Jason LaRiviere is a PhD candidate in the department of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. He is writing his dissertarion on the theme of compression as a technical and philosophical concept.
Bachelors: University of Southern California, Philosophy
Masters: Columbia University, Film Studies
(forthcoming, co-authored with Alexander Galloway) “Compression in Philosophy,” boundary 2, vol. 44, no. 1 (February 2017).
“#feelings,” e-flux superconversations, June 2015.
“The Thirst for Annihilation: William Friedkin’s Sorcerer,” The Brooklyn Rail, June 2014.
“Morally Pink Complexion: Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2013.
“Nihil Unbound: Rick Alverson’s The Comedy,” The Brooklyn Rail, December 2012.
Response to Nick Srnicek (via live video link), Incredible Machines Conference, Vancouver, March 8, 2014
“Overwhelming Contingency: On Michael Mann’s Miami Vice” at Surface Reflections: A Symposium on Themes in the Work of Michael Mann, The New School, New York, December 14, 2013
“A Dialectic Tragedy: On Coonskin’s Place in Hip-Hop,” SCMS, Los Angeles, March 2010
critical theory, visual culture, media archeology, non-philosophy