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RRadio Triton

audio publication

Tritonia Festiva_Photo Steve Lonhart_NOAA_MBNMS
Revisiting some of the events and questions processed and produced at Trouble on Radio Triton ((((((( changing (the) world (s) )))))) -a seminar held by a.pass in 2017- RRadio Triton is a collective and experimental, digital audio project aimed at producing and publishing radio and sound documents. In 2019 RRadio Triton sets out to dream of operating like a time machine carrying its protagonists through time back to the 2017’s events and returning them as new narrators. The ad hoc fictional radio station records, edits, samples, remixes and releases pieces of audiowork into the wireless atmospheric fabric and exists in between a digital sound-archive, ongoing conversations that originated at the 2017 seminar and live-appearances at events.
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archive, event

by OFFoff, a.pass and Domes FM Broadcasting Radio Triton

broadcast

25-26 January 2019 / Kunsthal, Ghent

“Tritonia festiva © weiweigao”
Art Cinema OFFoff is a platform for experimental cinema and audiovisual art. OFFoff searches for films from the past and present that enter into cinematographic and narrative experiments, often navigating between cinema and the other arts. During the opening weekend of Kunsthal,Ghent, ArtCinema OFFoff puts up a broadcast on Domes FM around RRadio Triton, a collective and experimental research project produced by a.pass. The broadcast circles around relations between artistic research and speculative fictions. What kinds of futures do artistic research practices imagine? Which fictions are needed? And what voices do we need to bring those fictions up? The program for and the performance of the broadcast is a collaboration between ArtCinema OFFoff (Kunsthal Ghent), RRadio Triton (a.pass, Brussels) and Domes FM (Bidston Observatory Artistic Research Centre, Liverpool). With and by Deborah Birch, Edward Clive, Sven Dehens, Edward George, Christian Hansen, Pierre Rubio and Sina Seifee.
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Settlement 14 schedule

7-26 January 2019

 

MON 7th

14:00 meeting

17:00 cleaning, emptying the collective space

19:00 dinner

 

TUE 8th

10:00 Materials and Tools

 

WED 9th

10:30 Scheduling

11:00 Katinka van Grokum, a.pass opening week presentation: SketchUp as an Interior

12:00 Caterina Mora: Translating Ballet to Regaton

13:00 Living Together: organising cooking cleaning up

14:00 Research and Space (conversation with new a.pass researchers and LM and VM)

16:00 Ezster Nemethi TBC

 

THU 10th

9:00  Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton)

10:30 Scheduling

11:00 Deborah Birch, a.pass opening week presentation: Caves II. Re-entry

14:00 Katinka van Grokum: Trash Talk, recycling in Belgium 

16:00 Chloe Chignell, a.pass opening week presentation: Choreographic Strategies for Writing

17:00 Christina Stadlbauer, a.pass opening week presentation: Sharpening the Narrative

 

FRI 11th

12:00 Signe Frederiksen,  a.pass opening week presentation

Cooking: Amelie van Elmst

15:30 Maurice Meewisse, a.pass opening week presentation

17:00 Meri Ekola, Light Observations

18:00  Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton) with  a guest dancer

 

SAT 12th

SUN 13th

 

MON 14th

9:00  Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton)

11:30 Diego Echegoyen, a.pass opening week presentation

12:30 Goda Palekaite,  a.pass opening week presentation: Legal Implications of a Dream

 “Legal Implications of a Dream” is the title of Goda’s research and her solo exhibition which just opened in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Let us think of settlement as an occupied space which materializes as a consequence of a collective dream.

14:00 Scaffolding Introduction (how to and safety instructions)

16:00 Human Condition Reading Club part I

 

TUE 15th

10:00 Scheduling

10:30 Outside Walk (Mathilde Maillard) 1h

12:00 Alex Arteaga, Input: Architecture of Embodiment and destabilizing an architectural object

Disclosing an Architectural Object is an artistic research framework that allows an approach to a twofold object of inquiry: the architectural organization of material and the cognitive agency of aesthetic media, practices and artifacts.

14:00 Meeting with Michele Meesen and Joke Liberge: organisational, budget, etc for first block researchers (end 16:00)

16:00 Laura Pante, apass opening week presentation: On Metaphorology

18:00  Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton)

 

WED 16th

10:00 Mathilde Maillard:  a.pass opening week presentation: Work Club / Club Travail

11:00 Peggy Pierrot, Do You Belong ?

Artistic activities are shaped by continuous trips, international workshops and residencies abroad. In this context, each work session operates like a colonization of some people space, means and life by the artistic presence and vision. The artist settles in different environments, whether his work aim to relate directly or not at all to the different creation contexts. In this international scene of seesaw motion, how can one’s cultivate his sense of belonging, of beeing from, of being rooted, without a nationalist content, but without being a post modern nomad of emptiness?  How do YOU, settler, react to this constraints (langage, food, bodies, papers…).  What do you take or leave ? What do you gain from this artistic nomadism ? Do you belong somewhere ? We’ll question these assumptions through an insight on the work of  the artist Pierre Creton.

