[NetBehaviour] some notes from a conference [misspellings intact]
curt at lab404.com
Mon Sep 26 23:10:33 CEST 2016
Absence as remains
Loss like all affect is held in the face.
Critiques picture theory
Noey -- anti-representational theory. Avant garde science of the mind.
1:45 - flicker short donneley
Tom sherman -- Hyperventilation. Trauma.
Under what conditions and for what purposes are expanded cinema activated.
Transmission is the work of art, not the action.
Steam and ghosts.
The politics of (s)kinship.
The pointing/haunting man.
Chang-min, joel, mercedes
Prenes - writes on the figure.
Timothy choy -- suspension - a third swirling state, like sugar in coffee, prior to dissolution. Attending to the texture of this state.
John peters - media theory of elements. Is media a vehicle, or an environment.
An activism of elements. An anthropology of dust.
Karen barad -- ontology of elements.
Can you think about particles at dust scale while bracketing the physics scale?
Incoherence acts as a cover for state criticism.
How to illustrate dust.
An emptiness of the present.
Contact that binds but doesn't delve.
Irigiray -- marine lover
Hesse - non-nothing
Nun - fertile darkness - The all in its condition of not yet
Curse as sculpture
Relation of visibility to action/being
How much less nothing can be
Eve segewick -- touching, feeling.
Reproductive rather than productive art practice
Serres - the parasite
Lamonte young. Oliveros.
Difference between tight jump cuts and 30 frames per second.
ANT related to autonomous vehicles --Latour's Aramis
Sculpture in the expanded field - rosalind krauss
Ontology of turing machine.
An idea made up of ideal parts, that need not be built in order to be successfully proposed as a machine.
Polke -- uranium (pink)
Strve reiche -- video artist
Materiality of unpopulated spaces.
creation of indexical capture systems + tools are themselves a meta-trace of social proclivity.
If signal is given, then noise become an index of affect. Noise becomes the new signal.
Benjamin: optical unconscious
A somatic unconscious
Bazin - ontology of the photographic image.
Peirce's concept of the index. >>
Sign = tri-parte. Interpretent is the outcome. Signs are a form of relation.
Argument: digital tech lacks indexicality.
Symptomps (future). Tracks (past). Indexicality (more iconic).
Trace = a force.
Margolles and sierra
Kurgan. Close up at a difference.
W/ the conceptual -- do we only see it if we know it?
You are parasite yrself, bcuz yr not hand-coding yr p5 programs, but yr using open source scripts. But determined by the interests of hobbyist p5 coder culture, determined by reas's interest in swiss modernist ds9 pedagogy of armin hoffman, and abstract generative art.
Which connects out into the world, but not necessarily driven by lamprey being.
Lampreys without organs. So...
How would yr image modulation processes change with a carnivore subject?
Thinking w immanence, not just about it. Thinking is doing.
Doing is also philosophical.
Photo-fiction: The photo auto-renders its own processes. Immanentizes photography.
The man who sleeps - movie - 1974
The affect of indifference. Impossible. A radical passivity that leads to activity.
Batailles - formless - deforming -- the power of foem to self-deform.
Krauss/blouch - "formless" a paper
Deleuze -- cinema2. Formless body. White, black, grey. Emergence of a body.
Rachel rose -- everything and more.
Laura: opening remarks:
Barthes to neutralize. Zero.
Line. Grid. Thresholds of representation
Parrika -- on dust and labor.
Elemental media textures
Sound. Serres - signal/noise - the parasite.
Dworkin -- "no medium"
1. The "non-" as withdrawal.
Malarky/smith on laurelle.
Nigel thrift - hybrid genre o/ non-representation
Harrison/anderson - events
2. Barthes - fractal thinking. Small, granular thinking, liminal space.
3. Laurelle - photo fiction. The force of thought. Aesthetics and philosophy on the same plane.
1 conference was about process - in media res.
To start from zero. Not neutral. Instead, active intense states.
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