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BOOK LAUNCH | Bracket 1: On Farming | Mason White, Maya Przybylski, ed.

Wed, Nov 17/10 – 6:00pm


Wednesday November 17, 6:00pm

Larry Wayne Richards Gallery, 230 College St

Copies will be available for a special price of $30

Editorial Board—

Fritz Haeg

Maya Przybylski

Heather Ring

Michael Speaks

Nathalie de Vries

Charles Waldheim

Mason White

Bracket is a new book series structured around an open call for entries that highlights emerging critical issues at the juncture of architecture, environment, and digital culture. It is a collaboration between InfraNet Lab and Archinect. Conceived as an almanac, the series looks at emerging thematics in our global age that are shaping the built environment in radically significant, yet often unexpected ways.

On Farming looks at the capacity for architecture to address ideas and issues of productive landscapes and urbanisms. Once merely understood in terms of agriculture, today information, energy, labour, and landscape, among others, can be farmed. Farming harnesses the efficiency of collectivity and community. The issue collects original design projects, installations, and essays which interrogate new typologies, forms, and formats of the built environment. With almost 40 design proposals and 12 essays, On Farming collects emerging designers and thinkers internationally.

Bracket is published by Actar and sponsored by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.