Episode 7: We Can't Live Without Our Lives

15–19 Apr 2015
Tramway, Glasgow

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Wed 15 April 2015

  • Workshop
    A B&W collage of workers with a list of healthcare jobs as the background

    Work Care Class 1 - Care & Work

    Howard Slater
    17:30–19:30 Wed 15 Apr
     / Tramway

    First in a series of workshops for workers and non-workers who care. Does work that asks us to be attentive to the needs of others force us to sell our capacity for kindness?

Thu 16 April 2015

  • Reading Sessions
    A drawing of an outline of a hand with small texts all around it

    Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political - Reading Sessions

    Valentina Desideri & Denise Ferreira da Silva
    11:00–15:45 Thu 16 Apr
     / Tramway

    Four intimate 45 minute sessions, readings of your political questions - using Tarot, Palmistry, Reiki, Astrology, and Philosophy, and the invented methods of Fake and Political Therapy.

  • Workshop
    A medium close up of the side and back of one person hugging and lifting another

    Ode to 1 & more than 1

    Park McArthur & Constantina Zavitsanos
    15:30–17:00 Thu 16 Apr
     / Tramway

    The first of two workshops that highlight correspondence as a way of working. Somewhere between song, speech, and logistical arrangement, these workshops invite participants to consider care as infrastructure.

  • Radio Broadcast & Performance
    B&W image from the side of two people silhouetted as they sit at a table

    TLRS Morning Show

    Laurence Rassel & Terre Thaemlitz
    16:30–17:30 Thu 16 Apr
     / Tramway

    (Cyber)feminist, non-essentialist transgender and queer daily radio shows using the formula of morning radio as an arch way of thinking about the scripted behaviour and controlled empathy of systematic care.

  • Screening
    A medium close up of the thick trunk and roots of a mangrove tree

    Assemblages

    19:30–20:45 Thu 16 Apr
     / Tramway

    Dir. Maurizio Lazzarato & Angela Melitopoulos 

    A filmic constellation of interviews with philosophers and clinicians, rare footage, dance, wander lines and red wine, exploring Felix Guattari’s anti-patriarchal, anti-colonialist, anti-psychiatric, animist ideas of care and the self. 

  • Screening
    A man in garden looks at the screen - "We're here among ourselves…"

    Every Little Thing (Les Moindres des Choses)

    21:30–23:15 Thu 16 Apr
     / Tramway

    Dir. Nicolas Philibert 

    Documentary of La Borde clinic in France and its radical politics of experimentation, in which residents and staff reciprocate in a kind of entanglement, an opening up amongst themselves.

Fri 17 April 2015

  • Reading Sessions
    A drawing of an outline of a hand with small texts all around it

    Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political - Reading Sessions

    Valentina Desideri & Denise Ferreira da Silva
    11:00–13:45 Fri 17 Apr
     / Tramway

    Three intimate 45 minute sessions, readings of your political questions - using Tarot, Palmistry, Reiki, Astrology, and Philosophy, and the invented methods of Fake and Political Therapy.

  • Workshop
    In dark costumes several brightly lit faces look towards the camera

    Ueinzz Crossings

    Ueinzz Theatre Company
    12:00–14:00 Fri 17 Apr
     / Tramway

    An open collaborative workshop space in which games, warm-up sessions, exercises and scenes are potentially the same thing, through which to project your own concerns onto the stage.

  • Radio Broadcast & Performance
    A B&W image of two people silhouetted as they sit at a table

    TLRS Morning Show

    Laurence Rassel & Terre Thaemlitz
    16:30–17:30 Fri 17 Apr
     / Tramway

    (Cyber)feminist, non-essentialist transgender and queer daily radio shows using the formula of morning radio as an arch way of thinking about the scripted behaviour and controlled empathy of systematic care.

  • Conversation
    Many people sat in a crowded performance space engaged in conversation

    All Fictions Are Biographical - Ueinzz Context

    Ueinzz Theatre Company
    19:30–21:00 Fri 17 Apr
     / Tramway

    An open conversation around the history and practices of the Ueinzz Theatre Company - a radical Brazilian schizoscenic theatre company of carers, so-called psychotic patients and philosophers.

  • Performance
    A medium close up of the side and back of one person hugging and lifting another

    It's Sorta Like a Big Hug

    Park McArthur & Constantina Zavitsanos
    21:30–22:45 Fri 17 Apr
     / Tramway

    How can we imagine bodies not as an end in themselves, but as a medium through which we can become one another’s means? 

