A Scent Of Danger. Kahil Janssens. Möbius Publications

Posted in books, graphic design, performance, writing on April 3rd, 2014

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A Scent Of Danger

An essay about ritual with texts by Jon P. Mitchell, Richard Schechner, Tracey Warr, Dawn Perlmutter. Concept and design by Kahil Janssens.

Author: Kahil Janssens
Publisher: Möbius Publications
Language: English
Pages: 188
Binding: Softcover

35 €

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Permafo 1970-1981. Wroclaw Contemporary Museum. Motto Books.

Posted in art, books, distribution, performance, photography, writing on March 27th, 2014
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First published in Polish in 2012 on the occasion of the exhibition Where is PERMAFO? at Wroclaw Contemporary Museum (30 November 2012- 4 February 2013)

Date of publishing: Nov 25, 2013
Language: English
Pages: 456
Size: 30.5 x 22.5 x 3.5
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9788363350093

Price: €29.80
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Cheap Method Edition – Struggling Bodies in Capitalist Societies (Democracies). Claudia Bosse (Ed.) theatercombinat / Motto Books.

Posted in distribution, magazines, performance, politics, theatre on January 31st, 2014
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Cheap Method Edition – Struggling Bodies in Capitalist Societies (Democracies). Claudia Bosse (Ed.) theatercombinat / Motto Books.

cheap method edition offers a collection of working material issues. the aim is to open up specific methodologies, which are the basis for the creation of performative work. It is not about documentation, it is about starting a discourse on performative praxis, about the approaches, the material, the historical and political contexts and transportation, as well as the (artistic) decisions, the specific knowledge and experiences which are resembled in different working processes. cheap method edition will publish examples to create a discourse on fading performative works. cheap method edition combines artistic research with scientific and experiential knowledge, connects both in thematic issues to open up bigger contexts which can be re-used, re-worked and re-discussed and compared.

struggling bodies
in capitalist societies
(democracies)

a publication series of political hybrids

03 editorial by claudia bosse
SELF-SUBVERSION AND ASCETICISM

08 gerald siegmund: to be or not to be:
towards a theatre of dis-identification
or the body as supplement

20 elke van campenhout: food and hunger

26 dialogue: gerald siegmund,
elke van campenhout, and others
THE BODY AND ITS CONSTRUCTIONS
BETWEEN SEXUAL AND POLITICAL
NORMATIVES

40 marina gržinić: struggling with the
performative body in the garbage dump
of history

54 dialogue: marina gržinić,
gerald siegmund, hrvoje jurić and others

62 snapshots of BOXEN,
performance by günther auer
THE BODY AS THE PLACE OF THE
POLITICAL

66 alice pechriggl: zu konstitution und
aisthêsis eines unumgänglich/en
demokratischen körpers.
ein textfragment.

74 hrvoje juric: scientific de(con)struction
and artistic (re)construction of the body

84 dialogue: alice pechriggl, hrvoje jurić,
and others

Language: English
Pages: 94
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9782940524136

Price: €9.00

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Show, Demonstrate, Exchange. Performance – Art – Academy, Discoteca Flaming Star and John Paul Raether (Eds.). State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart.

Posted in art, books, exhibition catalogue, performance, writing on January 29th, 2014
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Show, Demonstrate, Exchange. Performance – Art – Academy, Discoteca Flaming Star and John Paul Raether (Eds.).  State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart.

A publication by the department of Fine Arts / Intermedia Arts of the State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart.

Edited by Discoteca Flaming Star and John Paul Raether.
Contributions: Jeremiah Day , Felix Ensslin, Sabrina Karl, Karolin Meunier, Yorgos Sapountzis, Ute Waldhausen, and others.

Johannes Paul Raether and Discoteca Flaming Star document the performances and discussions of the first two organised events in Berlin and Stuttgart. In addition, texts by the artists Karolin Meunier and Jeremiah Day, specially written for the publication, deepen the immediate impressions of the evenings and reflect from their own practice problems developed in the field of performance, art and academy.

Deutsche / English
164 pages, b/w illustrations

€10
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„Show, Demonstrate, Exchange. Performance – Art – Academy“. Discoteca Flaming Star @ Motto Berlin . 22.01.2014

Posted in art, events, performance on January 21st, 2014

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„Show, Demonstrate, Exchange. Performance – Art – Academy“
Wednesday, January 22nd @ Motto Berlin
7.30 pm

For the occasion Jeremiah Day presents the PERFORMANCE:
“The Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness”

Show, Demonstrate, Exchange. Performance — Art — Academy.

„Who is your work for?,” asks Amiri Baraka, in Jeremiah Day ‘s text, the students of the Naropa University. “In what ways does a search for one´s own artistic means stand in relation to an already classical vocabulary – in our case the classical period of modern performance art?” reads Felix Ensslin’s question to the performers after their performance of Esther Ferrer ‘s “Intimo y personal” at the Heusteigtheater. And Karolin Meunier reports how Ulrike Mueller questioned her own paintings and attempts to clarify with them to “How to leave behind the space of representation and move into the here and now of production and reception”. 

Issues that may not be answered with words but also in actions. Questions that do not want to be treated in the format of a conference. Questions that can lose themselves in the rush of the events of a performance festival. Questions, in need of constant revision and of new production, that are beyond simply exhibiting them. Instead, a perpetual Show, Demonstrate, Exchange. In the MoMA, in the library or alone in the bathroom. An event format with the goal to think performance, conversation, teaching and the event in conjunction.

