Mattin stands on stage, harshly illuminated by two vertical fluorescent lights
Mattin
Performance

Unfree Improvisation / Compulsive Freedom

Mattin & Ray Brassier
19:15–20:00 Sun 21 Apr
Tramway
 / Glasgow

Access by Festival or Evening Pass 

How do you know what you want? Increasingly today impulse masquerades as freedom – even as our impulses are conditioned, controlled and manufactured. To believe something is to be committed to believing many other things that rationally follow from it. Couldn’t autonomy be the logical, rational freedom from false choices: should freedom be doing what you ought, not doing what you want? How might a philosopher and artist turn this thinking into an enabling condition in the context of noise and improvisation?