Toward a Minor Tech – group presentation & publication launch at transmediale

Presentations and launch of publication at transmediale, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, on 2nd Feb, 11.00-12.30. Following a process of open exchanges and a three-day research workshop in London, at London South Bank University and King’s College, London, the presentation/publication brings together researchers who address the problems of technological scale, thinking through the potentials of ‘the minor’; or what we are referring to as minor (or minority) tech. As such, the publication sets out to question the universal ideals of technology and its problems of scale, extending it to follow the three main characteristics identified in Deleuze and Guattari’s essay (Toward a Minor Literature), namely deterritorialization, political immediacy, and collective value. 

Presentations by Camille Crichlow, Teodora Sinziana Fartan, Jack Wilson, Susanne Förster, Alasdair Milne, Inga Luchs, Inte Gloerich, Edoardo Lomi & Macon Holt, ooooo, vo ezn, ai carmela netîrk, nate wessalowski (Feminist Servers), Shusha Niederberger, Roel Roscam Abbing, Yasemin Keskintepe & Sasha Anikina (xenodata co-operative), Sandy Yu, Mateus Domingos, Freja Kir, with Christian Ulrik Andersen, Daniel Chávez Heras, Geoff Cox, Søren Pold, Magdalena Tyżlik-Carver, Gabriel Menotti, Manetta Berends.

Vol 12 No 1 (2023): TOWARD A MINOR TECH (Peer-reviewed newspaper) download PDF.

Edited by Christian Ulrik Andersen, Geoff Cox, Camille Crichlow, Mateus Domingos, Feminist Servers (mara karagianni & nate wessalowski), Teodora Sinziana Fartan, Susanne Förster, Inte Gloerich, Daniel Chávez Heras, Macon Holt, Jung-Ah Kim, Edoardo Lomi, Inga Luchs, Gabriel Menotti, Alasdair Milne, Anna Mladentseva, Shusha Niederberger, Søren Bro Pold, Roel Roscam Abbing, Winnie Soon, Magdalena Tyżlik-Carver, Varia, Jack Wilson, xenodata co-operative (Yasemin Keskintepe & Alexandra Anikina), Sandy Di Yu, Freja Kir.

Design & Production: Manetta Berends and Simon Browne (Varia)
ISSN (Print): 2245-7593
ISSN (PDF): 2245-7607

The publication was produced using wiki-to-print tools by Varia and includes short articles developed during the workshop at LSBU and KCL, and later to be extended into longer papers for the next issue of APRJA.

The workshop and publication were supported by CSNI/ACI (London South Bank University), and SHAPE Digital Citizenship and Graduate School Arts (Aarhus University).

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