Soft control: behavioral matter & the art of replicability
Ana Piñeyro & Joffrey Becker - November 09, 2023
Intertwining the work of designer Ana Piñeyro and anthropologist Joffrey Becker, this video essay presents an archeology of the processes involved in the transformation of matter and the manifestation of its behavior. It addresses the epistemological question of the reproducibility of results.
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Authors: Ana Piñeyro and Joffrey Becker
Visual designer: Ana Piñeyro
Sound designer: Joffrey Becker
Editorial mediation: Joffrey Becker
Dialogue recording: Christian Phaure, École des Arts Décoratifs
Financial support: La Chaire Beauté·s PSL – L’Oréal
Acknowledgments: Gwenaëlle Lallemand; Samuel Bianchini; La Chaire arts et sciences, of the École polytechnique de l’École des Arts Décoratifs – Université PSL and the Fondation Daniel et Nina Carasso.