Fri 24 February 2012
PerformanceDeflag Haemorrhage/Haien Kontra19:30–20:30 Fri 24 Feb/ Tramway
It will be loud, full on, possibly disorientating, in some senses extreme. Kicks and contemplation.
PerformanceIain Campbell F-W & Amanda Monfrooe20:45–21:00 Fri 24 Feb/ Tramway
A series of reality dramas happening over the course of the weekend.
PerformanceWalter Marchetti21:15–22:45 Fri 24 Feb/ Tramway
'Ten Pieces in the Form of Painful Variations’ for piano, an impossible score that looks like a grapeshot musical stave, a text of barbed loathing and doubt. It’s an anti-composition.
Sat 25 February 2012
TalkRay Brassier & Thomas Metzinger14:30–15:45 Sat 25 Feb/ Tramway
Ray and Thomas will be talking about how cognitive neuroscience is unlocking the physical basis of personal experience.
DiscussionRay Brassier, Alexi Kukuljevic, Mark Fisher16:15–18:00 Sat 25 Feb/ Tramway
A conversation, to which we hope you will join in; and which might broadly address itself to how neoliberal capitalism has locked down social experience.
PerformanceMalin Arnell, Clara López, Imri Sandström19:30–20:30 Sat 25 Feb/ Tramway
A performed reflection on Malin’s previous re-enacting of a super influential landmark of performance art from the French feminist/ identity politics artist by Gina Pane.
PerformanceDawn Kasper21:00–22:00 Sat 25 Feb/ Tramway
Slapstick comedy, monologue, and a kind of live sculpture transformed through video, props, musical instruments and make-up.
PerformanceJunko22:30–23:15 Sat 25 Feb/ Tramway
Harrowing but musical confrontations with the very real, physical and aural trauma of a woman screaming.
Sun 26 February 2012
TalkSocialism and/or Barbarism15:30–16:30 Sun 26 Feb/ Tramway
A chat, with examples (Zola, Hope Hodgson, H. P. Lovecraft and probably some Hammer Horror), about blackness and the sheer stupid thickness of what has no profundity whatsoever.
TalkEugene Thacker17:00–18:00 Sun 26 Feb/ Tramway
A chat with Eugene Thacker. Can we rethink the world as unthinkable, and without us?
PerformanceTaku Unami19:30–20:30 Sun 26 Feb/ Tramway
Inspired by the supernatural horror of H. P. Lovecraft, black metal and a sense of worry as to what constitutes an object, or a world.
PerformanceKeiji Haino21:15–22:30 Sun 26 Feb/ Tramway
Torrential, wrenching wordless wails, guttural screams and roars, a Haino solo vocal performance.