Re: [-empyre-] Moore N

  if we do away with your friend who may or may not be knowledgable or even engaged and
would rather paint his body and go to a football game int he hopes of capturing screen
time (which may be an art you do not recognize) Hovagimyan/Bourriaud model leaves out of
their institutional model such free radicals -- consequently your friend beonmce s tha
rtist because in time proposition his N morphs into objective S and  objective S comes
to represent petiite A(aesthtic X.) Within this model A now circulates along the
recognition/ not recognized axis -- and consequently comes to be appropriated/ validated
(made recognizable) displacing those things that may have earlier be used to represent
art -- whcih now comes to be non-N
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From: "G.H.Hovagimyan" <>
To: "'soft_skinned_space'" <>
Sent: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 14:41:44 -0500
Subject: [-empyre-] Moore N

> Here's my algorithm for art.
> Let's say that you've graduated from art school. You decide to make 
> something or do something. Let's call this something S. You use all the 
> techniques (T) that you've learned in art school to make/do S. You then 
> show this to a friend. Your friend doesn't recognize [EQUIV] it as art 
> A even though you've used all the techniques (T) and procedures [FUNC] 
> you've learned in art school. You know that S is art. You now have two 
> choices[SELECT]. You can go back and remake or redo S to make it 
> conforHovagimyanm to what your friend thinks is art, this is the way traditional 
> art is made. Or you can insist that S really is art and bring your 
> friend around to your point of view. This is the position of anti-art 
> -A. There is a third way that is to not insist that what you do is art 
> and to ignore your friends puzzlement.  You allow what you have made or 
> do to exist outside of the art/ anti-art dialectic. This is the 
> N-state. Here's a crude algorithm;
> T[FUNC]S =  A
> T[FUNC]S = -A
> A [EQUIV] -A :: (T[FUNC]S)-A = A
> if A -([EQUIV] -A) then
> N
> else
> A
> Nicolas Bourriaud in his book relational aesthetics proposes something 
> similar. The issue with Relational aesthetics is that the 
> relationiships are still within a sanctioned art space such as a museum 
> or project room. The mark of an official space makes what is presented 
> into art.  The problem is that if you go outside of the art world you 
> will be called a crank.
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