, contributions from artists and designers, a recipe for extreme cognitive noise, and a beautiful edition of 10 prints by artist Jean-Luc Moulène (more details here). Your advance orders are much appreciated and help to support future projects! (Not to mention the fact that this volume of Collapse is, as always, a limited edition that is sure to sell out quickly).

Posted by urbanomic at 4:32 PM

November 5, 2014 /  #Accelerate round-up

There has been a lot of #Accelerate-related action recently - here's a brief round-up:

- Bayern Radio recently broadcast a fantastic show on accelerationism, With Techno and Terminator against Capital, complete with music picked by editor Robin Mackay, including some CCRU productions.

- There is a forthcoming event, The Accelerationist Trial at the Pompidou Centre in Paris in December, scheduled to coincide with a forthcoming issue of Multitudes.

- Alex Williams and Nick Srnicek, authors of the Accelerationist Manifesto, are Interviewed in Libération.

- Over at 3AM magazine Alex Galloway discusses Accelerationism with Benjamin Noys, whose new book Malign Velocities expands and elaborates his critical take on the idea.

- The Dark Ecologies blog continues its excellent series of readings of #Accelerate with a post on Benedict Singleton's take on Cosmism.

- CCBLAB have an Interview with Editor Robin Mackay.

- A call for papers for a Prague workshop on education and acceleration.

- Lastly, and most intriguing of all, Vice have a story on Health Goth, a fashion movement which is apparently aligned with Accelerationism.

Posted by urbanomic at 12:27 PM

Recent News

+ Châtelet Launch/Badiou Lecture in NY
+ Black Friday Collapses
+ Casino Real 4 Real
+ Turbo-Gideons and Acceleration
+ Now Available Over There
+ Objects and Sirens
+ Pigs, Tapeworms, Cybergideons
+ Speculative Aesthetics Launch
+ Collapse 8
+ #Accelerate round-up

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