Friday, February 8, 2013 6:30pm
Studio-X NYC is delighted to host the New York City book launch and discussion for [bracket] goes soft
. Edited by Neeraj Bhatia and Lola Sheppard of InfranetLab
, this second volume in the impressive [bracket] series "examines the use and implications of soft
today – from the scale of material innovation to territorial networks."
In a back-to-back series of short presentations, [bracket]
editorial advisors and contributors Neeraj Bhatia, Fionn Byrne, Michael Chen, Leigha Dennis, Sergio Lopez-Pineiro, Geoff Manaugh, and Chris Perry will discuss some of the collection's most innovative soft proposals
—a diverse set of projects ranging from sonic urbanism to repurposed pay-and-display whose softness lies in the way that they propose "systems, networks, and technologies that are responsive, adaptable, scalable, non-linear, and multivalent."
Refreshments will be served and copies of the book will be available for purchase. Free and open to the public; no RSVP necessary.