Posts From the yearly archives: "2016"

The Memory of Plants: José Ramón Ais I propose a landscape essay, a garden narrative which interweaves the biographies of three historical characters with the “biographies” of the three eponymous botanical species whose scientific name was given in their honour. A Renaissance pope, an ancient philosopher, and a translator, figures who played a key…(Read More)

The Papers of the Exhibition (1977-2017) is a collaborative project between Bulegoa z/b and Azkuna Zentroa which will be carried out with several different public instances: a prologue in September 2016, and two international encounters in 2018 and 2019. The project aims to study specific exhibitions between 1977 and 2017. Each international encounter…(Read More)

This session will consider possible relationships between film, books and text. It will be vertebrated around Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem Un Coup de dés jamais n’abolirá le hazard, which we will take to be foundational in the contemporary idea of space, and which was transformed by Marcel Broodthaers into a “specific object…(Read More)

Film screening proposed by Karlos Martinez, followed by discussion. Africa Addio (Gualtiero Jacopetti & Franco Prosperi, 1966, 140 min). “The more exploited a man is, the more he is placed on a plane of insignificance. The more he resists, the more he is viewed as a beast. This can be seen in Africa Addio, made…(Read More)

Radical listening “Listen to everything all the time and remind yourself when you are not listening” –Pauline Oliveros Listening extends beyond what we see and beyond our own thoughts. We can listen with our intuition and curiosity – rather than with patterns we repeat –; and go beyond conflicts – decolonize the genre of music…(Read More)

Film screening proposed by Daniel Gallant, followed by discussion. Shakespeare On The Move This event is based on a series of lectures and workshops that I presented in New York City for the 92nd Street Y. During the session, we will read aloud selected scenes from two Shakespeare plays and then screen several film adaptations…(Read More)