What is Ectoplasmic Materialism?

Ghostbusters II, 1989

Ghostbusters II, 1989

 

Texts

Factory and Society by Mario Tronti

Dark Matter by Greg Scholette

Queer Spectrality by Carla Freccero 

Ghostwriting by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Chronopolitics: The Impact of Time Perspectives on the Dynamics of Change by George W. Wallis 

Orientations Matter by Sara Ahmed

EMERGENCY ECTOPLASMIC EXODUS Rejected Materials – Take II by J.K. Bergstrand-Doley

The World Thrown Up — Report on a Sitting, in Intransitive Journal

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Media

Ghost Dance by Ken McMullen, 1983, 95 mins

I Am Sitting in a Room by Alvin Lucier, 1981

The Lawnmower Man (ending), 1992

Ghostbusters 2, 1989

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Contribution by Ectoplasmic Materialism to Ljudskolan zine, 2015

Contribution by Ectoplasmic Materialism to Ljudskolan zine, 2015

Dziga Vertov

Dziga Vertov

Eva Carrière, c. 1914

Eva Carrière, c. 1914

Books

Vanishing Women by Karen Beckman

A History of Ghosts by Peter Aykroyd

The Spectralities Reader: Ghosts and Haunting in Contemporary Cultural Theory, eds. Maria del Pilar Blanco and Esther Peeren

Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination by Avery F. Gordon

Phenomena of Materialisation: A Contribution to the Investigation of Mediumistic Teleplastics by Baron von Schrenck Notzing

The Ear of the Other — Otobiography, Tranference, Translation by Jacques Derrida

Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work of Mourning and the New International by Jacques Derrida

Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others by Sara Ahmed

Haunted Media: Electronic Presence from Telegraphy to Television by Jeffrey Sconce

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Photo: Chris Jordan

Photo: Chris Jordan

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