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A projected quotation about wandering in hollows and dark thoughts
26 February 2012
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All the Colours of the Dark, Except Black

Evan Calder Williams

A chat, with examples (Zola, H. P. Lovecraft, Hammer Horror), about blackness and the sheer stupid thickness of what has no profundity whatsoever.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
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25 February 2012
Tramway

The View From Nowhere Part 2

Alexi Kukuljevic Mark Fisher Ray Brassier

Has neoliberal capitalism locked down social experience? Are our seemingly subjective desires, our identities, pre-packaged by dominating social structures?

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
In shadow in the foreground a woman with long hair and glasses reads into a mic
24 February 2012
Tramway

Only Your Pre Formance Is Cult

Amanda Monfrooe Iain Campbell F-W

A series of reality dramas happening over the course of the weekend.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
A long distance shot of a dark theatre stage piled high with cardboard boxes
26 February 2012
Tramway

Inhuman Grand-Guignol Theatre

Taku Unami

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.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
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26 February 2012
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Cosmic Pessimism

Eugene Thacker

A chat with Eugene Thacker. Can we rethink the world as unthinkable, and without us?

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
A spectral Keiji Haino hardly visible on stage in near darkness
26 February 2012
Tramway

Keiji Haino

Keiji Haino

Torrential, wrenching wordless wails, guttural screams and roars, a Haino solo vocal performance.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
Junko singing into a microphone against a dark background
25 February 2012
Tramway

Junko

Junko

Harrowing but musical confrontations with the very real, physical and aural trauma of a woman screaming.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
Two smashed mirrors with shards of glass here and there
25 February 2012
Tramway

Rehearsal after Reflect Soft Matte Discourse

Clara López Imri Sandström Malin Arnell

A performed reflection on Malin’s previous re-enacting of a super influential landmark of performance art from the French feminist and artist Gina Pane.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
Pools of light show music stands holding large books
24 February 2012
Tramway

De Musicorum Infelicitate

Esther Ferrer Walter Marchetti

‘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 – an anti-composition.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
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25 February 2012
Tramway

The View From Nowhere Part 1

Ray Brassier Thomas Metzinger

Ray and Thomas talking about how cognitive neuroscience is unlocking the physical basis of personal experience.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness