'I, The Object', Mark Fisher

Listen to 1525 Collective member Pablo Paillole read British cultural theorist Mark Fisher's 'I, The Object' from the influential blog, k-punk. In this text, Fisher presents a sonic comparison between Joy Division and Grace Jones' versions of the song She's Lost Control.

In the series Grace Jones: Musings, we listen out for contemporary literary and academic voices that rehearse, record, and resound Jones’ contributions to black and queer imaginaries, looking at the role of music and performance in creating communities of affect and resilience.

Mark Fisher was a writer, cultural theorist and philosopher based in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. Fisher wrote extensively on radical politics, music and popular culture for publications including The Wire, Fact and New Statesman, and received acclaim for his blogging as K-punk in the early 2000s. He is the author of Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? (2009), Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures (2014) and Post-Punk Then and Now (2016). He was the co-founder of Zero Books and Repeater Books.