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14 May 2010
Tramway

Used Sound

Jean-Luc Guionnet Ray Brassier Seijiro Murayama

A full-blooded, emotional attempt to reinvigorate improvisation from a musically inclined philosopher and two philosophically inclined improvisers.

UNINSTAL
A blackboard with chalk lined box shapes and orange post-it notes by a wall
14 November 2010
Tramway

Evacuation of The Great Learning

Mattin Ray Brassier

Three workshops lead up to an open invitation to improvise with the festival as concert. The last four hours of the Sunday 14 at Instal 10 were devoted to presentations devised during the three workshops. The material conditions (time, space, facilities…) were the instruments. From there anything could happen.

INSTAL 10
A large industrial fan is backlit
21 April 2013
Tramway

Unfree Improvisation / Compulsive Freedom

Mattin Ray Brassier

How do you know what you want? 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?

Episode 4: Freedom is a Constant Struggle
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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
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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