Grafton will be speaking at the 2022 Internet Culture Festival in New York City on December 10th. Hosted by Digital Void, the event will feature speakers including Kat Tenbarge, Edward Ongweso Jr., Ryan Broderick, and more. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door ($5 grants you access to the livestream). Grab your tickets here!
Spanish Translation of The Hours Have Lost Their Clock
Alpha Decay has published the Spanish translation of The Hours Have Lost Their Clock: The Politics of Nostalgia. Translation by Albert Fuentes. Check out the beautiful cover!
Spanish Translation of Babbling Corpse
Holobionte Ediciones has published the Spanish translation of Grafton’s first book, Babbling Corpse: Vaporwave and the Commodification of Ghosts. It features a new epilogue by Grafton and an introduction by the translator, Cristóbal Durán.
Masters of the Userverse
For Real Life magazine, Grafton wrote about “userverses”, customized interior spaces where people are catered to by machines and people who work like machines. Read “Masters of the Userverse” here.
Highsnobiety Magazine Spring 2022
Grafton is featured in the spring 2022 issue of Highsnobiety Magazine. His piece, “Nostalgia in the Wake of Y2K”, explores nostalgia across music, film and TV, fashion, technology, and politics, with a special section dedicated to the recent explosion of Y2K nostalgia. Order the magazine here!
Zer0 Books Archive Series Revisits Babbling Corpse
Grafton was a guest on the Zer0 Books Archive series where he discussed his first book, Babbling Corpse: Vaporwave and the Commodification of Ghosts. Watch the interview here.
The Morning Star Reviews The Hours Have Lost Their Clock
The Morning Star calls Grafton’s latest book “a thought-provoking reflection on our out of joint times and a warning that there is no escape into the past.” Read the review here.
The Hours Have Lost Their Clock Reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of Books
The Los Angeles Review of Books calls The Hours Have Lost Their Clock “moving” and “an illuminating examination of our now.” Read poet Emmalea Russo’s review here.
Interview with KQED
Yesterday Once More
Grafton wrote about how algorithms are changing the ways we experience nostalgia, for Real Life magazine. Read “Yesterday Once More” here.