An Attempt at a ‘Practitioner’s Manifesto’

This essay examines Latour’s impact on writing studies through his attention to the “practice” of writing as an ontological exercise. Responding to Latour and Yaneva’s article “‘Give Me a Gun and I Will Make All Buildings Move’: An ANT’S View of Architecture,” I argue that Latour (and others), situate writing as a space for exercising the messy ontologies within which we find ourselves composed. I more fully reenact this claim through my essay by examining ontologies as written in practice,  with practice, and through practices of composition(ism).

Overview

A chapter in *The Object of Rhetoric: Assembling and Disassembling Bruno Latour* ed by Paul Lynch and Nathaniel Rivers

Skills

Posthuman Practice
Research

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