14:00 Flavio Rodrigo, a.pass opening week presentation: Sensations, Paths and Rituals of Work with the Creative Imagination (establishing the initial relations of my research). Please bring you mobile phone and headphones, you will need them during the presentation.

18:00  Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton)

 

THU 17th

9:00  Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton)

11:00 Elen Braga: The World to Come

If we have a history-line, what are the most important events of the last 30 years of human life that come to our mind? Is there a connection between those events and the context of our artistic research? What are the symptoms of those events and how to prophesize the world to come? We will start the exercise using the allegory of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream. And by creating symbolic images, we will try to transform those events into an allegory of apocalypse. “And in the days of these people shall we set up a world, which will never be destroyed?”

12:00 Nassia Fourtouni, a.pass opening week presentation: Neither Distance nor Empathy

 

FRI 18th

9:30 Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton)

13:00 Philipp Gehmacher, mentor’s presentation (skype) 

14:00 Amelie van Elmbt, a.pass opening week presentation: Dreaming Walls

15:00 Scheduling next week

15:05 Space and Scenography review and preview w. Vladimir

 

SAT 19th

SUN 20th

 

MON 21st

13:00 Experimental Film Scratching Workshop

14:30 Muslin Brothers, a.pass opening week presentatio

16:00 Human Condition Reading Club part II

 

TUE 22nd

9:00 Caterina Mora: Training, Translation (Ballet and/or/vs Regaton)

12:00 Engaging the Spectacle: Aspects of Contemporary Ideology, a Brazilian Case Study.

Roberto Winter shares his thoughts and artistic practice – with an introduction and lunch prepared by Adrijana Gvozdenovic.

“Our time is critical, we seem to be finishing the transition to a new era (and maybe we already have), call it the “New Dark Ages”, “Hypernormal”, “Semiocapitalist”, or “Capitalist realist”, under the empire of total spectacle, we are ruled by images. […]  Art’s potential role in untangling the situation is privileged and fragile: if it can resort to fiction, it must also deal with fake news; if it can resort to a long tradition of making and understanding images, it must also deal with the emptiness of memes and social networks; if it can resort to aesthetics, it must understand the new role of images and the obligation to (self-)design. The question remains: how to engage in the production of things that could make the current state of affairs graspable, explicit, unbearable and, eventually, help lead to their overcoming?”

 

14:30 Mathilde Maillard and Flavio Rodrigo, Lets Talk about Brasil

 

WED 23rd

10:00 We meet at KANAL Centre Pompidou to have a look at the space for the upcoming Unsettled Study. Afterwards we will talk about the space and the process of the block

14:00 Bauhaus and School, Input from Moritz Frischkorn + Heike Bröckerhoff

Based on their own research for an artistic project, Heike and Moritz will give a short introduction about the Bauhaus as an art-academy. It seems as if the very idea of an art-school as a “total work of art”, based on principles of performance, inter-disciplinarity and process-orientation, where one invests oneself fully, combines technology and art, and thus manufactures a new subject for a democratic society was invented at the Bauhaus. We would like to discuss how to relate to those ideas and concepts from a contemporary point of view. 

 

THU 24th

11:00 Lilia Mestre: On Scoring, To Forge Temporary Communities

13:00 Mathilde Maillard: Outside Walk

20:00 Cine Club: Time Indefinite

 

FRI 25th

11:00 Alex Arteaga: On my Intervention in/with the Settlement

 

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RESEARCH CENTER

7 January-31 March 2019 / a.pass

CYCLE 18/19 BLOCK II CURATED BY ALEX ARTEAGA

screen-shoot from disclosing an architectural object. MUA (an essay on planes). Alex Arteaga

The a.pass Research Center is dedicated to supporting advanced artistic research and to collecting and making public methodologies of artistic research developed at a.pass. 

The block II in the cycle 18/19 is focused on two intertwined fields of inquiry: aesthetic research practices in the medium of written language and architecture understood as intervention in the emergence of environments through construction and related practices.

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end communication, event

Subtracted Seduction

1-2 February 2019 / Hectolitre

End-Communications

Hectolitre

On Friday 1 and Saturday 2 February 2019, from 18:00 to 22:00 Adrijana Gvozdenović, Pia Louwerens and Eleanor Ivory Weber present their artistic researches at the former swingers club, La Porte des Senses, today an art space called Hectolitre, to mark the end of their participation in the a.pass program.

