Transcript of Michael Uhall’s talk at WyrdPatchwork#5
My answer was that architecture, as a social and primarily constructive act, could heal the wounds, by creating entirely new types of space in the city. These would be what I had called ‘freespaces,’ spaces without predetermined programs of use, but whose strong forms demanded the invention of new programs corresponding to the new, post-war conditions.” – Lebbeus Woods
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In the wake of Covid-19 and its convulsions that have rendered ever more salient a global system dependent on the warp and weft of global supply chains and logistical systems, #WyrdPatchworks returns to grasp how conceptions linked to Patchwork, MetaUtopia, or alternative governance dynamics can grapple with addressing the virus compounded by Climate Change, Loss of Biodiversity, Displaced Populations. Thus, we will speculate how Covid will inflect potential ways of mining out new social arrangements that in turn transform and rezone urban, peri-urban and rural limits or how mechanisms that will sort and cast the concept of populations in a different light that departs from national, cultural, and identitarian markers towards genetic, antibody or ‘hologenetic’ economies that shift us to ponder the evolution of post-human governance. Featuring Louis Armand, Adam Lovasz, and Michael Uhall.
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We sit down with Vinay Gupta to discuss his work on Humanitarian Infrastructure, Ethereum, Mattereum, and his simulation of Pandemics.
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A film influenced by the works of Clarice Lispector’s The Passion According to G.H. and Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh’s Omnicide. Narration by Anja Kauffman. Original Sound from Valerio Tricoli’s Clonic Earth and Lucy Railton’s Paradise 94.
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We discuss with Holly Jean Buck about her book “After Geoengineering: Climate Tragedy, Repair, and Restoration” examining best-case scenarios for carbon removal.
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