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Talking Whiteboards – August sessions (post #4)

Two sessions were added in August. Video excerpts are posted as they become available. Day 1 Irina Botea skyped in from Romania. She used the Critique Template to speak about film making and collaboration, and then discussed The Braid . We didn’t

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Talking Whiteboards – week 3

As the last full week of this project concluded, 39 artists and arts administrators had joined me in my studio. (One or two August dates are being scheduled for those who were away or had conflicts.) Many thanks go to all participants,

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Talking Whiteboards – week 2

This was a 4 day week, marked by long, in-depth conversations across multiple boards, and very exciting, free form uses of the Hairy Blob. By request, here are the diagrams: Video excerpts are posted as they become available. Day 1 Rebecca George,

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Talking Whiteboards – week 1

For three weeks, I am inviting visitors to my studio, to talk out loud what any one (or several) of seven diagrams  inspire them to consider. I am posting this at the end of the first week. The diagrams are presented

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The Braid v.2

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Performativity – focus on practice

This week’s reading: Karen Barad’s “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter” Excerpt: “The point is not merely that there are important material factors in addition to discursive ones; rather, the issue is the conjoined material-discursive

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How artists work: The Braid

My understanding is that artist’s workflows – making, mediating and managing – are tightly embraided and cannot be observed in isolation from each other. This is complicated by the fact that each strand of the braid is embedded in a

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