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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
Nisha on stage with glowing screen of a yellow circle with a blue figure drawing
22 November 2019
Tramway

States of the Body Produced by Love

Nisha Ramayya

In Ramayya’s visionary poetry, the body assumes as many forms as love produces states: attraction and repulsion, excitement and exhaustion, selfishness and the dissolution of self.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Someone hands are bound in maybe 15 different, irregularly knotted ropes
21 November 2019
Tramway

Gravitational Feel: Opening Performance

Fred Moten Wu Tsang

Gravitational Feel is an engine for intensifying the differentiation of our entanglement, which you continually reprogramme in the mutual rub, shift and lap of its sonic, wooden, steel, textile and human material.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
a newspaper clipping of a drawing of a donkey, side on
29 November 2008
BFI Southbank CCA Arnolfini

Word Associations

Various Artists Guy Sherwin John Smith

A programme of discontinuity between narration, text and image. Including Manual Saiz’s employment of John Malkovich’s Spanish dubbing double and Peter Rose’s absurdly hilarious concrete poetry subtitling chaos.

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour
A woman passenger reaches over and speaks to the driver in the convertible car
12 October 2008
DCA

Film Programme: The Last Clean Shirt

Alfred Leslie

A parody of a (Manhattan) road movie and meditation on bifurcation, in paths traveled between the seen and the heard; a road trip played over and over from different perspectives.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
a newspaper clipping of a drawing of a donkey, side on
15 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 5: Word

Emma Hart Guy Sherwin Paul Sharits Various Artists John Smith

Includes: a £20 note, stock fluctuations, an examination of words in the video medium, a linguistic challenge for your mind, a frame by frame dissection 50 words, shop front poetry, image and language head to head and newspapers under the microscope.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
Some people looking into camera through a mesh of lights
19 November 2017
Tramway

The Cybernetic Cop

Jackie Wang

A prison abolitionist punk video-poetry-music mash up about our fucked-up dystopian society, RoboCop, kids toys and criminality.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
KUCHENGA, Jackie Wang, and Nat Raha seated in discussion on red cushions
18 November 2017
Tramway

Future Justice in the Present

Jackie Wang KUCHENGA Nat Raha

Thought and action, writing and protesting. A chat with Nat Raha, KUCHENGA and Jackie Wang asking what can be learnt from writing across genres by agitators, activists and abolitionists?

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Other Worlds Already Exist: text in pink on blue background
16 – 19 November 2017
Tramway Kinning Park Complex Many Studios

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist

4 days of performances, discussions, workshops, screenings with mutant dancers, prison abolitionist poets, transfeminist revolutionaries, haunted noise, science fiction, sex worker resistance, crip erotics, radical pornography and militant fiction.