/-\ as a collective is always undergoing continuous shifts and mutations, more radical and confusing than usual even for loose collectives of its type. As of 2018, after a decade1 of experiments and explorations, we are still in the process of permanent rearticulation of where to go next.
Our initial question when developing /-\ was “What is a worthwhile project for people to invest their limited attention and energy into at the start of the 21st century?”
All /-\ projects try to offer participants ways of reaching a specific state through different means, usually art, physical exercise, teleological debate and productive intersubjectivity.
We have developed the first version of the /-\ during a period of almost 5 years following the 2008 crisis as a tool to adress a core set of issues:
If you find some of the themes and topics addressed by /-\ interesting, please do not hesitate to contact us immediately – we are always looking for new sources of inspiration and new opportunities for cooperation.
1 /-\ [slash, dash, backslash] as a term appeared around 2012, although the roots are a few years older.