Later, they discuss their use of the term “assemblage,” and acknowledge the influence of musique concr?te, the process of creating music from found sound sources. Matmos then performs their recent work, “The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast.” They talk further about the issue of imposing coherence onto their assemblages. They identify the application of craft and pop sensibilities as a way to make their work more accessible.
Video Archive | Assemblage (2)
Manuel De Landa advocates nonlinear dynamics over the rational structures and assemblages of thought that constitute most of contemporary thinking. De Landa describes situations and circumstances that demonstrate intuitive prediction through analysis of self-evolving systems. Instead of histories and theories that reduce progress to a stagnant succession of years, De Landa seeks attractors and bifurcations for advancement. Throughout, De Landa stresses the importance of connectivism and non-essentialist population thinking.