I am using the following programs to realise the thesis:
- Zotero: for bibliography/ research content management
- Obsidian: notes and overview
- TexStudio: Icing on the cake.

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Beginning to write master thesis:
´The meandering human identity and local mythology´.

My focus will be on the extreme-metal genre ´Black Metal´

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A fascinating soundscape documentation and live streaming project.

´Locus Sonus Stream Project is a network of open microphones that stream the captured audio environment live from locations spread around the globe to our server. Over the last ten years this project has developed from a single remote microphone, to become a worldwide pooled resource used by numerous artists´

locusonus.org/wiki/index.php?p

#soundscape #streaming #locussonus #fieldrecording

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Epigenetic Memory in the Spruce Tree. (Norsk Gran)

Artist Una Hamilton Helle in conversation with molecular biologist Carl Gunnar Fossdal. Shedding light upon its connection to mythology and black metal as well.
Its an old article from 2017 and was published in the book ´Becoming the Forest Vol. 2´

thelearnedpig.org/epigenetic-m

#Gran #Spruce # #blackmetal

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‘Not black metal. Not theory. Not not black metal. Not not theory. Black metal theory. Theoretical blackening of metal. Metallic blackening of theory. Mutual blackening. Nigredo in the intoxological crucible of symposia’
- Floating Tomb: #BlackMetalTheory (2015)

This book gathers together previously published and new work on BMT focusing on mysticism, a domain of thought and experience with deep connections both to the black metal genre and to theory (theoria, vision, contemplation)

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Metalhead.club is now listed in the official instances list (and therefore should also appear in the Android app when registering a new account) 🥳

Musik - Mastodon - joinmastodon.org/communities/m

#metal #music #Mastodon

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I visited the nearest music store today called ´Idiot Records´ in Dortmund, DE. Met this person there and asked if he knows of any local Black Metal act. He suggested a band ´Fyrnask´ from Bonn. Coincidentally, their music was playing in the background. I had to buy their album ´VII – Kenoma´. If I am not wrong, the lyrics are written in Norwegian and revolves around the theme of Nature, Sorrow and Ritualism

CW: VIDEO MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AUDIENCE

vid.puffyan.us/watch?v=FjYqUB9

#blackmetal

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✨️ I made a thing! 🎉️

Check out my brandnew webcomic, "Contra Chrome":

👉️ contrachrome.com

Subtitle: How #Google‘s browser became a threat to #privacy and #democracy.

Featuring Shoshana Zuboff, vegan Piranhas, and everything you ever wanted to know about #Chrome but were afraid to ask!

Read and download for free – hope you like it! 😊

And if you do, please spread the word! :boost_ok:

#BoostsWelcome
#comic #comics

I started to take notes in Obsidian a few months ago in addition to a paper note book. Tried the time-lapse animation today and this was the result.

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Yesterday I took a walk into the woods nearby. I was almost in the middle of it, surrounded by tall and healthy trees. My eyes were pleased but the noise of the land and air traffic bled into the heart of this place. The spring chorus of all beings living in there were layered on a constant white noise of anthropophony, leaving only the tap of a woodpecker prevail.
Maybe, all beings need that one inch of silence.
Maybe this is one of the many things we need to heal. An open wound.

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Firefox will die one day. Then Chrome will "dance down amongst us again, clad in his true shape at last, singing his incomprehensible rhymes as the trees mutter their curses and the black and terrible Barrow-Wights dance and gibber around him." (km-515.livejournal.com/1042.ht)

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Elevated ether on a higher plane
Resided amidst seeping light.
The light that penetrated,
Meandered through the hands of water-bearer.
Such is the formation of a moment
A moment in constant departure.

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RT @murpunktat@twitter.com

OPEN CALL AIR 2022: (Un)sustainable? We are pleased to offer several virtual and one onsite Artist in Residence at the netart & digital culture initiative ‘mur.at’ in Graz, Austria. mur.at/post/opencall-air22/ @p1x@twitter.com @icids@twitter.com @eliterature@twitter.com @xcoaxorg@twitter.com #SDGs

🐦🔗: twitter.com/murpunktat/status/

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Draft of chapter 2 for my Buck Breaking, Ai no Kusabi, Original Work fanfic mashup. YES ITS REALLY WEIRD. x_x
TL;DR Space age sniper from a barren, unterraformed planet unsuccessfully hunts a bunny.

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Olia Lialina edited the transcript of Mark Zuckerberg's Metaverse launch event, replacing every occurrence of "experience" with actual terms:

pad.profolia.org/s/experience


Hello,
My name is Varun. I am multidisciplinary artist working mostly with sound and video. I explore different philosophies of life in search of meaning and inspiration. I find it absurd to talk about the self because I feel its on a constant flux and varying exposure which might lead to re-phrasing. Though, what I could say is that I am living for human connections and experiences that come along with it.

Thank you for having me here.

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