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Essays and articles from V2_ books, interviews with artists, and various writings about V2_ activities, including reviews of events and exhibitions. This page displays the last additions.

Responsible Technological Innovation

Responsible Technological Innovation

This eBook is comprised of seventeen haiku capturing the essential insights from The Hydra Syndrome workshop, which was convened in June 2014 by the Risk Science Center at the University of Michigan in cooperation with V2_.

New Materials New Methods (Blowup Reader 8)

New Materials New Methods (Blowup Reader 8)

'New Materials New Methods ', is the eighth in the series of Blowup Readers. It explores the relation between innovation, art and science, and the hopes projected onto the possibilities of new materials and new methods: a massive ship made of ice ...

Proliferating Plants and Strange-Looking Eyes

Proliferating Plants and Strange-Looking Eyes

Proliferating Plants and Strange-Looking Eyes is a text by Boukje Cnossen on the work of Driessens & Verstappen.

It's About Time: Prototyping and Intent

It's About Time: Prototyping and Intent

It's About Time: Prototyping and Intent is a text by Greg J. Smith. It's included in the e-book 'New Materials, New Methods' (2014).

Digital Alchemy

Digital Alchemy

Digital Alchemy is a text by Giles Lane.

Learning from Fitzcarraldo

Learning from Fitzcarraldo

Learning from Fitzcarraldo is written by Karoline Sobecka for the V2_publication 'New Materials, New Methods'.

Epilogue, or, How to Think Like a Genius

Epilogue, or, How to Think Like a Genius

Excerpt from 'Churchill’s Iceman: The True Story of Geoffrey Pyke: Genius, Fugitive, Spy' by Henry Hemming, 2014.

New Economy - Workshop: report

Report by Lisa Haskel about the New Economy workshop.

An interview with Michelle Kasprzak – full text

An interview with Michelle Kasprzak – full text

Eva Kekou interviews V2_'s Michelle Kasprzak for Furtherfield (2014.

Extreme Modernity: an Attempt at a Philosophical Reflection on an Anatomy of Contemporary Crisis

Extreme Modernity: an Attempt at a Philosophical Reflection on an Anatomy of Contemporary Crisis

Extreme Modernity: an Attempt at a Philosophical Reflection on an Anatomy of Contemporary Crisis is an essay by Carsten Friberg, published in the 'Innovation in Extreme Scenarios' Ebook (2014).

Innovation in Extreme Scenarios (Preamble)

Innovation in Extreme Scenarios (Preamble)

Introduction to the Innovation in Extreme Scenarios e-book (2014)

Metropolis M reviews The Progress Trap

Metropolis M reviews The Progress Trap

Domeniek Ruyters of Metropolis M reviewed the exhibition of The Progress Trap. (Dutch).

Neural reviews On the Threshold of Beauty

Neural reviews On the Threshold of Beauty

Review (dd. 16 May 2014) of Kees Tazelaar's 'On the Threshold of Beauty' in the Italian magazine 'Neural'.

Bookreview: On the Threshold of Beauty

Bookreview: On the Threshold of Beauty

Review of Kees Tazelaar's On the Threshold of Beauty by Emanuel Overbeke, published on the website of Muziek van Nu (7 January 2014).

Review of On the Threshold of Beauty

Review of On the Threshold of Beauty

A Dutch review of Kees Tazelaars On the Threshold of Beauty by Maarten Brandt published in Opus Klassiek (March 2014).

Kees Tazelaar interview

Kees Tazelaar interview

An interview with Kees Tazelaar about his book On the Threshold of Beauty, published in Gonzo(circus).

Outer Space as Extreme Scenario (Blowup Reader 7)

Outer Space as Extreme Scenario (Blowup Reader 7)

In this eBook, a range of specially-commissioned and previously published pieces have been collected which investigate how the exploration of outer space has inspired and challenged artists, designers, thinkers, and the general public. (Free ...

Paper Moon (from Blowup Reader 7)

Paper Moon (from Blowup Reader 7)

Description of Paper Moon, an artwork by Ilona Gaynor in collaboration with Craig Sinnamon. Published in Blowup Reader 7 (2013)

Disaster Playground

Disaster Playground

Text by Nelly Ben Hayoun for the Blowup Reader 7, Outer Space as Extreme Scenario (2013).

An Interview with Kodwo Eshun

An Interview with Kodwo Eshun

An Interview with Kodwo Eshun by Geert Lovink – originally from 2000, republished in Blowup Reader 7 (2013).

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