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Two frames from a 16mm film with blocks of red, green, pink and yellow
29 November 2008
BFI Southbank CCA

About Face

Various Artists Paul Sharits

This programme takes human subjects as the focus for sound and image construction. And it includes a couple of masterpieces of experimental film: Paul Sharits’ deeply empathetic interpretation of epilepsy and Peter Kubelka’s Webern inspired abstract portrait of Arnulf Rainer.

A B and W film still of several people crossing a street in 1960's london
14 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 2: Humans

Ken Jacobs Various Artists John Smith

Includes: street portraits of kids in 1930’s Dakota, a mysterious foggy pilgrimage, a swarm of time-lapsed consumers, a stereoscopic analysis of mill life, up close and personal in a Lighting Bolt mosh pit.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
The blurry figure of a dog crosses the camera, entering a doorway
26 May 2013
Tramway

My Dog Is My Piano

Antonia Baehr

An audio/ video, lecture/ performance exploring the queer and companionly inter-activity of human-animal relations.

Episode 5: Hidden in Plain Sight
A medieval woodcut of the cosmos with the sun, stars and heavens
5 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

Cosmic Pessimism

Eugene Thacker

A performed lecture concerned with Renaissance occult (musical) thinkers of the cosmic who put forward the notion of the “disharmony of the world”

A survey is a process of listening
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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