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"robert m. tynes" <rtynes {AT} u.washington.edu>
     Re: <nettime> Fwd: American Medical Association Recommends Warning
Re: <nettime> Biotech + Architecture + Politics
     Are Flagan <areflagan {AT} artpanorama.com>

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Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 09:16:25 -0700 (PDT)
From: "robert m. tynes" <rtynes {AT} u.washington.edu>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Fwd: American Medical Association Recommends Warning
 Tattoos for Children

finally, the artistic brilliance of genesis p-orridge
hits the american mainstream.

-robert


On Sun, 13 Apr 2003, Bruce Sterling wrote:

> *What about the multiple language versions -- bruces
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> > From: "futurefeedforward" <fff {AT} futurefeedforward.com>
> > Date: Sun Apr 13, 2003  05:38:02 PM US/Central
> > To: bruces {AT} well.com
> > Subject: American Medical Association Recommends Warning Tattoos for
> > Children
> >
> > August 24, 2031
> >
> > American Medical Association Recommends Warning Tattoos for Children
> >
> > CHICAGO--The most recent edition of the American Medical
> > Association's Guide to Pediatric Health published
> > Wednesday recommends that all children under the age of
> > eight receive a series of reactive, low half-life tattoos
> > containing essential preventative health information.
 <...>

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Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 13:36:49 -0400
Subject: Re: <nettime> Biotech + Architecture + Politics
From: Are Flagan <areflagan {AT} artpanorama.com>

Re: 4/13/03 20:03, "Eugene Thacker" <eugene.thacker {AT} lcc.gatech.edu>:

> Hi all,
> 
> Yet Bratton's reference to Delanda, Novak, & others suggests a quite differ
> ent view - where forms (or rather form-in-motion, or becoming) cut across m
> aterial orders. In this view "cellular differentiation" can just as easily
> occur in the eukaryotic cell as it can in liquid architecture. So I read Br
> atton's appropriation of biotech as kind of self-contradictory. On the one
> hand the referent seems to be the biological stuff of the body - this is, a
> t least rhetorically, what gives the whole concept of recombinant architect
> ure its weight. On the other hand the recombinant is a form, a process, a t
> ransversal, irrespective of particular context (bodies, buildings). Perhaps
> this is a tension within biotech itself, which we see mirrored in Bratton'
> s appropriation - both immaterial code and material stuff.

Or, what comes first; the chicken or the egg?

-af

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