“What we need is neither abstraction nor occupying, but the occupying of abstraction”

McKenzie Wark

formAxioms is a lab. We design concepts, models and forms of collective emancipation. Curatorial core promoting art at Hothouse.

We produce texts and digital models,  physical-digital dyads integrating platform-design, block-chain, VR/AR/XR immersive experiences

formAxioms:

Design @ SUTD ((((Eva Castro))) – media-theory and design @ NUS (((Federico Ruberto))).

website (always) in progress

Latest Events

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FWB SG

formAxioms’ videos shown at the event FWB – Friends-With-Benefits Singapore, organised by SO-FAR

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Bibliotech Exhibition Liverpool

“Negentropic Fields” exhibition and book are shown at BIBLIO-TECH, Liverpool. Event curated by Torque Editions INFO: Exhibition Research Lab (Liverpool, UK) >> 28th April – 13 May, 2022 Artist Workshop @ NeMe 8-11th May, 2022 PARTECIPANTS: Animate Assembly (w/ Caroline Sebilleau & Antonio Roberts), Anna Barham, Jonathan Basile, Joe Devlin, David Gauthier, Sumuyya Khader, INTER-MISSION…

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Singapore Art Book Fair

formAxioms with HOTHOUSE presents “Negentropic Fields” the book at the 2022 Singapore Art Book Fair. Find out more about the book HERE

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Negentropic Fields – Book

“Negentropic Fields” book is OUT! Condensing the joint curatorial effort of INTER-MISSION and formAxioms, and designed by Currency, the book (500+ pages) reveals the making of the platform and the curation of the archives that led to the conceptualisation of the immersive environments. It is filled with textual contributions that gravitate around media-philosophy and art……

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formAxioms joins Hothouse

After a few months of coordinated effort and the renovation of a new space, formAxioms joins Hothouse as its third curatorial core. “Hothouse is an interdisciplinary project space keen on developing critical and long form creative practices. Taking cues from the humid ecologies of the greenhouse, it hopes to provide a space that supports artistic…

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Conference – Washington DC

Eva took part in the live webinar and panel discussion “italiche: women perspective on urban regeneration”, organised by the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington DC in the occasion of the Italian design day.

“The map had been the first form of misdirection, for what is a map but a way of emphasizing some things and making other things invisible?”

Jeff VanderMeer

Territorial Scale

Agenda [China_Nepal_South China Sea]

China

Nepal

South China Sea

Architectural Scale

Core Studio II [Space_Fiction (virtual reality, cinema and story-telling)]

“In time, those Unconscionable Maps no longer satisfied, and the Cartographers Guilds struck a Map of the Empire whose size was that of the Empire […] In the Deserts of the West, still today, there are Tattered Ruins of that Map, inhabited by Animals and Beggars; in all the Land there is no other Relic of the Disciplines of Geography”

Jorge Luis Borges

Latest Studio Projects

Students’ projects

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