Warren Neidich

I am calling for the right of every citizen on the planet Earth to have the opportunity to fully develop his or her neural plastic potential and capacity. This is not a call for an industrialized, engineered neural optimization currently ongoing for the purposes of creating a normalized and governmentalized, customized consumer or soldier—an updated version of what Michel Foucault called political rationalite or mentalité. Rather, it seeks to create fully developed singular entities constituting a multiplicity, whose differences in neural architectures are embraced as forms of collective autonomous power.

The Neuro-materialist Manifesto (2017), Paper with ink, 8 x 11.5 in. (4 sheets)