‘SAM,’ Stafford Beer [1968]

*** “Patterns—rigid or chaotic—are the stuff of the universe … Therefore of both art and artifacts … The rigid patterns do not change at all. Wallpaper patterns, the triangle of the Sistine Madonna, the proportions of the Parthenon, the shape of a fugue— of a ballade— are like the pattern of an engine, of a […]

The Echo of Nothing

$$$ We live in the age of infinite quantification. Everything we do, all our movements, our time, emotions, desires, anxieties, and social relationships, have been financialized by the system. The quantification of everything has found a sad paroxysm in the recent refugee deal between the EU and Turkey, in which even human life has been […]

Posted at 10:36 am on May 9, 2016 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Architecture, Blogs, dystopia | Tagged: , , , , | Continue reading

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