This Sunday morning at Varia: Read & Repair - The Automated Body feat. Angeliki Diakrousi
The text selection for Read in May was made by @anglk whose work engages critically with notions of listening and dynamics of public realms.
In this edition of Read participants will be invited to pick a text, read in groups, breath and share their readings through an (un)automated persona. We discuss automations of the human body, that surpasses the idea that 'human' differs from the other animals in that it uses tools. They are;
Countersexual Manifesto (2018) by Paul B. Preciado
Full Queerocracy Now!: Pink Totaliterianism and the Industrialization of Libidinal Agriculture (2021) by Comrade Josephine (embodied by Luce deLire)
Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software (2002) by Steven Johnson
There is no prior reading needed before we come together to Read, we send out a link for download during the event.
Date: Sunday, 30th May 2021
Time: 11:00-13:00 CEST
NOTE: This reading session will be held in English.
[image: poster with title on layers of images, including a scan of bubble wrap, a pen with black background, and waving images of the communist sickle & scythe on pink triangle, and StarLogo slime mold simulation - both from readings]
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