Room: NAB LG02
New Academic Building
We are currently transitioning from an economic system dominated by artisanal and industrial production to one ruled by information with its emphasis on communication, affect and cognition. Not without controversy, the term cognitive capitalism has been coined to describe these new sets of conditions.
JocJonJosch: Hand in Foot is a book published to coincide with the art collective JocJonJosch's current exhibition in Sion, Switzerland. The exhibition is part of the Manor Prize 2013, a Swiss art prize which the collective were awarded last year.
Galerie Michael Janssen
Potsdamer Str. 63
Galerie Michael Janssen is pleased to host The Andrew Project book launch, a project by artist Shaan Syed. For the launch, Syed has invited artist and diarist Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay to create a new performance in which a man reflects on recent Berlin history while dancing at a nightclub.
X Marks the Bökship
210 / Unit 3 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9NQ
Open Fridays & Saturdays 11-6pm
A school for design fiction was convened on 8 November, 2013 at Gallery for Contemporary Art, Leipzig. This itinerant school employs the curious genre of ‘design fiction’ to assert storytelling as the primary function of design, assuming that every artefact has the potential to express the character of the culture that produced it.