: a society called society

  • Tasting Notes 

    Mass production thrives on essence. Essence extracted and concentrated from raw material so that only the most useful qualities remain. Waste more, want more. No thing acting out: the world’s exuberant heterogeneity schematized and purified into discrete predictable elements. No thing out of sync: the geologic ferment of ancient ferns or the biotic adventures of…

  • Plausible Data

    on Amber Frid-Jimenez’s recent exhibition, V XXXX – something slips, passes, is transmitted, from stage to stage

  • White Cube :: Black Box

    14 Notes Adjacent to the Work of Sarv Iraji. “The destituent gesture does not oppose the institution. It doesn’t even mount a frontal fight, it neutralizes it, empties it of its substance, then steps to the side and watches it expire.”

  • Never Judge a Network by its Cover

    Laurie White on networks, bricolage, and the hacker class. ““The challenge is not only to think what else it could be, but to practice the production and reproduction of information otherwise.”

  • Introducing SOCIETY

    Welcome to SOCIETY. The web log of SOCIETY. Quoting his alter ego, an artist I respect once said, “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.” It’s 2023, and here we go again, writing in response. In conversation. With one other. With dead people. With imagined others. Talking to ourselves. Talking amongst ourselves. Thinking through…

in a society