E-mail interview with Brian Holmes
Or: Why smash the state when your neighborhood theme park is so much closer? A text by Brian Holmes
Jacques RanciÃ¨re interviewed by Solange GuÃ©noun and James H. Kavanagh. UniversitÃ© de Paris-VIII, University of Connecticut, interview conducted April 18, 1999, translated by Roxanne Lapidus.
Cultural production in the age of global capital influences the performance field in such complex ways that it is difficult to distinguish critical and experimentalÂ work, or what would be the politicality of contemporary performative strategies particularly outside the isolated contexts of art institutions. Perhaps it is not the questions themselves, but the manner in which they are posed in performance practice today that has become problematic, obsolete or boring.
The video files of the lectures by Slavoj Zizek and Antonio Negri during the Theaterformen festival are available online. In order to download the footage you need to save the torrents for Negri (italian/german) and Zizek (english).
IVAN TALIJANCIC is a multidisciplinary artist with the primary focus on directing and choreography, visual and graphic design and film/video. Ivan received his Bachelorâ€™s degree from the University of California, San Diego with the Jacob Bronowski award as the most outstanding graduate of the Department of Theatre and Dance. He subsequently completed his Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing at Columbia University in New York City.
"Self Interview" is a performance set up to reflect on some critics and questions produced during and after the project "E.XT.E.N.S.I.O.N.S.#1". It was conceived as a kind of introduction to other projects presented in the frame work of the evenings titled "E.X.T.E.N.S.I.O.N.S#2.7" in Berlin at the Podewil on the 7th, 9th & 10th of December 2000.
Here is the second draft for Project by WochenKlausur from March 2004: An intervention to involve more tenants into Tenantspin. The project is designed for the Liverpool-Biennial 2004
A statement on arts and politics found at the homepage of Wochenklausur, a project initiated by Wolfgang Zinggl.
Here is a very good introduction by Paul Hegarty to the discussion on the polemics of Noise and Japanese Noise culture in particular as an (anti) global music: