Chiara Dellerba: Manifesto Without

 

IN  UTOPIA OR OBLIVION: THE PROSPECT OF HUMANITY, RICHARD BUCKMINSTER FULLER DEVISED A SERIES OF QUESTIONS TO ENCOURAGE STRATEGIC THINKING ABOUT THE FUTURE. THE AIM OF THIS ACTIVITY IS TO CONCEIVE, WRITE AND UPLOAD A COLLABORATIVE MANIFESTO FOR CHANGE IN ANY FORM YOU LIKE, BY ANSWERING QUESTIONS WITH A DIAGRAM, A DRAWING, WORDS, AN ALGORITHM, ETC.

CHOOSE FIVE QUESTIONS FROM FULLER’S LIST, CONTEMPLATE THEM IN THE CONTEXT OF YOUR DAILY LIFE AND THINK OF POSSIBLE ANSWERS IN ORDER TO DRAFT A COLLABORATIVE MANIFESTO FOR CHANGE, THEN START THE CHAIN!

 

What do we mean by universe?

Has man a function in universe?

What is thinking?

What are experiences?

What are experiments?

What is objective?

What is subjective?

What is apprehension?

What is comprehension?

What is positive? Why?

What is negative?Why?

What is physical?

What is metaphysical?

What is synergy?

What is energy?

What is brain?

What is intellect?

What is science?

What is a system?

What is consciousness?

What is subconsciousness?

What is automation?

What is a tool?

What is industry?

What is animate?

What is inanimate?

What is metabolics?

What is wealth?

What is intuition?

What are aesthetics?

What is harmonic?

What is prosaic?

What are the senses?

What are mathematics?

What is structure?

What is differentiation?

What is integration?

What is integrity?

What is action?

What is citizenship?

 

 

Idle citizen Dellerba
Chiara Dellerba is a visual artist who works with personal memories, traditions, rituals and cultures to address question about radical aesthetics, self sufficiency, personal and public manifesto and its value in the contemporary society. She is a co-founder of Zabar, a DIY design and art collective focussed on running community and participatory projects. She is a co-founder of F-L-A-T- 5 an interdisciplinary art space based in Nottingham, which works on experimenting domestic narratives and conviviality as well as potential dynamics arose in public and private spaces. F-L-A-T-5 experiments place making and activates new ideas about citizenship and neighbourhood.