It is crucial to Glass Bead that we do not just operate as a journal that publishes annually a selection of articles but also as a research platform that actively explores the conceptual terrains opened up by these contributions as a continuous process. The research platform consists of contributions submitted by the participants to the workshops organized on the occasion of Glass Bead’s public events, but also unabridged versions of some of the texts published in the journal. More info on the workshops here.

Le Réel photographique (extended version)

Tristan Garcia

This text is the unabridged version of Tristan Garcia's essay for Issue 0: Castalia, the Game of Ends and Means. To avoid reducing photography to a sort of luminous drawing (the reality of which the moderns strangely believed in) we must g...