Cutting up Conference Papers

Joanna Sperryn-Jones

“Breaking” is the main theme running through my work but it arises in many different contexts and I deal with it on different planes. My research simultaneously explores and draws parallels between personal experiences in life: breaking bones, making/breaking sculpture, and philosophical concepts of the break. During my doctoral research one of my supervisors commented on my writing that any...

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conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 9, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Foyer
format: coLab
practice: writing
keywords: assemblage, rhizome, William Burroughs, writing

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