Re: [-empyre-] Re: Networked Performance (Frank Shifreen)
I suppose this art was trying to carry and evoke the mystery and power of
without intellectual rigor and compassion.
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From: "Stasisfield.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2003 10:54 PM
Subject: [-empyre-] Re: Networked Performance (Frank Shifreen)
You are not alone in your reaction to this piece. Art of this kind
strikes me as crude sensationalism. I would be interested in hearing
a truly compelling argument in favor of such a practice.
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>Please warn us about the inclusion of "art" which causes harm to animals.
>used to work at the NYU Brain Lab
>and have seen it all, but I think art should be metaphorical, and that is
>why I am an artist. In the lab, an animal killed was called a "sacrifice",
>and it had all the aura of an ancient priesthood and ritual murder. Most of
>the animals killed in the lab seemed more to satisfy the exigencies of a
>grant than to learn more about the brain. When artists do similar
>experiments as art it seems cruel and pointless. Is this art as fascism?
>Am I alone in my response to this work ?
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>From: "drekdede" <drekdede@HotPOP.com>
>To: "empyre" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 9:38 AM
>Subject: [-empyre-] Networked Performance
>"Goedel + Understanding" 2001-2002 Germany
>Performances with Traffic Cameras in K-ln Germany
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