[-empyre-] rehearsal of a network - [week 4]
Shu Lea Cheang
shulea at earthlink.net
Sun Jul 1 06:17:08 AEST 2018
Allow me, as CET time zone foresees the end of month June and the down
under has lived the future.
This is LambdaMOO....... modular communication in its own making that
unite us all.
A curtain call to bring up this month's invited guests - Franz Xaver,
Julien Ottavi , jenny picket, Ruth Catlow , Marc Garrett, Anna Scime,
Stephanie Rothenberg, Paul Vanouse, Ekrem Serdar, Kathy High, Adrian
Guzman, John Jordan, Ricardo Dominique, Nitasha Dhillon, fraud, Ilze
black, Annet Dekker, Kate Rich, Fran llich, Liz of Ubermorgen, Jaromil,
Francesca da Rimini, mcKenzie Wark.
And the contributors, Marysia Lewandowska, Alan Sondheim, Patrick Lichty
(PS. for Robert Adrian X, radio in Vienna, if i can be of help),
Christina McPhee, Aviva Rahmani, Margaretha Haughwout, Frederic Neyrat,
Brian Holmes (miss you in Paris!!), Elaine Gan, Annie Abrahams, Taro,
Sarah Cervenak, Lissette Olivares, Irina Contreras, Ana Peraica, William
Bain, Brett Stalbaum, Christiane Robbins, Melinda Rackham, Alice Famer,
Virginia Barratt, Elizabeth Day, OzawaToshiaki, Simon, Murat Nemet-Nejat.
and not without an audience! you luckers, readers out there..
thank you all.
I have been exercised, rehearsed for a restart.
Before the gang take us off/on-track to fungus-sex (Wark!!)
i bid goodnight.
If i may, for a night cap, a bit of promotion- if you happen to be in
ARS this September, please check us out at stwst48x4 with SLEEP48 from
12pm September 7 to 12pm September 9, 2018, taking place at
Stadtwerkstatt (the building of cafe strom, in between ARS center and
its futurelab, by the Maindeck), http://stwst.at
SLEEP48, 48 hours of sleeping through active sensing, experiencing,
doing and perceiving.Conceived by Shu Lea Cheang and Matthew Fuller who
draw inspiration from Fuller's recent book “/How to Sleep, the art,
biology and culture of unconsciousness”, /SLEEP48 is a STADTWERKSTATT
production scheduled for STWST48x4, the annual 48 hours extravaganza in
its 4^th edition, held in association with ARS ELECTRONICA 2018 in Linz.
Sleep is a complex physiological phenomena that changes over its
duration and that has different cultural and physical expressions.Sleep
draws out different capacities and aspects of bodies that are expressed
in rhythms, hormones, variation in electrical activity, changes in the
activity of organs and body-systems amongst other things.Historically
and across cultures, sleep has taken different forms in relation to
light, work, sex, morality, sound, configurations of the body and
understanding of the human.All of these and other factors can be
considered as ground for precise, non-spectacular, experiment.
SLEEP48gathers artists, designers, architects, dancers, musicians,
poets, critical technologists, performers, scientists and others to
explore how humans might have an aesthetics without consciousness.
SLEEP48 aims to arrive at: Art for sleepers, art by sleepers and art as
You have all been wonderful.... and see you around... about.... deep and
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