The ongoing quest to create a manifesto continues … In the previous installment of this story, I defined a manifesto as something which is: Declarative! // For This! // Against That! As you will have seen, Kim and I have never felt comfortable with that mode of communication. Perhaps we think too much, but we […]
What is the function of a manifesto? And how far can you stretch the definition before it becomes meaningless? And then, even if you fall short of making something properly-manifesto-like, could the failed attempt be useful in its own right? (And if so, useful for what?) It’s with these questions in mind that I continue […]
The Biennale of Sydney wants to go plastic-free. What could this mean? How could this work? One of the things that the staff (and Artistic Director Brook Andrew) are keen to have is a “manifesto”. What would a Plastic-free Manifesto look like, and how might it help shunt the organisation closer towards its goal?