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Jackie Wang and Alexander Moll are on dark stage spotlit with a yellow and blue
22 November 2019
Tramway

Cottonmouth Liturgy

Alexander Moll Jackie Wang

A multi-media harp and spoken word tribute to the incalculable, the in-deducible, the suspicious static noise that accompanies the voice of truth, and the attempted aberrations in the domain of emergence.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Fernando stands facing boychild who holds grasps elbow with opposite hand
23 November 2019
Tramway

Borders between Mathematics, Gestures and Dance

boychild Fernando Zalamea

How do we gesture to the invisible, the trans or the obscure? A performative conversation between boychild and Fernando, a sharing of gestures, and a bodily back and forth between mathematician and dance artist.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Black and white image of clouds from above showing a fractal pattern
23 November 2019
Tramway

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
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
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
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
From left to right, moving from the longest to the shortest, are drawn the world
21 November 2019
Tramway

Entangling history, phenomenology, metaphysics, culture, and mathematics: the model RTSK

Fernando Zalamea

Profound mathematical ideas for romantics, to help us linger in the difference we share.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
A hand frames the word Panther written on a brick in pen
11 October 2008
DCA

Film Programme: Zorns Lemma

Hollis Frampton

One of the great experimental films. A 60 minute, three part riddle that maybe approximates our intellectual development by moving from imageless words to the recognition of silent images and the learning of simple tasks and finally a serenity and acceptance of death.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
Robin MacKay sits on a panel of 4 people. He leans forward to speak into a mic
13 November 2010
Tramway

Before or after finitude?

Arika Catherine Christer Hennix Florian Hecker Robin MacKay

Electronic music, time, thought, the word, and consecutive matters

INSTAL 10