List of Figures

Fig. 2.1 Helium bottles used to inflate the balloons (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.2 Celebration of the construction of the first arch of the structure (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.3 Assembling the different domes (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.4 Balloon assembling process (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.5 Practices of embodied material care (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.6 Firefighters who replaced the smoke detectors, and who, in the process, took on the role of supervising the exhibition as well as taking selfies (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.7 Atmospheric attunements inside the Polivagina during a performance (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.8 Visitors attuning to the balloons and art installations (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 2.9 Music fan posing with balloons repurposed as a dress (photo: Nerea Calvillo)

Fig. 3.1 The prevention laboratory at the Department of General Practice, Charité, Humboldt University (photo: Bernd Kräftner)

Fig. 3.2 Consumption offers at the Department of European Anthropology, Humboldt University (photo: Bernd Kräftner)

Fig. 3.3 Kit for blood taking (photo: Bernd Kräftner)

Fig. 3.4 SEIQoL with soft toys (photo: Bernd Kräftner)

Fig. 3.5 Introductory Poster (image: the authors)

Fig. 3.6 Example poster based on flying animals (image: Bernd Kräftner)

Fig. 3.7 Example poster based on blood (image: Bernd Kräftner)

Fig. 4.1 Photograph of the ‘I speak your feelings’ prototype (photo: Christian Nold)

Fig. 4.2 Image mock-up of the ‘I display noise publicly’ prototype (photo: Christian Nold)

Fig. 4.3 Photograph of the ‘I make someone responsible’ prototype (photo: Christian Nold)

Fig. 4.4 Photograph of the ‘I turn noise into numbers’ prototype (photo: Christian Nold)

Fig. 4.5 Photo of the ‘I quantify AND broadcast’ prototype (photo: Christian Nold)

Fig. 4.6 Windsor prototype data being used to make a noise complaint about an off-track aircraft

Fig. 4.7 Visualisation of thirteen months of data from the Windsor prototype. Each day is represented by a vertical line with yellow indicating many loud episodes above 50dB LAeq2s. The red line indicates the noise trend

Fig. 4.8 Detail of the ‘Prototyping a new Heathrow Airport’ sound installation

Fig. 5.1 The Energy Babble (photo: Alex Wilkie)

Fig. 5.2 The Energy Babble, held by project member Matthew Plummer-Fernandez, as featured in the November 2013 issue of Reepham Life (Reepham Community Press)

Fig. 6.1 Barcelona Pavilion, above and below ground (photos and composition: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.2 Broken piece of tinted glass in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.3 Broken travertine slabs and remaining pieces of Alpine marble stored in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.4 Fading velvet curtain stored in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.5 Hoses, Kärcher machine, vacuum cleaner and mop in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.6 Fanny Nole (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.7 Niebla’s cat space in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.8 Niebla, the cat of the Barcelona Pavilion (photos and composition: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.9 Filtering system in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.10 Removed plexiglass cladding in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.11 Broken door in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.12 Events equipment in the basement of the Barcelona Pavilion (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.13 Phantom. Mies as Rendered Society (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.14 Phantom. Mies as Rendered Society (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.15 Phantom. Mies as Rendered Society (photo: Andrés Jaque, 2012)

Fig. 6.16 Phantom. Mies as Rendered Society (research and drawings: Office for Political Innovation; graphic design: David Lorente and Tomoko Sakamoto)

Fig. 6.17 Comments in Dezeen reacting to Phantom. Mies as Rendered Society

Fig. 8.1 A usual rendering of society (adapted by the author from a quick online search)

Fig. 8.2 The little dotted agent

Fig. 8.3 Scientific estrangement

Fig. 8.4 Von Foerster’s Conjecture

Fig. 8.5 Chimeric scientism

Fig. 8.6 The behavioural configuration

Fig. 8.7 Performative entanglement

Fig. 8.8 The juristic damper

Fig. 11.1 Top twenty most active users based on tweets and mentions (created by Stefania Guerra)

Fig. 11.2 Interactive users (fragment of a visualisation created by Gabriele Colombo)

Fig. 11.3 Devices used to send tweets (created by Allessandro Brunetti)

Fig. 11.4 Automated activity pattern (created by Carlo De Gaetano (unfinished))

Fig. 11.5 Neologisms associated with #privacy (fragment of a visualisation created by Carlo De Gaetano)

Fig. 11.6 Associational profile of #security (created by Carlo De Gaetano)

Fig. 11.7 Associational profile of #tech (created by Carlo De Gaetano