Sat 18 April 2015

  • Reading Sessions
    A drawing of an outline of a hand with small texts all around it

    Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political - Reading Sessions

    Valentina Desideri & Denise Ferreira da Silva
    11:00–13:45 Sat 18 Apr
     / Tramway

    Three intimate 45 minute sessions, reading your political questions - using Tarot, Palmistry, Reiki, Astrology, and Philosophy, and the invented methods of Fake and Political Therapy.

  • Workshop
    Work Care Making Health Work For You and a list of healthcare jobs

    Work Care Class 2 - Care & Therapy

    Howard Slater
    11:00–13:00 Sat 18 Apr
     / Tramway

    The second in a series of workshops for workers and non-workers who care.  What does the sharing of vulnerability entail? Can such a sharing inform progressive social relations?

  • Performance
    Figures in dark costumes spool red thread across a stage

    No Ready Made Men - Open Rehearsal

    Ueinzz Theatre Company
    14:30–16:00 Sat 18 Apr
     / Tramway

    Inhabiting a different kind of energy, Ueinzz's open rehearsals reveal a glimpse into their ongoing daily theatrical modes of caring - multiplying the ways in which their plays are meant to be felt, rather than understood.

  • Radio Broadcast & Performance
    A B&W image of two people silhouetted as they sit at a table

    TLRS Morning Show

    Laurence Rassel & Terre Thaemlitz
    16:30–17:30 Sat 18 Apr
     / Tramway

    (Cyber)feminist, non-essentialist transgender and queer daily radio shows using the formula of morning radio as an arch way of thinking about the scripted behaviour and controlled empathy of systematic care.

  • Performative Conversation
    A pack of cards is spread out, 1 says "Keep yourself in a state of not knowing"

    Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political - Open Conversation

    Valentina Desideri & Denise Ferreira da Silva
    18:00–19:00 Sat 18 Apr
     / Tramway

    A performed, open, public conversation about how we might think politics from the position of intuition, in which Denise and Valentina use un-reasonable tools to map out a hybrid poetical/ ethical reading of their own situations.

Sun 19 April 2015

  • Workshop
    Drawing of concentric arrows with 3 words in the centre: attacker, helper,victim

    Work Care Class 3 - Care & Revolution

    Howard Slater
    11:30–13:30 Sun 19 Apr
     / Tramway

    Final workshop exploring work, care and class.  Does the ‘care industry’ summon forth its own class?  Can this ‘affective class’, in their ability to care for others, militate against the carelessness of self-interest?

  • Workshop
    A female lying on a bed smiling as someone sits next to her

    Ode to 1 & under

    Park McArthur & Constantina Zavitsanos
    12:00–13:30 Sun 19 Apr
     / Tramway

    How can we imagine bodies not as an end in themselves, but as a medium through which we can become one another’s means? 

  • Performance
    Figures in dark costumes spool red thread across a stage

    No Ready Made Men - Performance

    Ueinzz Theatre Company
    14:30–16:00 Sun 19 Apr
     / Tramway

    A performance of Ueinzz’s new play. Each Ueinzz performance is a process of reinvention, between exhaustion and a fleeting vision: singular, collective, anonymous, plural, suspensive, intensive, unworking life.

  • Conversation
    A woman looks towards the camera from the a low angle, there are trees behind

    Standing in the Flesh

    Hortense J. Spillers & Denise Ferreira da Silva
    16:30–18:00 Sun 19 Apr
     / Tramway

    In rethinking the body, the law, the state, gender, race, violence, care and empathy, how we might give humanness a different future?

  • Conversation
    Silhouette of man with wild hair

    Cartography of Exhaustion

    Peter Pál Pelbart
    19:30–20:30 Sun 19 Apr
     / Tramway

    If life is assaulted by power, where do we find spaces for living? A conversation with Peter Pál Pelbart.

  • Performance and Radio Broadcast
    A B&W image of two people silhouetted as they sit at a table

    TLRS

    Laurence Rassel & Terre Thaemlitz
    21:30–22:45 Sun 19 Apr
     / Tramway

    The weeks previous TLRS daily radio shows, after-hours conversations, radio booths and special guests reassembled as a live electroacoustic performance.