»Ein mörderisches, tödliches Spiel. Doch das Ergebnis ist: In dieser Grabnische lebt die Avantgarde wie nirgends sonst.« Stefan Zweifel, Du
is the Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research and part-time Professor of Philosophy at Tilburg University. He also taught at The New School for Social Research in New York, the University of Essex, the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, the University of Sydney (AUS) and the University of Notre Dame (USA). Between 1998–2004, he was programme director of the Collège International de Philosophie, Paris.
this semi-fictional organization operates on the grounds of the late European avant-gardes movement. In its manifesto it alludes to death and the obsession with mapping, entering and colonising necrotic spaces. The committee consists most notably of the General Secretary and founding member Tom McCarthy, Chief Philosopher Simon Critchley, a Department of Propaganda chaired by Anthony Auerbach, and an Executive Council.
is a British novelist and artist based in London. McCarthy operates as »General Secretary« of a semi-fictitious organisation called the »International Necronautical Society« (INS). He also published a number of essays and short stories. With his debut novel Remainder (8 ½ Millionen) he was awarded the Believer Book Award in 2008. His novels C (2010) und Satin Island (2015) were shortlisted for the Men's Booker Prize.