Intro to buttons
Agency and disruption of materials
Material making= ideas manifest
Objects as actants
Ideas and thoughts become located through stuff then we can intra act with those ideas
Materiality – the potential to be performed becomes physical through enactments and becomes entangled
Buttons as thoughts
Jug- ness, button- ness, pouring.
Taking one thought – how do you hold on to it?
How do we understand negative capability?
Not knowing – in research as questioning and unfolding and becomings
ATTENTION ALTERS WHAT IS ATTENDED (kaprow)
Disruption of material event
Standing inside a waterfall is a very different experience from standing outside and reflecting on it, (Atkinson)
Massumi – is it at odd with affect that emergent states are anchored by critical thinking
BUT If we keep things in a state of flux what happens how do we understand digest or even pin down ideas
Processing coming back from being undone, doing up again.
Ordering and reordering in search of clarity.
Buttons that are threaded that are strung