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  • It's from this notion of renewing resisted and long-thought-dead ideals that the notion of hauntology came to be associated with Ghost Box's music.


  • Less a full-blown genre than a state of mind, "hauntology" (as it has been dubbed by Simon Reynolds) mixes such far-flung influences as early analog electronica, musique concrete, library 78s, Italian film soundtracks and old newsreels into something wholly other yet quintessentially British in flavor.

    Warped Reality

  • Vertigo is about the return of the repressed, the power of ghosts (the film works as a perfect 'hauntology'), the scary logic of obsession and the coincidences between obsession and an enterprise called 'art'.


  • This was against the dominant hauntology by the specter of life often found in metaphors used by architects -- "life-like" or "nature-like."

    Carla Leitao: Dustism, Creatures and Speculative Materialism in Architecture: An Interview With Alisa Andrasek/Biothing

  • I was recently told about a fantastic new hauntology Flickr group.

    Warren Ellis

  • Here, images of prosthetic subjects, zombies, cut-ups and armies of the medieval dead actually slip off the pages of literature to become the terminal hauntology of these technologized times.

    New Non-Fiction Announcement, D. Harlan Wilson’s Technologized Desire

  • There's a discussion on audio hauntology over at Whitechapel.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education:

  • The Major Touchstone… on What is hauntology?

    Two from the toob « Jahsonic

  • Categories: French culture · art · economics · grotesque · hauntology · irrationalism · life · philosophy · theory · transgression

    July « 2008 « Jahsonic

  • Against this, her vocals stood even more intensely as the pure residue, the hauntology in the machine, the tragedy of the soul imperfectible by science.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed


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  • In 1993, French philosopher Jacques Derrida coined the term “hauntology” in his book, Spectres of Marx. The term was used to describe the presence of ghost-like traces of the past in our culture as we move further into the future.

    October 19, 2011