Becoming Landscape: Constructing the House

Christoph Walter Pirker

In short, the being of sensation is not the flesh but the compound of nonhuman forces of the cosmos, of man’s nonhuman becomings, and of the ambiguous house that exchanges and adjusts them, makes them whirl around like winds.
—Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, What Is Philosophy? It seems remarkable that in the great cosmic movement of sensation, the mutual becoming of univ...

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conference: DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials
date: November 20, 2017
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: performed
practice: space
keywords: apparatus, stratum

Alone/Together: Simulacral “A-Presentation” in/into Practice-As-Research in Jazz

Steve Tromans, Mike Fletcher

No series enjoys a privilege over others, none posses the identity of a model, none the resemblance of a copy . . . Each is constituted by differences, and communicates with the others through differences of differences.
—Gilles Deleuze (2004: 348) This lecture-recital, interposing live music making and spoken word is concerned with our understandings of the creative processes by which...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Kraakhuis
format: performed
practice: music and sound
keywords: aesthetics, apparatus, jazz, music performance, Plato, simulacrum

Music in Transit: An Interactive Interview With Juliana Hodkinson

Juliana Hodkinson, Danielle Sofer

In the past, the conference format has enforced a separation between the concert hall and the presentation stage, and hence also between the composer, performer, and researcher; however, as those involved in music are surely aware, the fluidity between these roles—the many hats of musicking—can overwhelmingly complicate such clear-cut divisions. Given the new possibilities of distributing audi...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: performed
practice: music and sound
keywords: Martin Heidegger, noise, voice

Mouldworks: An Art Rhizomatic Inquiry into Haecceities in Material (and) Thought

Radek Przedpełski

Conducting an art-philosophical inquiry into the Polish neo-avant-garde artist Marek Konieczny and his mobilisation of Polish Baroque, I have embarked on what Simon O’Sullivan calls “art rhizomatics.” O’Sullivan (2006, 36–37) defines “a rhizomatics of art” as a mode of art writing that attends to the researcher’s particular enfoldment in the world and resonates with the art objects...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Rotonde
format: performed
practice: image
keywords: baroque, haecceity, photography, rhizome, Robert Smithson