Reading and Thinging #3

Combining a reading group with a ’show and tell’ session, Reading & Thinging explores themes in science, philosophy and media theory relevant to contemporary art practice through a curated reading list and discussion of objects.

Taking the closing of the Follow exhibition as inspiration, this session will explore themes of post-humanism, post-internet technologies and the Anthropocene.

The Reading and Thinging group is a collaboration between current FACT PhD researchers and FACTLab residents, as an opportunity to make different areas of research, like philosophy, media theory and robotics, open and accessible, while developing a community of readers, thinkers and thingers! that mixes theory and making.

Reading for this session included texts by Dorion Sagan, Bonnie Bassler, Bret Victor and Stafford Beer.