The recent volume is edited by the organizers Johannes Paul Raether and Discoteca Flaming Star and documents in examples the performances and discussions of the first two organised events in Berlin and Stuttgart. In addition texts by the artists Karolin Meunier and Jeremiah Day, specially written for the publication, deepen the immediate impressions of the evenings and reflect from their own practice problems developed in the field of performance, art and academy.

A publication by the department of Fine Arts / Intermedia Arts of the State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart .
Edited by Discoteca Flaming Star and John Paul Raether.
Contributions: Jeremiah Day , Felix Ensslin, Sabrina Karl, Karolin Meunier, Yorgos Sapountzis, Ute Waldhausen, and others

Layout: Sarah Baumann and Antonia Terhedebrügge at the Institute for book design and media development of the State Academy of Fine Arts, Head Prof. Uli Cluss.
164 pp., numerous b/w illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-942144-29-2
Price: EUR 10

Jeremiah Day will perform part of “The Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness”, his long-term project dealing with old-fashioned and uncomfortable questions of “truth,” understanding and factuality. With its point of departure in the 1970′s Church Commission – an investigation into the US intelligence agencies and the legacy of the man who led the hearings, Senator Frank Church – the work’s evolving forms seem to have a new relevancy against the backdrop of recent disclosures of wide-spread surveillance.

mono.kultur #35: Marina Abramović

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, performance, writing on November 22nd, 2013
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mono.kultur #35: Marina Abramović

“I’ve been attacked and ridiculed all my life.”

Autumn 2013 / English / 15×20 cm / 48 Pages

Interview by David Levine
Introduction by Anna Saulwick
Artwork by Marina Abramović
Design by Nirit Binyamini & Gila Kaplan

Price: D €5 EU €6 WW €7

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Bruno & Metricubi presents Posture – Tactic #2: Brandon LaBelle, Diary of an Imaginary Egyptian. 27.09.13.

Posted in books, events, Motto @ Bruno, performance, writing on September 25th, 2013
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Posture – Tactic #2: Brandon LaBelle, Diary of an Imaginary Egyptian.

Bruno & Metricubi presents: Brandon LaBelle (USA/DE)
Diary of an Imaginary Egyptian (book and performance)

Friday 27 September, 7 pm

Free entrance

Metricubi
Campiello delle Erbe 2003
San Polo 30125 Venezia

Motto Melbourne & S.T. Lore present ‘Invitation to Love’. Saturday 13th July

Posted in events, Motto Melbourne event, music, performance on July 2nd, 2013
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MOTTO INVITE 2

Motto Melbourne & S.T. Lore present

INVITATION TO LOVE

An event featuring public presentations of text and sound by

MOUVING, S.T. LORE & DANIEL STEWART

Saturday 13th of July 2013 from 3pm

(refreshments available)

Motto Melbourne / Magic Johnston
27 – 29 Johnston Street
Collingwood, Melbourne
VIC 3066

For more information on these projects please visit

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distort magazine
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Bernd Kleinheisterkamps – La Source de l´Incendie – WIELS/Motto – 22.05.2013 (7pm)

Posted in books, events, Motto @ Wiels, performance on May 9th, 2013
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“LA SOURCE DE L’INCENDIE”

Ambitions, motivations and frustrations -  a book launch performance

Presentation of Bernd Kleinheisterkamps recent publication “Pirenópolis” – a surralistic city portrait.

“Pirenópolis is small town in the inland of Brazil. During the week Pirenópolis is a quiet, unhasty place. Most inhabitants still live on farming. Its historical center, the rural atmosphere and the countryside with a number of beautiful waterfalls around, attract people from all over, mainly from the nearby capital Brasilia. Especially on weekends and holidays. Why there is still such a remarkable number of Volkswagen Beetle all around, I don’t know exactly.”

“No, it’s not about cars, its about a city, I simply put a Beetle on your blind spot”

Pirenópolis: (greek) polis=town and pirinas = la source de l’incedie/du feu

Bernd Kleinheisterkamps (*1973) lives since 2007 in Brussels

http://bkl.de.be/

“Pirenpolis” – a surralistic city portrait, 2013, artist book, 15 x 19,5 cm, colour, 55 pages, 100 copies

22.05.2013, 19:00
WIELS
Avenue Van Volxemlaan 354,
1190 Bruxelles-Brussel

Onement Label Presentation II – WIELS / Motto – 01.06.2013 (7pm)

Posted in events, Motto @ Wiels, music, performance on April 27th, 2013
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Onement is a label created in 2006 for releasing unique, one-copy records on LP (Keith Rowe, John Tilbury, Robert Hampson…). For its second evening at WIELS, the label invites Yannick Franck to perform a live version of his « Austral » opus (Onement #3), a gorgeous suite of dark and delicate drones which could be seen as a sound equivalent to Ad Reinhardt’s late black paintings.

 

Musician, performer and founder of Idiosyncratics Records, Yannick Franck has developed a music based on the treatment of sources such as instruments and non-musical objects, voice, radio signals and field recordings. Also a member of noise band Y.E.R.M.O. he has performed in venues and festivals such as Issue Project Room (New York), MUDAM and Philharmonie du Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Young Arts Biennial (Moscow), EPAF (Warsaw), Instants Chavirés (Paris), Ausland and Electronic Church (Berlin) among many others.

 

www.onement-label.com

www.yannickfranckchronicles.blogspot.fr/

FREE
Info: welcome@wiels.org