“How do you catch a cloud and pin it down?” –Rodgers and Hammerstein, The Sound of Music, RCA Victor, 1965. CD. Just back from this year’s Transmediale in Berlin. It has transpired that our little talk about the weather was picked up by Die Welt, one of the country’s established (and relatively conservative) national news […]Read more "Lassen Sie uns bloß nicht übers Wetter reden"
//UnderAcademy College course archiving in the form of a little Tumblr from last year capturing some of the highlights of two cycles of the Nō Code class for which I acted as digressor on (with Sonny Rae Tempest as co-digressor for the second cycle). Course description for both cycles was as follows: NŌ CODE (DEPROGRAMMING […]Read more "nō code archive"
//One for the archives. An UnderAcademy course pitched last year (no takers), following two cycles of nō code. Atlas Fugged “Rand’s heroes must continually fight against ‘parasites’, ‘looters’, and ‘moochers’ who demand the benefits of the heroes’ labor.” (Wikipedia) What happens when a text goes on strike? Taking Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged as primary course […]Read more "Atlas Fugged"
…Optimism is dying out. The promised paradise has been privatized. The Kibbutz apples and watermelons are no longer as ripe… (Yael Bartana) In March of this year was invited to take part in the latest iteration of Sophie Warren and Jonathan Mosley’s travelling tour, the Utopian talk-show line-up. The event took place at Moderna Museet, […]Read more "readings from Utopian talk-show line-up"
This is the abattoir of cinema. |̲̲̲͡͡͡whis̡͌l̡̡̡tles ̡̡͡are▫̲͡ for▫̲̲͡͡sale at̲̲͡ the̡͌▫̲͡ door̲̲̲͡͡! Several years ago, Talan Memmott and myself transitioned from some idle pub chatter on the formalist nuances of your classic Melodifestivalen performance to a discussion of the practice of entr’activism. Soon enough we were sketching out a blueprint for a computer-manipulated screed on the […]Read more "Intermission"