[NetBehaviour] new art/essays ebook

nathan jones nathan at mercyonline.co.uk
Wed Sep 24 13:12:01 CEST 2014

ed. Nathan Jones and Sam Skinner

featuring essays on material engagement (Lambros Malafouris), textility of
code (Alex McLean), bicameral mind (Stephen Fortune), and imagery by Cecile
B Evans, Dennis Openheim, Benedict Drew...

DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE BOOK NOW HERE: http://linkeditions.tumblr.com/torque1

Torque brings together a diverse collection of essays and artworks, many
newly commissioned, that reflect upon the plasticity of the brain, the
adaptability of technology and the malleability of language, and their
twisting together through past, present and future cultures.

The contributors and their work each offer unique models of navigating this
territory, making their own artefacts, writing their own scripts, forging
critical space and examining the blind spots.

The book is the result of a wide range of cross-disciplinary conversations,
taking place across symposia, online forums, live events and workshops,
produced by the book’s editors: Nathan Jones and Sam Skinner.

Contributors: Lambros Malafouris . Emil Alzamora . Anna Munster . Benedict
Drew . Esther Leslie . Cécile B Evans . Hannah Proctor . Nathan Jones .
Stephen Fortune . Dennis Oppenheim . Lawrence Abu Hamdan . Holly Pester .
Geoff Cox . Alex McLean . Kate Sicchio . Karl Heinz Jeron . Mez Breeze .
Robert Sheppard . Chris Boyd . Imogen Stidworthy

Designed by Charles Holden: http://www.brainface.co.uk
Published by Link Editions: http://linkeditions.tumblr.com

With support from Arts Council England


“Torque activities and this publication bravely push our boundaries of
cognition and thinking, through striking essays, tricky concepts, and
beautiful, arresting imagery.”
Professor Mike Stubbs, Artistic Director, FACT

Nathan Jones
Creative Director at Mercy
mob: 07877660150
twtr: @nathmercy

UPCOMING SHOWS // syndrome
*- Caroline Bergvall DRIFT - 7th Oct*
with Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach, Swiss programmer Thomas Köppel and
dramaturge Michel Pralong

- Vessel and Immix Ensemble - 22nd Oct
in partnership with Samizdat, Liverpool Music Week and Short Circuit
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