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Black and white image of clouds from above showing a fractal pattern
23 November 2019
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Vorticity in the Eternal Hum

Alexander Moll Jackie Wang

What’s the relationship between the eternal hum of the oceanic beloved and the persistence of vorticity in fluid dynamics? And how does Alice Coltrane’s harp help us stay there?

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Fred Moten in the middle of speaking, with Fernando Zalamea listening beside
23 November 2019
Tramway

Discussion on Mathopoetics

Fred Moten Fernando Zalamea

A back and forth between Fred and Fernando on the transits and obstructions between mathematics and poetics, and how both help us to think from the other side.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Silhouette of a person in front of a blue background overlaid with blurry light
24 November 2019
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Something Said

Jay Bernard

Haunted by the archive of the New Cross Fire, Jay Bernard presents a film and poetry reading that undertakes a queer exploration of black British history, reconstructed from archives and apparent debris.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Paul Klee's Angelus Novus painting is framed by box shapes with black borders
22 November 2019
Tramway

Poetry, Mathematics, Debris

Fred Moten Nathaniel Mackey Fernando Zalamea

How do poetry and maths stitch together pictures of our fractured situation from its wreckage and relics, from the debris of hope and the well of residues that make us what we are?

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Nisha on stage with glowing screen of a yellow circle with a blue figure drawing
22 November 2019
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States of the Body Produced by Love

Nisha Ramayya

In Ramayya’s visionary poetry, the body assumes as many forms as love produces states: attraction and repulsion, excitement and exhaustion, selfishness and the dissolution of self.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Eddie George & Dhanveer sit next to each other facing an audience
22 November 2019
Tramway

The Strangeness of Dub

Dhanveer Brar Edward George

Dub is strange. A conversation with Edward George and Dhanveer Brar.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Fernando stands gestures with one arm out, the other hand rests in the crook
22 November 2019
Tramway

Workshop on Gestural Maths

Fernando Zalamea

Fernando thinks that when maths is deep, it should be simple and able to be explained by hand gestures. By embodying ideas, we’re able to more clearly think about their cultural implications.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
A member of Ueinzz wears a blue head wrap and looks out to sea
21 November 2019
Tramway

Mobedique Hors Acvé

Ueinzz

A community of those without community, for a community to come. A schizo-scenic video-collage of the disturbing ‘normality’ of Moby Dick.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
two white whales made of paper perch on a low coffee table
21 November 2019
Tramway

In the Sign of Jonah: Around Moby-Dick

Laura Harris Fernando Zalamea

“The miracle of Herman Melville is this: that a hundred years ago in Moby Dick…he painted a picture of the world in which we live, which is to this day unsurpassed.” – C. L. R. James

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Someone hands are bound in maybe 15 different, irregularly knotted ropes
21 November 2019
Tramway

Gravitational Feel: Opening Performance

Fred Moten Wu Tsang

Gravitational Feel is an engine for intensifying the differentiation of our entanglement, which you continually reprogramme in the mutual rub, shift and lap of its sonic, wooden, steel, textile and human material.

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