Stitching the Future with Clues is an experimental documentary that looks at neurodivergence as a way of knowing, through a cybernetic lens. Combining animated diagrams, video and audio feedback processes, and expanded media techniques, Stitching the Future with Cluesdraws from Holt’s article “Feedback Structures, Ways of Knowing, and Neurodivergence” (PUBLIC #59), and asks one to consider feedback systems as a medium for understanding the sensing, processing, and exchanging of information happening not just in human minds and brains, but within and between all scales of intelligent life. This film explores the post-humanist sense-making of neurodivergence: differently-attuned to temporal, psychic, and environmental embodied experience.
Text, animation, performance, and editing by Allison Leigh Holt; video synthesis by Kit Young; and sound by electronic musician / producer Thomas Dimuzio.
A post-screening dialogue will take place between artist Allison Leigh Holt, neuroscientist Clifford Saron, PhD, and artist Meredith Tromble who will also facilitate.
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