Der Roman >>M.<< erscheint 2019 bei Matthes & Seitz Berlin in gemeinsamer Autorenschaft mit Anna Gien.
*Das Protokoll einer Ermächtigung des eigenen Körpers, des eigenen Begehrenens und das der anderen. Zugleich ein Bericht über das Ausbeutungsgefüge im Kunstbetrieb – in einer Sprache, die schonungslos die Entwicklung der Erzählerin von einer zynischen Beobachterin zur strippenziehenden Regisseurin bis hin zur illusionsfreien Romantikerin vollzieht.
Superposition. curates events in different venues, galleries and clubs to create a new perception of music as a immaterial form of art.
Marlene Stark live Dj excerpt – Club Cosmic @ Sameheads 25.08.18
Abstraction as a hyper material enables a meta existence of motion, CORE REMISSION will
unpack this notion through the mediums of painting and techno.
Abstraction modulates reality, yet to enact it collectively it requires a physical field. The architecture of clubs and galleries often offer this territory. A public cube is always a place of latent potentials: near visibility, against almost constraint. One could liken these sites of collectivity, i.e. the club, the gallery, the cinema to voluntary prison cells for those seeking a moment of abstract hyper density outside of their constructed reality.
YOLO often comes to mind when I think of abstraction. Thousands of novel or risky acts becoming reduced to a universal (un)unique after sound: YOLO. This neo-word, YOLO is both coltish and euphoric, as is any scene slang. The word seems to have hijacked both yellow and hello, mashing them into a hyper density gesture. A bold linguistic action. It renders both a moment of adrenaline and resignation into a cute contemporary cipher. The act requires a desire to become YOLO. Desire must bleed between life and the abstract. Knotting into turbulence, ruptures, and autonomous functioning cells to be able to exist.
We can at this point likened desire to a scripted life scenario and abstraction as the overlay of all possible realities of the plot. Eventually, the script will turn into clandestine gossip, and we all know gossip is more stimulating than life.
An exhibition or set list by its very nature is temporary and queer, much like gossip thus it remains a functional proposition. Be it a colour field or a re-verb the process of abstraction is ultimately an extension of the customary room with a view, a suicide of the now, a stage-death that just stood up for the encore.
text by penny rafferty