A one day long choreography with an orchestra of bird whistles in public spaces in Dresden. An enactment of the Walter Marchetti piece “The Bird of Paradise. Hunting in the City” (1977).
Vilém Flusser Archive exists twice, once as a completely digital duplicate. Based on this, the authors follow the reasoning of duplicity in order to approach Flusser’s legacy.
A performance by Meg Stuart, establishing the gesture and the body as a force against the rule of law in the archive.
An interview with Senegalese storyteller Babacar Mbaye Ndaak about oral culture and archives.
The film Spaced Out in Outer Space is a poetic reflection on what Donna Haraway calls ‘Commitments to Deathlessness’. In four chapters it deals with immortality, space travel, nature as computer code, and equilibrium.
This text examines how sound can be archived on an object like a wax cylinder and how this way of archiving the intangible differs fundamentally from the approach of oral cultures, using Safi Faye’s film Fad’jal as an example.