Apologies for the delayed response Annie.

I've participated in a couple of these performances as a "listener" and to watch closed-eyed listeners is very interesting - highlighting the mutual or otherwise interior experiences of the physically distant collaborators.

I am always amazed at how quickly it became so normal to communicate globally in the way we have since net. No wonder we are in such trouble - we humans expect to just be able to handle this huge shift in sociality without trouble or glitch.

The script of the spoken part gives some indication of the divergence of reflections of participants.
I did have mixed feelings about hearing Marc's and my voices noisy over the top of this image... but for the funny reason of feeling that it was a transgression of the pact between other participants. 

I particularly like this series of works. Thanks for inviting us to participate in this special version and for sharing it here.

x
Ruth

On Fri, Nov 8, 2019 at 2:27 AM Alan Sondheim via NetBehaviour <netbehaviour@lists.netbehaviour.org> wrote:
This is wonderful and it oddly came in my feed in relation to JSTOR's carrying an article with images from Nadir of the Paris Catacombs. The differences are enormous of course but there's a kind of meditative silence in both, a kind of 'uncanny smoothness' that inhabits them. The video work is so amazing, meditative, calming, spacing.
Thanks, Alan

On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 11:17 AM Annie Abrahams via NetBehaviour <netbehaviour@lists.netbehaviour.org> wrote:
Distant Feeling(s) [commented] the video is a screencapture of Distant Feeling(s) #6 combined with a recording of Marc Garrett and Ruth Catlow reading a remix of comments on previous iterations of Distant Feeling(s).
We are very proud of this video and thank all who contributed to it.

We hope you will enjoy it.
#distantfeelings #networkedperformance #postperformance #videovortex #onlinevideoaesthetics #performingabsence #onlinetogetherness #telematicembrace #relationalrevolution

Thanks for watching
Annie and Daniel

Distant Feeling(s) is a project by Annie Abrahams, Lisa Parra and Daniel Pinheiro

More information:
bram.org/distantF/
landproject.tumblr.com/post/188860558794/performing-absence-to-master-the-medium


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