Flickering Alchemy: Curating Noisy Transgenic Empirical Creatures

Rachel Holmes, Liz Jones

Following Deleuze and Whitehead, we begin with a movement from without, a process, never with a “subject” of a process. This abstract merely opens onto what Manning and Massumi (2014, 12) describe as “a commotion of relational activity, each vying to be written down.” Mummy, do you like being human? No, not really. Do you? No. I’d like to be something useful, like a door handle. (Alf...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: performed
practice: transversal
keywords: Alfred North Whitehead, subject, writing

Transmissibility: A Mode of Artistic Re-Search

Jae Emerling

Artistic research can be defined as a mode of critical and creative practice wherein an artist attempts to construct a passage between the past and the present. This passage has nothing to do with allusion or unconscious stylistic filiation. As Marquard Smith has written, “to research, which by definition is ‘to look for with care,’ is an act not only of interpreting the world but changing i...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Concert Hall
format: in words
practice: transversal
keywords: encounter

Making the Digital Spiritual: A Research Experiment in Art Education

Pieter-Jan Decoster, Nancy Vansieleghem

The point of departure of our research is that the digital screen, just like Deleuze’s concept of cinema, can be perceived as an automaton. This means that it automatically creates a particular kind of attention, “producing a shock to thought, communicating vibrations to the cortex, touching the nervous and cerebral system directly” (Gilles Deleuze, Cinema 2. The Time-Image. Minneap...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: transversal
keywords: Cinema 2, education, film, subject

Repeat, Please: An Experience of Creation

Ana Paula de Campos, Anna Paula Silva Gouveia, Marlyvan Moraes de Alencar

In this presentation, we outline a creative experiment organised by the Ornata group and carried out during the course “The Body, Memory and Becoming: Encounters and Vestiges of Art Jewellery” by art students of the Institute of Arts, State University of Campinas. Ornata is a group of teachers and researchers that runs courses and workshops for art students and employs a teaching methodology t...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: Orpheus Institute, Auditorium
format: in words
practice: transversal
keywords: becoming, body, education, jewellery, material/ism, voice