Forking the Manifesto
During the BR reading group, we will read three texts as an impetus for unpacking several claims mapped out in our manifesto (available online We produced the manifesto as a starting point, to sketch out a site for both cognitive and pragmatic navigation, always with the view that it could be a tool for anyone, not localised to members of the immediate group. With two artist-members of the group present - we hope to engage in a workshop/discussion session with other participants, focusing more specifically on the following vectors and potential ramifications of further work on the following topics: Urbanism; Abstraction; and Transmodernism.
Ray Brassier: Wandering Abstraction
Keller Easterling : Chapter 6 from Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space (Extra reading - Introduction) text and text