Dispute Plan to Prevent Future Luxury Constitution (e-flux journal Series)

Dispute Plan to Prevent Future Luxury Constitution (e-flux journal Series)

Benjamin H. Bratton

equivalent components Borges, Burroughs, Baudrillard, and Black Ops, Dispute Plan to avoid destiny luxurious structure charts a treacherous panorama choked with paranoid grasp plans, failed schemes, and doubtful histories.

Benjamin H. Bratton's kaleidoscopic theory-fiction hyperlinks the utopian fantasies of political violence with the both utopian courses of protection and keep watch over. either depend on all demeanour of doubles, versions, gimmicks, ruses, prototypes, and shock-and-awe campaigns to achieve their propagandas of the deed, risk, and snapshot. Blurring fact and myth, they collaborate on a actually psychotic politics of architecture.

The forged of characters during this ensemble drama of righteous desperation and tactical trickery commute among truth and hypothesis, motion and script, flesh and image, demise and philosophy: insect urbanists, seditious masquerades, epistolary ideologues, far-off dissimulations, carnivorous installations, forgotten photos, branded revolts, imploding skyscrapers, sentimental memorials, ad-hoc bunkers, sacred hijackings, vampire safe-houses, suburban enclaves, big-time proposals, ambient safeguard protocols, disputed borders-of-convenience, empty study campuses, and robot surgery.

In this mosaic we glimpse a destiny urban equipped with designed violence and the violence of layout. As one ratifies the opposite, the exception turns into the ruler.

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