With Subtracted Seduction, their individual researches are framed through shared concepts such as anxiety, non-consensual collaboration, authorship and institutional critique. In each of the three approaches, narratives created through these symptoms of the contemporary artist are investigated. The romantic artist is negated and the multi-faceted artist materialises as both instigator and instigated, made up of multiple voices. The three researchers engage with the complexity of being both unnameable and contained in the knowledge-network immanent to the institution. There appears Subtracted Seduction.

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event

UNSETTLED STUDY AT PERFORMATIK ’19

21-22 March 2019 / KANAL

performative research environment

kanal centre pompidou
 
Unsettled Study will invite the audience to witness and join the multitude of research processes currently hosted by the a.pass platform for artistic research.  
 
For several years a.pass platform fo artistic research has periodically engaged with a research environment called Settlement proposed and facilitated by Vladimir Miller. This project continues to ask on which spatial, performative and institutional conditions is it possible to step into and share an artist’s research process as it is happening.  
 
During Performatik 2019 “Unsettled Study” will attempt to develop the idea of the Settlement into a performative installation at KANAL which will invite the audience into the multitude of research and work processes currently hosted by a.pass. Starting from the Settlement project in January at a.pass, the researchers, curators and facilitators will embark on a process of developing architectural structures to support, represent and host their research processes. Through a series of workshops and inputs from invited guest artists the researchers will develop short performance lectures in relation to their practice. As a culmination of this three months long process this emergent collective space of study will move from apass to KANAL and open its research environment in an evening of overlapping performances and installations.

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workshop

the Lecture, the Performance

4-8 February 2019

workshop with philipp gehmacher

 

This week’s focus lies on the idea and genre of the lecture performance in the performing and visual arts. Speaking out will be looked at as a performative act of sharing thoughts and concerns about ones own research and work. The questions often arising are: Why speak out about things at all? Why not let the work speak for itself, the research be mapped out and available? Is the speaking an extra layer of added information, at times rendering the ‚shown’ and presented more informal, even personal? Whilst in fact pointing at its surrounding, as much as the institution, is there a self-referentiality involved in speaking that we cannot escape whether we speak about ourselves, our concerns or just matters seemingly ‚worldly‘ and not personal? Speaking is however also about utterance and the speech act, performative as such, in the now, whether scripted or not. Speaking points out, maps out, accompanies actions and discursifes often all at once.

All in all the lecture performance combines notions of speaking with notions of showing, doing, and demonstrating, side by side or all at once. It seems to be a format where something needs to be told, literally. All of the above however in relationship to physical actions or the presentations of any kind of materials. As much as at the lecture, the doing, mapping out, constructing and building with materials or any medial visualizations will also be looked at. What does the performance allow as a time based procedure to present and make available besides verbal utterance? The performative seems to lie as much in the words as in the objects and thoughts. We’ll find out.

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common moment, gathering, intensive

Settlement 14

7-26 January 2019 / a.pass

settlement
During the days of Jan 7th-26th 2019 a.pass will come together and host an open workspace called SETTLEMENT. In the course of these three weeks we will share our current work processes within an open collaborative workspace. We aim to create a poly-central gathering that is self-structured, self-organized and open to contributions from anyone. You are cordially invited to join this process by establishing your own space in the a.pass SETTLEMENT and sharing some of your ideas, practices or works with others. The materials and structures available at the a.pass main space will be a common resource for all who join to create whatever is needed to facilitate this process. The schedule for these three weeks will be developed on site by its participants and shared online on the a.pass website.
 

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workshop

The Choreography of Objects: Logistics vs. Entanglement

25-28 February 2019

Workshop with Moritz Frischkorn

(c) robin hinsch
 
In recent years, theoreticians both from political sciences and cultural studies have become more and more interested in the business field of logistics. Besides finance (and new logics of extraction, some authors claim), logistics seems to be one of the key notions to understand global capitalism today.
 
Today logistics considers itself the totalized management and governance of all flows of capital, labour and commodities. And more than ever, logistics is administered and steered by algorithms – auto-managed and automated, implementing a computational governance that subjects labour as much as all material resources of the globe to its regime. Fred Moten and Stefano Harney, in their essay ‘Fantasy in the Hold’, thus write: ‘The rise of logistics is rapid. Indeed, to read today in the field of logistics is to read a booming field, a conquering field. In military science and in engineering of course, but also in business studies, in management research, logistics is everywhere.
 
Logistics as choreography describes the faculty of being able to transport ‘mountains of goods’ (Maersk) just in time. The use of ‘choreography’ as marketing metaphor is then mirrored also in expert papers speaking about Supply Chain Choreographies as ways to interface diverse informational systems.
 

