Readings that Matter to Me

Readings for Inventing Systems, Spring 2006

Papers on Cybernetics: von Foerster, Stafford Beer, W. Ross Ashby, Shannon/Weaver, McCullough, Bateson, Mead, and others

Articles by Herbert Brün

Marianne Brün: Designing Society and Paradigms: The Inertia of Language

Music Composition: Enslin, Parenti, Sullivan, Wolpe, Cage, Gaburo, Xenakis, Feldman, Schoenberg, Berg, Boulez, Koenig, and others

Kenneth Gaburo:

Frankfort School Philosophers: Adorno, Benjamin, Marcuse

Theater: Brecht, Franco Rame, David Greenspan, Daniel Berrigan

Writers: Arundhati Roy, Sherman Alexie, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Wilde, Franz Kafka, Heinrich von Kleist, Karl Kraus, Gertrude Stein, Tony Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut, Michael Holloway, Adrianne Rich, Jonathon Swift, James Joyce

Politics: Marianne Brün, Noam Chomsky, Eric Foner, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Friedrich Engles, Karl Marx, Leo Huberman, Bertrand Russell, Major General Smedley Butler, articles on Chile under Allende

Arun Chandra: Poetry for Puppets

Social Change of Music [2003-2004] Pictures from spring performance

Maledetto Score and Recording

GREAT HYMN OF THANKSGIVING composed by Rick Burkhardt from H.P. Mendoza on Vimeo.