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Jean-Luc Guionnet sitting behind a desk looking dishevelled
8 February 2012
Glasgow Uni Music Dept

Talk: Propositions for an Inhabited Architecture of Listening

Jean-Luc Guionnet

Jean-Luc Guionnet will be giving a talk as part of the music department’s ongoing series of colloquia.

Investigation: Jean-Luc Guionnet
A pencil drawing of a spherical shape drawn with rough impressionistic strokes
5 – 9 February 2012
Glasgow University Chapel Glasgow Uni Music Dept Kinning Park Complex

Investigation: Jean-Luc Guionnet

What’s the best way to spend time with a musician when they visit a city to perform? And when the musician in question has a great deal to say, what sort of concert do you organise to do justice to that?

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
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26 February 2012
Tramway

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 table with three microphones, chairs and named placards. The seats are empty
24 March 2012
Tramway

Combatant Status Review Tribunal

Andrea Geyer Ashley Hunt David Thorne Sharon Hayes Katya Sander

Somewhere between performance, stripped down theatre and an intense kind of public learning or maybe even a public hearing.

Episode 3: Copying without Copying
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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
A sequence of stills of a lady getting out of a car
22 January 2012
CCA

Data as Documentary: Graham Harwood

Graham Harwood

Databases carry the same seeds of creativity that early documentary makers saw in film. Both can empower people by helping them to master information, both can be claimed to represent some kind of reality or truth.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A woman rides a motorcycle against a sunset lit sky
21 January 2012
CCA

Nina Power discussing November

Hito Steyerl Nina Power

Nina’s going to talk about November, by Hito Steyerl: what and how the film thinks, or about what and how it might makes us think (which is connected, but not the same thing), by watching, and it discussing (with you?).

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
White text over an advert showing a man on a boat
21 January 2012
CCA

Argument – We would argue: an ante/post discussion group

Gil Leung Ian White

Ian and Gil will host a discussion on the Argument project’s social and political commentaries, and with you try and maybe think through whether and how they might still have some currency today: what’s changed and what’s stayed the same?

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
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19 – 22 January 2012
CCA GFT

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement

Every aspect of every film is always about more than just film. Or, as Godard said: a tracking shot is a moral issue. A cross between a festival, magazine and discussion about experimental artists’ films.