Eastside Projects User's Manual Draft Five (2012)
Edited and designed by James Landon
with Gavin Wade, Celine Condorelli, Simon & Tom Bloor, Ruth Claxton
117 x 117 mm, 44 pp.
Published by Eastside Projects
ISBN 978-1-906753-29-0 / £10
Organisations do not often provide user's manuals. This is the
fourth fifth draft user's manual for Eastside Projects. It explains what the organisation is made of, how it was set up, who it is for, how it can be used and what it can offer. As would be the case when operating a machine or learning a subject, a manual may be necessary for the full use of of Eastside Projects. In this draft, the manual is structured as an alphabetical compendium of verbs. Each of these interconnected entries describes an activity engaged in by Eastside Projects as an organisation or a process occurring in the Eastside Projects building. Beneath each entry is a prompt to the reader to follow one of multiple narrative paths through the text. Readers unfamiliar with Eastside Projects should begin at Describing. Others suggested starting points Welcoming, Exhibiting, Narrating, Complicating, integrating.