‘So far, the elements of emergent strategy are that it is intentional,interdependent and relational, adaptive, resilient because it’s decentralised, fractal, uses transformative justice, and creates more possibilities’ (p.280).
…. emergent strategy: complexity born of simple interactions, aligned with nature, rooted in relationship, resilient, and embracing adaptability and change’ (p.288).
‘Finally, we have our collective science-fiction/visionary fiction writing workshops. Our premise is that if we want worlds that work for more of us, we have to have more of us involved in the visioning process… In each workshop, we start by asking ourselves what in our community needs vision, with the idea that we can apply our collective ideation to it like a healing salve. We identify lead characters – often pairs or groups of lead characters to disrupt the solitary hero narrative – and we intentionally move these voices that are often marginalised in our society to the center of the world building. We then build a setting, identifying where we are in time, creating a geography…’ (p.281).
adrienne maree brown (2015) ‘Outro’. IN adrienee maree brown & Walidah Imarisha (Eds.) Octavia’s Brood. Oakland: AK Press
adrienne maree brown
Institute for Anarchist Studies