Mattin, Stephan Dillemuth, Markus Oehlen, Robert Bittenbender, Ser Serpas, Connor Camburn, Ramsey Alderson, Lauren Burns-Coady, Emma McMillan, Matthew Langan-Peck, Asha Sheshadri, Moritz Smid, Chris Fratesi, Eirik Sæther, Rachelle Rahmé, Ben Schumacher, Dustin Hodges, Zoe Barcza, Adam Revington, Benjamin Scott, Eli Ping, Zoë Mpeletzikas, Kiera Mulhern, Ben Horns, Israel Lund, Emma…

By E. Schmid

(originally written Apr 11, 2018; sent as an email)

The 4th manifesto (see PDF on webpage for “Life is Good” show at Galleria Federico Vavassori http://federicovavassori.com/content/2-exhibitions/10-life-is-good/eric-schmid-4th-manifesto-the-zeroth-and-final-manifesto.pdf) is a roadmap to the Occult. It walks through different thoughts and perspectives because of a pluralism. We all have the…

Michael Krebber at Maureen Paley, London
2007

I have compiled three manifestos. These are collections of essays by other people. One can think of these manifestos as a “course reader,” which would be provided from a teacher in a class.

1st Manifesto of Contemporary Art:

2nd Manifesto of Contemporary Art:

3rd Manifesto of Contemporary Art:

(localization, individuation, Einstein’s relativity, neurophysics, Aristotelian realism, eliminative structuralism, cybernetic contradiction, the axiomatic method and ‘hypothetico-deductive’ suspension, the geometric logic of “topos theory” & non-Euclidean geometry, structuralism of category theory/topos theory/type theory)

By E.S.

Key ideas/Keywords: local-global navigation through Negarestani’s “localization”, minimal metaphysics, individuation of potentia within a metastable system…

E.S.

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