A conversation on compulsive archiving in relation to a private archive of press photography on Liberia.
The audio map “biography of kecak” is an attempt to decrease this discrepancy between the singularity of archival knowledge and the multiplicity of individual realiities – using the sonic as its material.
Accumulation and multiplication of images is an accumulation of the hidden histories behind them. How do we recover these invisible histories?
This workshop addressed archives as related to overlapping sites of nature/culture, climate change, deep time, and the built environment. The following texts and visual materials offer insight into individual participants’ research on
This Academy workshop addressed archives as related to overlapping sites of nature/culture, climate change, deep time, and the built environment. The texts and visual materials include an introduction to the workshop’s components and sites.
An open-source, collaborative diary for creating archival alliances. We identify “commoning the archive” as a disobedient, decolonized, autonomous, subversive, and rogue practice. Hereby, we can approach it as a collective mnemonic practice.
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.
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.