OMNIADVERSUS Self-Actualising the Subject

Silvia Pereira

“OMNIADVERSUS Self-Actualising the Subject,” or “O,” is a theoretical, visual, and performative art research project that has been developed since 2010. It is an ongoing piece that undertakes artistic research on post-identity through heteronomy, the formation of artistic subjecthoods, the interdependence between subject and object as artistic values in non-art approaches. O proposes a rev...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Bibliotheek
format: encounter
practice: space
keywords: assemblage, becoming, de/re-territorialisation, rhizome, subject

Matter-Flow: Studies of Minor Composition

Federica Pallaver

Among Deleuze’s encounters with art, jewellery has certainly never had any particular relevance, if compared with literature, painting, cinema, or music. And yet, jewellery making and metal arts (metallurgy, smithery, metalworking) more widely, appear at a crucial juncture of A Thousand Plateaus. Not only because of their relation to “nomadism”—“something lights up in our mind,�...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: encounter
practice: things
keywords: assemblage, body without organs, jewellery, metal, minor

Becoming Paper

Marina Kassianidou

The installation Becoming Paper includes the collages Light Captures (2012–present) and Dotted Lines (2010–present). The methodology I employed during making involved approaching the surface on several levels: visual, material, and conceptual. This necessitated using marks that responded to each surface. This methodology has been influenced by and resonates with Gill...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: encounter
practice: writing
keywords: collage, zone of indiscernibility

More Brilliant Than the Past

Verina Gfader

This is a proposal for a more open and communal approach to dark precursor in the sense of not suggesting a traditional presentation, but rather a production-in-time. On the basis of my experience and editorial/research/textual artistic practice, I propose to “archive” or “protocol” the conference, engaging with what is happening there directly and with the community. The focus will be on...

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format: encounter
practice: writing
keywords: archive, fabulation, minor, politics