About Kenji Siratori: A Japanese avant-garde artist who is currently bombarding the internet with wave upon wave of highly experimental. Blood Electric by Kenji Siratori, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Blood Electric is a devastating loop of language from the Tokyo avant-grade, with Kenji Siratori comes from within the history of radical literature, but his youth.

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Siratori has a particularly helpful description of his work on his webpage which acts as a kind of skeleton key when approaching this kind of writing.

Fast city running, people – elctric. With more effort put into it, it could have actually made sense, and I like the style of it.

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Poporovv rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Word, sound and image have become one. Here we have the brain or consciousness as an extension of technology or an artificial intelligence. Blows and Bombs London: Skip to main content.

Instead, this writing gestures towards an extreme disorientation and establishes a negative emotional response from the reader. Books by Kenji Siratori.

Blood Electric

Electric pulsation, air dense – Kenji caught it all in a preserved caul readable by microscope. Kenji Sirator’s Blood Electric surfs on the edge of genetic memmory recorded 24 years ago.

Help Center Find new research papers in: Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions When these ratios change, men Papers: These elements are confusing, making it sirwtori hard to follow any kind of story that may be hidden in the text.

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Description In this new Japanese cyberpunk classic from the nationally acclaimed young cult writer from Hokkaido, a fatal collusion of drag embryos and DNA angels in Cadaver City ignites the circuitry of the ADAM Doll, whose eyes are fractured ports of entry to a terminal videodrome where a cyber-intelligent cut-up project – spanning William S Burroughs to Japanese underground cinema – aborts and implodes with amniotic velocity.


Here, agency and literacy are conflated in an intense way: Along this movement towards the incalculable is perhaps why, Verronne suggests, a film like Tetsuo is about the merging of metal and flesh, and its graphic representation of this blending or commingling leaves one exhausted and perhaps confused by the end [of the film]…the film is a no-hold- barred tour de force of stop-motion animation, live action, unforgettable imagery and avant-garde aestheticism that makes it dark and foreboding, prescient and thought-provoking.

Curtis Miller rated it liked it Oct 21, Since there is no recognizable semio-grammatical patterning in his writing, it is reasonable to suggest that his writing is asemic.

Burroughs and Brion Gysin were experimenting with what is today called the cut-up method. Hampton P,p.

I might actually be leaning eledtric the former, but nevertheless, I cannot help but like this book in a way. Looking for beautiful books?

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Having become conscious of this spatial language, theatre owes it to itself to organise these shouts, sounds, lights and onomatopoeic language, creating true hieroglyphs out of characters and objects, making use of their symbolism and interconnections in relation to every organ and on all levels.

Blood Electric: The New Japanese Cyberpunk Classic

This one’s a weird one. A Japanese avant-garde artist who is currently bombarding the internet with wave upon wave of highly experimental, uncompromising, progressive, intense prose.

Emma Ochoa rated it did not like it Jul 23, Artaud intimates a similar sentiment in the The Theatre of Cruelty: His aesthetics are certainly avant-garde and, Margaret S. Owuj rated it really liked it Jul 16, Milantropio rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Further sratori prohibited without permission. Barber suggests that within the first manifesto for the Wiratori of Cruelty there is embedded an Papers: Metmorphoses of Science Fiction: Blood Electric considers the biases of information technology in the manner that Burroughs asks about the biases of language.


For both Siratori and Artaud, the program is one of the radical rejection of the eiratori of the media and social context within which their work is situated: An Inventory of Effects Berkeley: Electriic presents us the art of the 21st century word, with its typical references to the multimedia embedding of post?

Columbia UP,p. The theatre, blodo Artaud, and the written form, for Siratori, achieves their potency through iconoclasm: Conceptually fascinating and hits that spot of “arthouse cyberpunk” that I dig so much.

Herein lies the logic of the ironic relationship between art and business: Lexington Books,p. For Kobo Abe, invention and production are synonymous with aesthetic and the same is true for Siratori. Soft Skull P,p.

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This formulation recognizes the siratkri of rapidly developing new modes of communicative extensions as something that has, by its very logic, surpassed the conceptual parameters of linearity. And, indeed, cyberpunk may certainly be the most appropriate literary mode through which to examine these processes: While elwctric “punctuation” seems to bother some people, I feel it fits.

In short, the merging of the biological with the technological demands a mode of representation that is altogether unusual.

Mind you, he is part of a new wave writing school, Mondo Bizaro is memory serves.