By Benjamin H. Bratton
Equivalent elements Borges, Burroughs, Baudrillard, and Black Ops, Dispute Plan to avoid destiny luxurious structure charts a treacherous panorama packed 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 defense and regulate. either depend on all demeanour of doubles, types, gimmicks, ruses, prototypes, and shock-and-awe campaigns to gain their propagandas of the deed, chance, and picture. Blurring truth and fantasy, they collaborate on a actually psychotic politics of architecture.
The forged of characters during this ensemble drama of righteous desperation and tactical trickery go back and forth among truth and hypothesis, motion and script, flesh and image, demise and philosophy: insect urbanists, seditious masquerades, epistolary ideologues, far away dissimulations, carnivorous installations, forgotten pictures, branded revolts, imploding skyscrapers, sentimental memorials, ad-hoc bunkers, sacred hijackings, vampire safe-houses, suburban enclaves, big-time proposals, ambient protection protocols, disputed borders-of-convenience, empty examine campuses, and robot surgery.
In this mosaic we glimpse a destiny urban outfitted with designed violence and the violence of layout. As one ratifies the opposite, the exception turns into the ruler.
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