a manifesto about a new way of seeing and engaging with everything through how we understand objects. a stream of consciousness built upon research of existing precedent in the field of flat ontology. these eight pages in a sketchbook, in the hour i imposed upon myself to simply write — hastily, messily, organically, physically tethered to the material i was engaging with and with no later refinements — informed my mode of working for the ensuing duration of this project.