Flux Kit July 16-17 workshop discussion summary

Politics:  Care, Degrowth and Regeneration Sympoietics:Detournement DerivativesPrefigurative Modelling Grammar: open-source, negentropic (negation & biomimicry), translation (via paradox, riddles, puzzles) Rhythm: acceleration and slowdown as analogue variationRepair: non-solutionist, via solidarity economy, P2P, social reproductive and regenerative, degrowing energy consumptionForms/media: diagrams, poems, instructions, lists, spells, recipes, catalogues, flip-books, chapbooks, repair manuals COMMUNITY…

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Feminist Autonomous Centre for Research

Working across and against nation-state and continental borders, disciplinary boundaries, and institutional barriers, we return to the feminist roots of autonomous knowledge production, challenging what counts as legitimate knowledge and who is granted the right to produce and receive it… While we strongly oppose the privatisation of education at all…

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Beth Dempster sympoietics (notes)

SYMPOIETIC AND AUTOPOIETIC SYSTEMS:A NEW DISTINCTION FOR SELF-ORGANIZING SYSTEMS Beth Dempster School of Planning, University of Waterloo,Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1 E-mail: mbldemps@fes.uwaterloo.ca Sympoiesis vs. Autopoiesis To gain an understanding of the two poietic system heuristics and the significance of their differences, some specific definitions applied by Maturana and Varela…

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Deep South Center for Environmental Justice

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Community Engagement The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) has developed and embraces a model for community partnership that is called “Communiversity.” This model emphasizes a collaborative partnership between universities and communities. The partnership promotes bilateral understanding and mutual respect between community residents and…

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Seed Time Poem Cycle

For: Seed Time: Sister Plantings for Regenerative Energy Futures Seed Time Poem Cycle Seed time is composed of memory-storage, dispersal, pyriscence, imbibation, respiration, light, mobilization, sprouting, growth, and regeneration through which negentropic common-being creates a place for Earth-bound lifetimes, giving wisdom, taking care and creating common wealth. Past, present and…

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