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The Baudelaire Fractal

The Baudelaire Fractal

Lisa Robertson
Tuesday 28 November 2017
7pm

A text which unravels a mystical experience — waking up in a hotel room one morning to discover that I have written the complete works of Baudelaire, yet without actually having become Baudelaire. It’s as if… »

Life takes place in the space between words

Life takes place in the space between words

Joseph del Pesco
Monday 4 September 2017
7pm

Join us for an evening with curator, writer and publisher Joseph del Pesco, who will read (very) short stories from his forthcoming book, The Museum Took a Few Minutes To Collect Itself, published by Art… »

Den unga jorden

Den unga jorden

Andreas Mangione & Frans Josef Petersson
with the publishing house Den unga jorden
Wednesday 31 May 2017
7pm

Artist Andreas Mangione together with art critic and editor Frans Josef Petersson are the persons behind the publishing house Den unga jorden (The young… »

On Kunsthalle Athena and South as a State of Mind

On Kunsthalle Athena and South as a State of Mind

Marina Fokidis
Sunday 6 March 2016
5pm

Marina Fokidis is a curator and writer based in Athens, Greece. She is the founding and artistic director of Kunsthalle Athena, which started as an experimental platform and is now taking its permanent form, and the… »

Hermann Scherchen: alles hörbar machen. An introduction.

Hermann Scherchen: alles hörbar machen. An introduction.

Luca Frei
Wednesday 3 February 2016
7pm

Luca Frei will give an introduction to his long-term project about German conductor Hermann Scherchen (1891-1966) and his pioneering research in electroacoustics in Gravesano, Switzerland. Frei will discuss his role in the project as visual artist,… »

Source Materiel

Source Materiel

Allison Smith
Sunday 20 September 2015
5pm

Allison Smith reflects on her sources of inspiration and the different kinds of research that inform her work. Allison Smith lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. She is a tenured professor and… »

The rhetorical situation and the ontology of the text

The rhetorical situation and the ontology of the text

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A revelation (of an aspect of the metaphysical experience that can not be revealed in any other way)
Christina Ouzounidis
Wednesday 4 February 2015
7pm at Mitt Möllan

This talk is an attempt by Christina Ouzounidis to think about issues of… »

Persona (Repetition & Change)

Persona (Repetition & Change)

Fatima Hellberg
Tuesday 4 February 2014
7pm

What marks off the “self” is method; it has no other source than ourselves: it is when we really employ method that we really begin to exist. As long as one employs method only on symbols»

On Translation

On Translation

Kristina Lee Podesva
Thursday 7 November 2013
7pm

The task of translation is not limited only to the process of inter-linguistic correspondence. For artists especially, this activity opens up the potential for inter-semiotic transmission and transmutation as well. And, through this type of… »

Is Representation the Answer?

Is Representation the Answer?

Mikela Lundahl
Wednesday 30 October 2013
7pm

Museum collections are created on assumptions that have seen their hay days. This is a fact that all museums are well aware of and they are looking for strategies to deal with their legacy in the… »