Braiding Friction

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and postponed activities, Biofriction has set up a a series of Working Groups and online events to instigate an informed discussion on current situation and possible scenarios. What does it mean to be acting in accordance with to “flatten” the mathematically constructed curve? Speculatively, it seems a little […]
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Aero-sol-nauts

Travelling Time: Aerosol Wormholes Prelude A bubble suspended in glass. Not half a year ago, we were caught in the infinity mirror that is the status quo. Crisis to crisis, encompassing climate change to surveillance capitalism, the trap drew its power from the unprecedented. With warm pride, we felt our experience severed from that of […]
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Non/Living Queerings

The ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19 has exposed SARS-CoV-2 as a potent nonhuman actant that resists the joint scientific, public health and socio-political efforts to contain and understand both the virus and the illness. Yet, such a narrative appears to conceal more than it reveals. The seeming agentiality of the novel corona virus is itself […]
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