Play for Today: Cornelius Cardew Conference
2009
ICA, London
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Play for Today: Cornelius Cardew Conference

The final weekend of Calling Out Of Context focuses on the legacy of the British composer and activist Cornelius Cardew (1936-81), a figure who helped question artistic boundaries in the 1960s, but whose politics brought him back to more traditional and accessible forms of music-making in the 1970s.


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Audio Poverty
2009
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
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Audio Poverty

A weekend of Discussions and Lectures, Concerts and Parties, Performances and Experiments


February 6-8, 2009
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin


Curators: Ekkehard Ehlers and Björn Gottstein

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Images Sometimes Tremble: Encounters with Durational Cinema
2009 - present
London
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Images Sometimes Tremble: Encounters with Durational Cinema

Images Sometimes Tremble: Encounters with Durational Cinema was conceived and programmed by The Otolith Group in collaboration with The Showroom as an ongoing series of experiments with the format of the film screening and the habits of spectatorship.




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Becoming Dutch
2008
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
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Becoming Dutch

The word caucus derives from a term for a Native American practice in which a community comes together to discuss the future and to vote, constituting a very pragmatic form of democracy. Becoming Dutch has chosen to take this concept as inspiration for their three-week interdisciplinary programme.

From November 9 to December 6 Eindhoven will host a unique series of events in which artists, curators, philosophers and other creative thinkers from around the world will gather in the Van Abbemuseum to work, debate and engage in a dialogue about art and its relationships with identity, diversity, culture and society.

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Manifesto Marathon: Manifestos for the 21st Century
2008
Serpentine Gallery, London
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Manifesto Marathon: Manifestos for the 21st Century

Manifesto Marathon, the third in the Serpentine Gallery's acclaimed series of Marathon events, takes place in the closing weekend of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008, designed by Frank Gehry. Manifesto Marathon comes at a time when artists are working less in formal groups and defined artistic movements. The Marathon showcases a new generation of artists alongside practitioners from the worlds of literature, design, science, philosophy, music and film who are returning to the historical notion of the manifesto. The Manifesto Marathon draws on the Serpentine Gallery's close proximity to Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park, which has been used as a platform by Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, George Orwell and William Morris, among many others.

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Film as a Critical Practice
2007
Office for Contmeporary Art, Oslo
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Film as a Critical Practice

This two-day seminar and additional screening programme organized by Marta Kuzma, Director of the Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), brings together artists, critics and theorists to discuss "film as a critical practice" by looking into the political and psychoanalytic dimension of film.

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Enthusiasm
2006
Resonance 104.4fm radio booth at the Frieze Art Fair, London
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Enthusiasm

A series of radio programmes curated by Sarah Pierce and Grant Watson, broadcast from the Resonance 104.4fm radio booth at the Frieze Art Fair, London, 11am - 12pm daily. The curators worked with the diverse possibilities of radio, so that discussions are interspersed with related sound elements, such as performances, music, readings and audio works by artists.



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Space Soon
2006
London
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Space Soon

SPACE SOON: Art and Human Spaceflight

Aleksandra Mir, N55, Neal White, London Fieldworks, Jerry Dammers Spatial AKA Orchestra, Laurie Anderson, Michelle Griffiths, Jane & Louise Wilson, Semiconductor, Kodwo Eshun

The Roundhouse
Chalk Farm Road
London NW1

09/09/2006 - 13/09/2006

"We are all already in Space... "

This was Buckminster Fuller's reported response to the first flight into space by Yuri Gagarin. Artists - caught between fascination and repulsion by the new millennial push to Mars and return to the Moon - are still trying to decode the manual to Spaceship Earth.

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Images Sometimes Tremble: Encounters with Durational Cinema
2006
Queen Mary, London
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Images Sometimes Tremble: Encounters with Durational Cinema

PSi #12: Performing Rights focuses on questions of performance and human rights and is composed of two distinct but related programmes: a Conference and a series of Manifestations

The PSi #12 Conference is a programme of plenary sessions, papers, panels and dialogues organised by academics, artists and activists who are making and researching performance that declares its interest and intent within the field of human rights. Around the world, performance-based research and projects both challenge the ways in which human rights are kept distant from the everyday situations in which abuse and discrimination operate, and are a means by which human rights can be understood as part of evolving cultural and political processes. The PSi #12 Conference will attempt to reflect these processes and further their impact through a provocative mix of practice and discourse. Over 400 participants from over 30 countries are attending the conference.

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A Free State
2004
British Museum, London
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A Free State

A free state: a place, a time, a temperature, where, under certain conditions, a space of possibility is built, word by word, image by image, face to face.

Kodwo Eshun - The Exile of Our Longing

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