Benjamin Noys
Benjamin Noys

Benjamin Noys is a UK-based theorist and critic who teaches at the University of Chichester and writes extensively on contemporary theory, the avant-garde, film, and cultural politics. His previous books are Georges Bataille: A Critical Introduction (2000), The Culture of Death (2005), and The Persistence of the Negative (2010). He has written on the politics of acceleration for Mute Magazine and Nyx, and presented in London, Lisbon, and Brasilia. He blogs at No Useless Leniency.


Books by Benjamin Noys

Malign Velocities

Accelerationism and Capitalism

Oct 2014

Against the need for speed, Malign Velocities tracks acceleration as the symptom of the ongoing crises of capitalism.

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