Posts Tagged: performance
Breathing as Writing: The Productive Tensions and Murmurs of the Telematic World.
“The one who understands is not extracting from the abstract from out of the tone, the rhythm, and the cadences the noise internal to the utterance, the cacophony internal to the emission of the message. He or she is also listening to that internal noise – the rasp or smouldering breath, the hyperventilating or somnolent [...]
Divination A modern day pirate girl tale – personal data is the new treasure chest of gold.
I am currently in post production of a new work *Divination*, the maiden voyage performance of Pyrate Queen and her crew, set sail for the duration of Dark Mofo 10–19 June 2016. This networked performance installation I was artistic director, writer and performer and the was presented by Contemporary Art Tasmania and Dark Mofo 2016. *Divination* was a live performance installation. [...]
Terrestrial Radio Gardens, Bureau of word witches and Donning an Evolutionary StraitJacket
At the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, 5 ‐8 December 2014 Launceston, Tasmania, I am covening a panel ‘Hacking the Metropolis’. It features paper presentations which draw attention to the structures and sociopolitical dynamics, which govern our spaces, reflecting on how our communication channels are constructed, offering visions of, or new perspectives on, current [...]
Occult computing for artists: an introduction.
Recently I was commissioned by un Magazine projects to write a paper for their eight point two issue. The launch is early december I will add a link when it is available electronically. Here is a breif abstract: Occult computing for artists: an introduction A Guest + A Host (+ 127.0.0.1 | local host) = Ghost 00 Preface The text [...]
What is a digital perm?
Miss Despoinas: Pataphysical Salon_What is a digital perm? Is a presentation of artworks alongside mechanisms towards collective enquiry. What is a digital perm? is approached as a fundamental pataphysical question concerning our evolving relationship with tools. What is a digital perm? explores and provides a perceptual hairstyle. Participation is welcome. A Pataphysical Salon leads us to speculate [...]
At the moment a pre production period is taking place for the first iteration of Pataphysical Salon at ESC in an exhibition Ministry of Hacking curated by Reni Hofmüller, co produced by the steirischer herbst festival in Graz. The leitmotif of the Ministry of Hacking is summed up by these eclectic departments: ‘Department of Trust’, ‘Department of Shadows and Waves’, ‘Department of [...]
The Intimacy of the Commandline
I feed my data into the computer…I am the data-bank…My drama has not taken place. The script was lost. – Hamletmachine Heiner Müller (1977) On a screen a cursor pulses. A mise-en-scène filled with everyday objects – desk, chair, and computer. Simultaneity of stillness, restriction and hard logic, tied with vastness, connection, the elaborate and the [...]
Networked Art Forms and Tactical Magick Faerie Circuits (NAF:TMFC) was a series of events inspired by computer culture, curated by Nancy Mauro-Flude. Developed by Hobart-based artist salon Miss Despoinas, presented at Contemporary Art Tasmania (CAT), and broadcast on radio and the Internet. Artists, programmers and thinkers whose work responds to the emergent conditions of a networked [...]
Linux for Theatre Makers
This is a text I wrote during my MA Media Design at Piet Zwart Institute, in response the Thematic Project *Command Line Culture* September-December 2006 led by Florian Cramer, (the course director). From the perspective of a performing artist, and as a developer of the /eclectic tech carnival I discuss my observations on how using the command line [...]