THIS PAGE WAS UPDATED ON FEB 7th 2016
Minnesota University Press have confirmed that The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Times of Neurocapitalism will be published in early spring, 2017.
As a taster of what’s in store here’s the table of contents and some of the artwork. In many ways this is a continuation of the Virality project, but I’ll start to reorient this blog to pick up on some of the specific themes between now and 2017.
The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Times of Neurocapitalism
Tony D Sampson
Cover of manuscript by Francesco Tacchini
Table of Contents
Cajal inspired illustration by Dorota Piekorz
Chapter One: Interferences:
Philosophy, Science, Art and Capitalism
Interference as Method: Illustration by Francesco Tacchini
Part One: What Can Be Done to a Brain
Interpretation of Cajal’s drawing of the basic anatomy of a Purkinje neuron: Illustration by Dorota Piekorz.
Chapter Two: Digital Work, Consumption and the Brain
Chapter Three: Control and the Brain
The Lab Rat Awakens: Illustration by Francesco Tacchini
Part Two: What Can a Brain Do?
Chapter Four: Assemblages and the Brain
Selected frames from Milos Rajkovic’s (aka Sholim) “命.” Permission granted by the artist. See http://milosrajkovic.tumblr.com/
Chapter Five: Relationality, Care and the Rhythmic Brain
UKIP leader, Nigel Farage: One of Us? Illustration by Francesco Tacchini