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The Infinite Sales Bay Of The Universe
2020-05-13 12:25
Black Market (2012), Andrej ŠkufcaIn mid-May 2020, artist Andrej Škufca holds his solo exhibition Black Market at the MGLC Gallery in Ljubljana. Black Market presents itself as… Read More
Applied Ballardianism: European Tour
2020-02-22 12:57
During February and March, 2020, I’ll be giving a series of talks and presentations in Slovenia, Italy and England. The tour is in support of Applied Ballardianism: Memoir f… Read More
Applied Ballardianism: A Theory Of Nothing
2016-09-14 13:21
An excerpt from Applied Ballardianism: A Theory of Nothing, text and photos by Simon Sellars. Foreword by Dr Ricardo Battista This book details the story of a man who lived in Melbourne, Au… Read More
2016-03-05 12:11
The following is excerpted from the Official Republican 2016 Presidential Survey, conducted by the National Republican Congressional Committee, PO Box 2837, Washington D.C. 20013. With apol… Read More
2016-03-03 10:56
“There comes a time when some sort of radical action is needed. I won’t go as far as throwing a bomb into a crowded theatre, but I can see that some of my novels, like High-Rise… Read More
2015-12-15 11:30
ABOVE: Trailer for High-Rise (2016), directed by Ben Wheatley. ABOVE: Opening sequence to Shivers (1975), directed by David Cronenberg. High-Rise, Ben Wheatley’s much-anticipated ada… Read More
2014-10-20 13:52
Claire Walsh at the J.G. Ballard Memorial Service, London, 2009. Photo: Rick McGrath. Two weeks ago, Claire Walsh died after battling cancer. Walsh was an editor and literary publicist… Read More
2012-02-26 09:52
David Pelham: The Art of Inner Space David Pelham’s painting for JG Ballard’s short story, My Dream of Flying to Wake Island (1974). Signed print courtesy wire-frame. by James… Read More
2012-02-06 11:58
APOLLO ROULETTE, PART 2 by Brian Baker In part 2 of ‘Apollo Roulette’, Brian Baker’s sequel to ‘Iterative Architecture: a Ballardian Text’, an ‘auto-di… Read More
2012-01-26 02:29
APOLLO ROULETTE, PART 1 by Brian Baker In this sequel to ‘Iterative Architecture: a Ballardian Text’, an ‘auto-displacement’ Ian Fleming/J.G. Ballard mashup, Brian… Read More
2011-12-11 13:23
by Matteo Pasquinelli The following is excerpted from Matteo Pasquinelli’s book Animal Spirits: A Bestiary of the Commons (Rotterdam: NAi Publishers / Institute of Network Cultures… Read More
2011-10-03 11:54
Outpost 13: The Atrocity Exhibition from Ballardian on Vimeo. Eurydice in a Used Car Lot. Margaret Travis paused in the empty foyer of the cinema, looking at the photographs in the display… Read More
2011-01-06 00:49
After researching it for most of 2010, I am currently deep into the process of writing my book Applied Ballardianism: the Philosophy of J.G. Ballard, due for publication by Zer0 Books in 201… Read More
2010-08-23 11:44
Next week, I’ll be speaking at Monash University’s conference Changing the Climate: Utopia, Dystopia and Catastrophe. I’m also helping to organise the event with Andrew Mi… Read More
2010-06-30 05:55
Registration here The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject Early Bird Fee 2-3 July 2010 To be Held at University of Surrey, Continuing Education Centre (CEC), 2nd Floor Senate House. Full De… Read More
2010-05-16 12:41
Advertiser’s Announcement: ‘Sex: Inner Space: J.G. Ballard’. Ambit no. 33, 1967. Better Living through Psychopathology Benjamin Noys (2009) Presentation at at ‘The F… Read More
2010-03-25 12:56
Landing Sites from Simon Sellars on Vimeo. This is vaguely Ballardian… It’s my short film based on the ‘reversible destiny’ theory of the architects/conceptual arti… Read More
2010-02-12 00:24
Ed Ruscha. Fountain of Crystal, 2009. Acrylic on canvas. 30 1/8 x 36 1/8 inches (76.5 x 91.8 cm). CRASH: HOMAGE TO JG BALLARD Press Release Gagosian Gallery 6-24 Britannia St London WC1X 9J… Read More
2010-01-18 12:51
by Nicholas Cobb The inspiration behind this body of work came from a growing curiosity about recent corporate developments of private space in London that apparently encourage the public t… Read More
Twitter Links, Part 2
2010-01-16 23:06
“You’ve still got the paradigms print gave you, and you’re barely print-literate” – William Gibson, Neuromancer “Science and technology multiply around u… Read More
Twitter: Defending The Indefensible
2010-01-11 22:38
“You’ve still got the paradigms print gave you, and you’re barely print-literate” – William Gibson, Neuromancer “Science and technology multiply around u… Read More
2009-11-16 13:36
Pillars of Wisdom from Paul Williams on Vimeo. Arriving in Abu Dhabi my initial reaction, standing on the balcony of my hotel room on the 20th floor, was disorientation and near-vertigo. La… Read More
2009-10-23 10:24
Although we never met in real life, I considered Mac Tonnies a great friend. We corresponded often via Twitter and email, and I interviewed him in 2007 about our shared passion for the writ… Read More
2009-10-20 21:17
The two Ballard-related segments from the recent BBC documentary Synth Britannia have been YouTubed. There’s also a BBC post about the relationship of these bands to Ballard. ..:: Pr… Read More
Three Recent Reviews
2009-09-22 13:47
by Simon Sellars The following are the full versions of three book reviews originally published elsewhere in edited form. The BLDGBLOG Book, by Geoff Manaugh. San Francisco: Chronicle B… Read More
2009-07-02 10:31
From the files of Dr Ricardo Battista’s assistant, School of Specialization in Cryogenics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Melbourne, Australia. “As Michael Jackson reac… Read More
2009-06-18 22:42
A few people have asked why I haven’t been updating of late. The truth is, I have been updating almost daily, but over on Twitter (@ballardian), which is where I will be posting most o… Read More
2009-04-20 01:41
Goodbye, Jim… As publisher of this site, my goal has always been to take J.G. Ballard as a philosopher, rather than simply a ‘novelist’. Sometimes this has truly angered… Read More
2009-03-23 07:02
Due to severe time restraints, I will probably refrain from posting much in the Ballardosphere section for the next few months. This was the regular blog-style section of the site where I p… Read More
2009-03-08 03:10
Apologies for the inactivity at this site recently, and the usual grovelling apologies to anyone who has sent links, tips, messages, emails over the past month and a bit. Chaotic off-site sc… Read More

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