'Red De Mens! (Save The Humans!) by Koert van Mensvoort en Mieke Gerritzen is a colorful book with more then 100 quotes of current and classic thinkers. Artists, scientists, philosophers, politicians and entrepeneurs: from Einstein to Coco Chanel, from Mark Zuckenburg to Barack Obama.
The aim was to make a selection of quotes that currently question the autonomy of mankind in the digital computer era, and study the future of the independent creative spirit.
Title: Red De Mens! - Hoe overleven we? | Authors: Koert van Mensvoort en Mieke Gerritzen | ISBN: 978 90 6369 426 5 | hardcover, 14.8 x 10.5 cm, 160 pages | Language: Dutch
Mieke Gerritzen (1962), designer, producer, director, was born in Amsterdam. She graduated at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 1987. In the early nineties Gerritzen was one of the first designers involved in the development of digital media in the Netherlands. Gerritzen is currently director of MOTI, Museum of the Image.
Dr. Koert van Mensvoort is an artist and philosopher best known for his work on the philosophical concept of Next Nature, which revolves around the idea that our technological environment has become so complex, omnipresent and autonomous that it is best perceived as a nature of its own. It is his aim to better understand our co-evolutionary relationship with technology and help set out a track towards a future that is rewarding for both humankind and the planet at large.