How to Know: A Space

Marina Kassianidou

How to Know: A Space is an artist book I wrote in 2016. For DARE 2017, I propose to present an installation with printed excerpts from the book and to perform a reading. Specifically, actual copies of the book will be displayed in the Red Room at the Orpheus Institute. Conference participants will be able to read the text and look at the images throughout the conference. During the platea...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 21, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: space
keywords: book

Perpetual Doubt, Constant Becoming

Mhairi Vari

The philosophical proposition of the rhizome offers a “structure” (or anti-structure) that goes some way to describing the often unnameable, intangible processes required for the production of art—establishing a set of conditions that support the necessity for unknowingness and uncertainty as methodology. In taking the rhizome as a basic principal for consideration in the generation of phys...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: on view
practice: space
keywords: diagram, installation, rhizome, schizophrenia, site-specificity

Proto-Objects

Michael Schwab, Séverine Ballon, Florian Dombois, Einar Torfi Einarsson, Miguel Figueira, Taslim Martin

For the installation Proto-Objects, Michael Schwab commissioned four independent collaborators to respond to his artistic analysis of his own brain activity. This was recorded as he was exposed to a succession of one hundred pictures, randomly chosen from the history of art (from 1420 to 1912). The initial EEG scan took place as part of the research project “Wissen im Selbstversuch/Know...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Bibliotheek
format: on view
practice: transversal
keywords: epistemic things, graphematic space, installation, technical objects, virtual/virtuality

Life Must First Imitate Matter

Elizabeth Presa

This is a small exhibition of sculptural experiments-in-progress in mixed media, including phosphorescent honey, paper, and plaster. The works touch on the themes of double affirmation and “couples and coupling” in the thought of Deleuze by focusing on two of his “cold creatures of resentment,” Ariadne and Venus. Both Venus and Ariadne are identified with astrological phenomena. Transits...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Penthouse
format: encounter
practice: space
keywords: becoming-indiscernible, becoming-woman, coupling, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, The Logic of Sense