Part of A World Without Us (2018)

Morehshin Allahyari & Daniel Rourke

The 3d Additivist Manifesto and Cookbook

The 3d Additivist Manifesto
Sound design by Andrea Young
United States of America / United Kingdom, 2015
Video with sound, 10:11 min.

The 3d Additivist Cookbook, 2016
In March 2015 Allahyari & Rourke released The 3D Additivist Manifesto, a call to push the 3D printer and other creative technologies to their absolute limits and beyond, into the realm of the speculative, the provocative and the weird. The 3D Additivist Cookbook is composed of responses to that call, an extensive catalog of digital forms, material actions, and post-humanist methodologies and impressions.

#Additivism is a portmanteau of additive and activism: a movement concerned with critiquing ‘radical’ new technologies in fablabs, workshops, and classrooms; at social, ecological, and global scales. The 3D Additivist Cookbook questions whether it’s possible to change the world without also changing ourselves, and what the implications are of taking a position.


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