the First Device

What should be the ideal character and purpose of the First Device we give to our young? How would such a tool define humanity's future approach to technology, and to our world? How would it shape and direct the mind? What kind of information should it contain? Would it be primarily audiovisual, or holographic, or… Continue reading the First Device

Forest School writing: What did I think this was going to be, the revolution? On the Free/Libre Arts Unconference and TropicalBurn

(1) Notes on the Free/Libre Arts Unconference and TropicalBurn / The difference between me and a free person July 2019, Ixodos at A Casa Lar, Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro Are YOU able to trust in a fully participatory format? / On the academy as capitalist enclosure (edu-factory). / On the (arts) academy as a… Continue reading Forest School writing: What did I think this was going to be, the revolution? On the Free/Libre Arts Unconference and TropicalBurn

Forest School writing: What did I think this was going to be, the revolution? / A review of the Free/Libre Arts Unconference and TropicalBurn / The difference between me and a free person

29 July, 2019 Tineke called it soulwriting. We were talking about the trouble of caring too much about one's projects cum funding proposals. ________ You either trust in a fully participatory format or you don't. / On the academy as capitalist enclosure (edu-factory). / On the significance of deconstructing patterns of gathering and working that… Continue reading Forest School writing: What did I think this was going to be, the revolution? / A review of the Free/Libre Arts Unconference and TropicalBurn / The difference between me and a free person

Ixodos at A Casa Lar

reaphrodite.org/acasalar Here is collected information about A Casa Lar. I'm working to set up free/libre software infrastructure for A Casa Lar by Saturday-Sunday 29-30 June 2019, open days to which you are invited to participate. **A Casa Lar / The Home Houseis an artist space in the Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro, managed by… Continue reading Ixodos at A Casa Lar

enamoured with gmcfosho’s meta-confrontational political exorcisms: youtube-lofi(?) animation-SWAG hip-hop-killing anonymous video art doesn’t need this text, but here it is anyway SPLASH

These are the early stages of an online crush; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frDamZjCbkI of single-mindedly consuming someone's work in awe, in this case, of their mastery in designing online presence, the way they create an arena and then perform subtle subversions within it, with perfectly self-reflective / powerful politics that sync their visual style with their take on… Continue reading enamoured with gmcfosho’s meta-confrontational political exorcisms: youtube-lofi(?) animation-SWAG hip-hop-killing anonymous video art doesn’t need this text, but here it is anyway SPLASH

not(es) on participation [on writing (on art) in the first person]

I wrote this for NeMe, mid-2016 It's one of my free-est texts, and it connects my thinking about art, tech, and openness into a kind of politics of civic participation, locating experimental comments on this in the Cypriot arts. Here it is in full / to be occasionally updated. Caption: A piece by Natalie Yiaxi,… Continue reading not(es) on participation [on writing (on art) in the first person]

love for Nurtane: “Jaded historian of Makarios’ memory across media also thinks this is quite interesting for Pafos17” [draft]

OR “This is (the other) Aphrodite's fault”: Resolving the Dawn and the Sunset Issue (2017) Coming from a great interest in controversy, especially when it has to do with political memory, or the discursive overlap of politics and aesthetics, I conclude that the danger here isn't one of censorship. The issue is the idea that… Continue reading love for Nurtane: “Jaded historian of Makarios’ memory across media also thinks this is quite interesting for Pafos17” [draft]