Book Chapter

東京 シフト Tokyo Shift

Jonathan Kemp

東京 シフト Tokyo Shift | Kobune-sha | Published : 2019


The Shift Register project sets out to investigate examples of how technological and infrastructural activities rein- force the current conceptualisation (episteme) of Earth as a 'planetary laboratory'. In a form of auto-destructive feedback, science and its technologies subject Earth to analysis and control to perform the image of its own knowledge, such that it both supplies the means of understanding the planet while simultaneously producing its own planetary-wide phenomena for further study. As critical practice Shift Register seeks to undermine and confound this image of the Earth through a series of publicly engaged activities that register and shift other and 'unreal' knowledge syst..

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