On top of the performances with Mangos with Chili that I just posted about and I’m working on daily, I’m also doing some other very exciting things in April. Check out these great talks and exhibitions if you’re in LA, Amsterdam, Toronto or Hamburg/Luneberg!
April 19, Los Angeles
Congress on Research in Dance
April 19 – July 21, Amsterdam
Transcreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival, art exhibition “Lost & Found Transgender Image Making”
April 26, Lüneburg, Germany
Post Media Lab: Don’t Forget the Archives! Symposium
Post-Media Lab | »Don´t Forget the Archive!« | Lüneburg, 25th-26th/27th April 2013
»Don´t forget: the archive!«
: Collecting Non-Archives for the Post-Media Condition (I)
// Concept Note
The possibilities as well as the challenges to engage in this constructions and projection of memory and accessible ressources for shared reference have dramatically increased with networked media, but also been shaken sometimes traumatized by the demanding model of the archive. It might be said: the post-media condition is not only characterized by a breakdown (at least: major reconfiguration) of mass media, but also of other media institutional setups like ‘the archive’. At the same time the Net (and all its grey and dark parts) may seem like the ultimate archive, one that at the same time doesn´t adhere to any of the rules of what an archivalist would or could accept. Not to mention all media devices and systems beyond the internet, creating archivable material of diﬀerent sorts, as we speak. Given the overabundance of archiving possibilities of the present, some would hold that ‘the archive’ is confronted these days with ‘problems’ of volatility, real-time mediations or fictionalization.
We are therefore collecting and assembling acteurs and projects trying to re-imagine what the function formerly performed by ‘archives’ is, was and what enlivened patterns it can take in the future present. Everything between deliberate non-archivable practices to the never achievable reconstruction of the ‘cultural archive’ is of interest.
Also, don’t forget Mangos with Chili!
April 20-21, Toronto
Mangos with Chili