Three conjectural models for archives There are three key ideas in my PhD thesis Tending the Archive that are relevant for the recordkeeping community. That community is broadly conceived as everyone interested in facts and how they get produced. Conjectural model 1 – authenticity There are three parts to my conjecture about authenticity. 1) Authenticity […]
We had a terrific time with our six presenters at the AAANZ conference in Brisbane this week. We’ve posted a document over here which outlines the theme of the discussions, as well as how we divided up the conversation, and the abstracts from our presenters. Thanks to presenters Sandy Gibbs, Steven Ball, Georgia Banks, Greer […]
The following is a call for contributions to a session at the AAANZ conference in November, in Brisbane. This panel explores the widespread phenomenon of re-enactment as a tactic of embodied research in performance art history. Performance re-enactment (or “re-performance”) has emerged since the turn of the century as an arena of practice and scholarship, […]
A review of our Perth presentation of Line Describing a Cone, 2005. Anne-Marie Archer – Line Describing a Cone (written 01 June 2005) at State of the Arts (now no longer online): The idea of walking into a smoke filled room to be part of an event is quickly becoming a thing of the past. […]
The following review was originally posted on a blog called File Thirteen, back in 2001. We linked to it in 2005 when we organised our first Australian tour of Line Describing a Cone. The File Thirteen blog doesn’t seem to be online any more – the review is on the Internet Archive, but we’ll re-post […]
The following info is copied across from Canyon Cinema’s website: Line Describing a Cone, Anthony McCall | 1973 | 30 minutes | B&W | SILENT Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 24 fps Note: Special projection requirements – see below. Line describing a cone is what I term a solid light film. It is dealing with the […]
From Canberra Contemporary Artspace, June 2014. Performer is Louise Curham.
Performance Matters is a new journal published by the Simon Fraser University (Canada). The journal is especially interested in: work that focuses on the materiality and the consequentiality of performance: the objects that comprise it, the labour that goes into it, the physical sites that give shape to it, as well as the effects it […]
[Anthony McCall’s “Line Describing a Cone”, presented by Teaching and Learning Cinema in Kandos in April 2015, as part of CEMENTA festival. Photo by Alex Wisser] * * * Louise Curham and I first “met” Anthony McCall’s Line Describing a Cone in 2005, when we took it on an Australian tour to Kellerberrin, Perth, Melbourne, […]
OK – this blog entry is dedicated to exploring the fleshy world of Malcolm Le Grice’s Horror Film 1. If we are to plunge further into the project of re-enacting this work (and it seems that we are!) then we need to have a think about some corporeal issues.