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What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22. 1 Reply

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? Continue

Bishop and Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy. Last reply by Monica Gontovnik Aug 19, 2016. 1 Reply

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Claire Bishop and Nicholas Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy Jul 26, 2016. 0 Replies

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Tags: aesthetics, relational, criticism, art, performance

Nowhere Near London (or, The Late Walter Benjamin)

Started by Fred Dalmasso Jun 23, 2016. 0 Replies

is to be given its premiere in the main auditorium at theWatford Palace Theatre on Monday, July 4th, 7.30pmsee …Continue

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THE OBJECT TURNED INSIDE OUT

Posted by Allen Alain Viguier on June 16, 2017 at 17:36 0 Comments

Object art is entirely processual and performative. No object preexists a perspective, a context and a participant-observer. The object post-object was not has been turned on its head, and turned inside out. A site dedicated to second order observation.…

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Notes on Performance art, the Body and the Political.pdf

Posted by Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage) on March 12, 2017 at 15:54 0 Comments

For anyone interested, I have linked on my page profile at the voice 'texts' my curatorial and post event catalogue text of the 2nd Live art exhibition project Venice International Performance Art Week: Ritual Body-Political Body (Venice, 2014).

DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory/Performance Practice

Posted by David J Levin on February 20, 2017 at 21:17 0 Comments

Hi All, a quick note to remind everyone that applications for the DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory & Performance Practice to be held on the campus of the University of Chicago are due March 1. The seminar, organized in cooperation with the Chicago Performance Lab, will take place from June 19, 2017-July 15, 2017. Information on stipends & applications can be found …

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Experimental Residency Programs for Artists & Academics (Spring/Summer 2017)

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on February 7, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The School of Making Thinking hosts a summer residency program for qualified artists and thinkers to work alongside each other for one to three week sessions. We continually experiment with structure, approaches to programming, and alternative pedagogies. Our residents have included sound and performance artists, poets, philosophers, painters, botanists, dancers, playwrights, filmmakers, video artists, documentarians, and historians, among other diverse practices.
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 American leaders of whatever party have been shameless in using jihadists for their purposes, financing them, training them. The Americans deny being involved in the Turkish coup despite being deeply entrenched in that Nato country with a military base there for themselves and Israel. The Americans have been harbouring a man called Gulen a screaming jihadist who is wanted in Turkey for terrorism. Apparently he lives in luxury and his life is carefully protected by the US as he, who has his supporters in Turkey, is a useful figure on the chessboard of regime change. Turkey has been asking for his extradition for years but the US have found ways of delaying this. He has had mosques built all over the world and a lot of schools in which strict Sharia doctrine is taught. But the US could count on his supporters to join in the coup attempt. During the coup messages appeared on the Internet saying Erdogan had fled the country. He hadn't. Having a fairly practised eye in following such events I suspected a psycho operation to assist the coup and did some research. I found that this rumour came from top military levels in the US via a man called Griffin who works for the NBC and, if I remember rightly, was in the army himself. - Why do the US want Erdogan out? I read some time ago that Erdogan, sick of US interference rejected some economic deal or submission. He was then warned severely and this coup was predicted months ago by experts on this subject. They predict another coup which will put a more tyrannical man in the place of Erdogan. .- So much for Obama and his ilk. Though I do feel the presidents are subject to powers bigger than themselves.

There can be no doubt that Erdogan, like Gadaffi, was a tyrant but all the carrying on about the horrors he is inflicting are part of the propaganda against him. A picture of half-naked people lying on a floor went viral but Google admitted that it was false and had been  taken much earlier. There are people who want you to believe the worst because it suits their designs.

Erdogan ahs declared martial law for three months; Hollande in France for three years. We can hardly be surprised that Erdogan took draconian measures; there were a considerable number of people involved in it and he would certainly have been killed.

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