Crochet Reef Book Launch and Discussion

Apr 30 Thu
7-9pm @ Cabinet, Brooklyn
Margaret Wertheim in the" Fohr Satellite Reef"- at the Museum Kunste der Westkuste,  Fohr Germany, 2012.

Margaret Wertheim in the” Fohr Satellite Reef”- at the Museum Kunste der Westkuste, Fohr Germany, 2012.

On Thursday April 30, Cabinet magazine is hosting a book launch and discussion for the IFF’s newly published Crochet Coral Reef.

Please join us in Brooklyn to celebrate. The evening will feature a presentation by Reef co-creator Margaret Wertheim, followed by a discussion between her and McKenzie Wark, author of Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene.

Copies of Crochet Coral Reef (Institute For Figuring Press, 2015) will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

McKenzie Wark is the author of The Hacker Manifesto, and most recently, Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene (Verso Books, 2015). He teaches at the New School for Social Research.

Margaret Wertheim is a science writer, curator, and director of the Institute For Figuring. With her sister Christine Wertheim she created the Crochet Coral Reef project which has been exhibited at the Hayward Gallery in London and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, and will be on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts during summer 2015.

Date: Thursday, 30 April 2015, 7–9 pm
Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn (map and directions here)

Event webpage here.