.. being reminded and continuing loosely on the former post on roomology when coming across the cristalpunk workshop description and its intention to create Soft Architecture as a home grown architectonic freak show. In this intention to make sense from the surplus of automated data production an ongoing workshop was created around the Crystalpunk manifesto. Some excerpt:
False memories can be replaced by genuine ones, separate realms of reality can be flattened and brought to uniform size and blended into one whole presupposed by its parts.
Current thoughts accompanying this process and translations of the programmatic approach into ‘space’ can be found at the worksop website.
|Every room has an accessible history, every place has emotional attachments you can open and save”. New technologies can associate places with layers of free and editable content from which the past can be re-enacted, like a murder at the scene of the crime is re-enacted, to re-experience and stir vanished memories. Little minds living in software can eat any piece of data, extract meaning from it and email it to you when the right criteria has been met. …|
What the Elephant Man is to the Athletic Body, the Crystalpunk Room will be to the Smart House