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block information

BLOCK 19/I UNSETTLED STUDY

7 January-31 March 2019

curated by Vladimir Miller

unsettled study
Continuing the line of inquiry from Uninvited Research, Block 19/I will again come together around the questions of mobility, logistics and gestures of moving, settling and unsettling. All who research, work and support at apass including the Research Center, the administration, the curators and production support are invited to join the process.
To initiate the building of an institution which can support study a.pass will host Settlement, a practice of being together while building the space for the individual and collective practices of research. Through a series of workshops with Philipp Gehmacher and Moritz Frischkorn and by presenting research to each other during the Half Way Days we will further develop this space into a multitude of individual research situations and scenographies. We aim to be able to move the resulting lecture performance spaces and works to KANAL Centre Pompidou Brussels and open them to the public of the Performatik Festival at the end of the block. We will perform and host this collective Unsettled Study as an intertwined complex space on two consecutive evenings. 
 
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Moten and Harney once described study in an interview in “Undercommons” as the moment of unruly togetherness before the teacher enters the classroom. Etymologically the word can be used for a process of inquiry as well as for the architectural space designated to this process within a building. In Moten and Harney study happens besides, in between, despite the institutional and curricular framework of a university and is deeply related to the unseen connectedness of the undercommons. They establish study as a valuable political tool and process within educational systems, a commoning practice which universities came to actively suppress instead of supporting it. Marginalized by the institution, study becomes the excess, the unseen extra of school. How can we undo this order and bring study back to be the common center of what we do?

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a.pass concept, recent past, research center

RESEARCH CENTER

3 September-30 November 2018

Cycle 18/19 Block I Curated by Vladimir Miller

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This September marks the beginning of the first one-year-cycle of the a.pass Research Center. After being initiated as a platform for the individual research trajectories of the a.pass Associate Researchers, starting this year the Research Center is shifting to welcoming a group of advanced researchers for a shared one-year period.

The a.pass Research Center is dedicated to supporting advanced research and to collecting and making public methodologies of artistic research developed at a.pass.

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block, recent past, study day

STUDY DAYS block 2018/III

10 September-30 November 2018

A curatorial proposal by Adva ZAkai

* Images – screen-shots from https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/89465667

PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE

This block is organized around a series of Study Days. Almost every Monday till the end of November, a.pass hosts artists, thinkers and researchers to contribute to the problematization of various issues that bring together love, art, school, improvisation and politics.

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end communication, recent past

PIECE ME BACK TOGETHER (AGAIN)

14-16 September 2018

End-Communications

The Rooster and the Bread Bag

On September 14­, 15 and 16 Leo Kay, Elen Braga, Eszter Némethi, Geert Vaes and Hoda Siahtiri come together in concepts of identity, narratives of possible futures, liquidity and participation. The five artist researchers take over Elizabeth Park for the weekend presenting an undercover carnival of experiences. All of which welcome audience into tangible relationship with the material.

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block information, recent past

apass a.pass meets SOL / School Of Love

3 September-30 November 2018 / apass

A curatorial proposition by Adva Zakai

* Images – screen-shots from https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/89465667

From Sep till Nov 2018 a.pass and School Of Love will start a flirt with each other, develop a relationship and hopefully make (produce) love.

SOL is a collective platform that was initiated some years ago*, inspired by the interest in both love and school as charged with potential to generate new politics and relations in the world. SOL is practiced through regular meetings, but follows no curriculum. Instead, it develops a spontaneous program through the presence and interest of its participants. SOL is basically an invitation to hang out. But to hang out deeply. To practice school as a place of free time – free to study things as they appear, separated from the dependency on the time and space of social order and production. And to practice love – Not the kind of love that is generated through affirmation of who we think we are, but love as an act of giving by allowing it to transform us.

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Agenda

common moment, gathering, intensive

7-26 January 2019

Location a.pass


Settlement 14




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7 January-31 March 2019

Location a.pass


RESEARCH CENTER




archive, event

25-26 January 2019

Location Kunsthal, Ghent

by OFFoff, a.pass and Domes FM
Broadcasting Radio Triton




end communication, event

1-2 February 2019

Location Hectolitre


Subtracted Seduction




event

21-22 March 2019

Location KANAL


UNSETTLED STUDY AT PERFORMATIK ’19





 call

for artistic research projects
post-master level


DEADLINE: 24/02/2019
TO START IN May 2019

SELECTION TALKS : 14 & 15/03/2019
(PLEASE KEEP THESE DAYS FREE!)

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scenography workshop

public workshops

a.pass regularly opens it doors to outsiders that are interested in the topic or in the workings of a.pass. To subscribe you just look in the menu: “public workshops“) and sign up to the event of your choice.

 


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about a.pass

A.pass is an artistic research environment that develops research on performativity and scenography, in an international artistic and educational context. The institute includes two complementary bodies that operate in parallel and in dialogue: a Post-master Program and a Research Centre.
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