Five Years of F.A.T. Lab Chronicled in Free Book

11.04.13 Kyle Petreycik

To commemorate the Free Art and Technology Lab’s five-year anniversary, the group has released a free book chronicling many of their projects, each of which has been developed using open source software and shared online in such a way that easily allows for anyone to copy or modify them as they see fit.

F.A.T.: The Manual features selection of more than 100 projects, and has been created in the belief that indexing these works in print will allow them to spread in a different way, outside of the internet. The book is described by F.A.T’s members as an “archive, a catalogue, a user manual and a software handbook documenting five years of thug life, pop culture and research and development.”

The book features texts by Régine Debatty, Evan Roth, Domenico Quaranta, Geraldine Juárez and Randy Sarafan.

Download it for free here and take a look at F.A.T’s amusing commercial for it below: