Week 44 Master of Fine Arts Creative Arts Research: an introduction Semester 1, 2015

27.10.2015 - 10:00 to 16:00
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Week 44 Tuesday October 27
10:00 check in [Experts in team have you enrolled? Reading writing group individual reports (grounding your analysis in artworks)]

10:15 – 11.30
PechaKucha – MA2 – Melody Chua
PechaKucha – MA2 – Sercan Gundogar
PechaKucha – MA1 – Prerna Bishnoi
PechaKucha – MA1 – Taylor Edin
PechaKucha – MA1 – Nazaret Arranz
The PechaKucha exercise aim is to find and concentrate on the core of your proposed MFA project.

*Break 11.30 – 11.45 (15min)*

11.45 – 12.45
PechaKucha – MA1 – Ben Connell
PechaKucha – MA1 – Agnieszka Foltyn
PechaKucha – MA2 – Ørjan Amundsen
PechaKucha – MA2 – Stian Hatling

*Break 12.45 – 12.55 (10min)*

*12.55 - 13.45*
Reading / Writing Group 07: Thea Meinert, Reidun Synnøve Gravelsleter, Nazaret Aaranz
Topic: Lacanian theory, psychoanalytic philosophy, feminism
Irigaray, Luce This Sex Which Is Not One. Trans. Catherine Porter with Carolyn Burke. New York: Cornell University Press. 1985. p. 9-22 (The Looking Glass, from the Other Side), p 34-67 (Psychoanalytic Theory: Another Look). Available:
https://caringlabor.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/irigaray-this-sex-which-is-not-one.pdf [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Stathopoulos, Angelica, ‘Always-Already Feminine –Thinking Alternative Creations of Feminine Subjectivities with Luce Irigaray’, Feral feminisms. Issue 3. Winter. 2015. Available: http://feralfeminisms.com/always-already-feminine/ [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Braidotti, Rosi, with Judith Butler. ‘Interview. Feminism by Any Other Name’, differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 6.2/3.1994. p. 27-61. Available:
https://bagelabyss.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/butler-and-braidotti-interview-feminism-by-any-other-... [Accessed 20, September 2015].
*Discretionary Extra Readings:*
Braidotti, Rosi, Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and Sexual Difference in Contemporary Feminist Theory. 2011. New York: Columbia University Press.
Stengers, Isabelle ‘The Curse of Tolerance (Book Vii)’, Cosmopolitics II. Trans Robert Bonno. Minneapolis, London: University of Minnesota Press. 2011. P. 303-373
*Reference copy available in Library.*

*Break 13.45-14:15 (30 min)*

14:15 - 15.00
*Reading / Writing Group 06:* Rosina Ivanova Ivanova, Agnieszka Foltyn
*Topic:* DaDa – Situationism – Relational Aesthetics
Presentation 30min, followed by peer feedback & group discussion
Maloney, Meghan. ‘Before Digital: Hannah Höch and the Dada Montage’, In-Between: Journal of Digital Imaging Artists, Rochester, 2013. Available: http://www.inthein-between.com/hannah-hoch/ [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Plant, Sadie. The Most Radical Gesture: The Situationist International In A Postmodern Age. London: Routledge.1992. Available: https://1000littlehammers.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/plant__radical_gesture_si.pdf [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Debord, Guy. The Society of the Spectacle. Trans. Knabb, K. 1967. Available:
http://www.bopsecrets.org/SI/debord/ [Accessed 20, September 2015].
*Discretionary Extra Readings:*
Bartholomew, Ryan. Altermodern explained: manifesto. Altermodern: A Conversation with Nicolas Bourriaud Interviews Mar. 17, 2009. Available:
http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-features/interviews/altermodern-a-conversation-with-nicolas... [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Geczy, Adam ‘Sanitised Situationism’, Broadsheet: Contemporary Art+Culture 37:2. 2006. p.127-127. Available: http://www.cacsa.org.au//Wordpress/yoo_bigeasy_demo_package_wp/wp-content/uploads/Broadsheet/2008/37... [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Bunt, Brogan S. ‘Bourriaud and the aesthetics of electronic interaction’, Faculty of Creative Arts Wollongong University Papers. Jan. 2009. Available:
http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1261&context=creartspapers [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Hannah Höch, Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch of Germany, collage, mixed media, 1919-1920. Available:
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/wwI-dada/dada1/v/hannah-h-ch-cut-with-the-kitchen-kn... [Accessed 20, September 2015].

*Break 15.00-15 10 (10 min)*

*15.10 – 16.00*
*Reading / Writing Group 05* Susanna Barlow, Hilde Pytkowski, Sandra Burek
Topic: New Materialism - Bio Poetics
Presentation 30min, followed by peer feedback & group discussion
Stengers, Isabelle ‘The Curse of Tolerance (Book Vii)’, Cosmopolitics II. Trans Robert Bonno. Minneapolis, London: University of Minnesota Press. 2011. P. 303-373
Reference copy available in Library.
Braidotti, Rosi and Vermeulen, Timotheus. Borrowed Energy Published on 12/08/14. Available: http://www.frieze.com/issue/print_article/borrowed-energy/ [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Latour, Bruno ‘Stengers’ shibboleth’ foreword, Isabelle Stengers, Power and Invention, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.1997. Available:
http://www.bruno-latour.fr/sites/default/files/P-70%20Stengers-foreword.pdf [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Stengers, Isabelle ‘Reclaiming Animism’, Animism: Modernity through the Looking Glass, ed. by Anselm Franke and Sabine Folie, Berlin: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig / Vienna: Generali Foundation, 2011. Available: http://worker01.e-flux.com/pdf/article_8955850.pdf [Accessed 20, September 2015].
*Discretionary Extra readings:*
Weber, Andreas. ‘Life-as-Meaning: Biopoetics as Paradigm for Living Relationships’, Enlivenment: Towards a Fundamental Shift in the Concepts of Nature, Culture, and Politics 2013. p. 29-35. Available: https://www.boell.de/sites/default/files/enlivenment_v01.pdf [Accessed 20, September 2015].
Cooke, Brett. ‘Literary Biopoetics: An Introduction’, Interdisciplinary literary studies 2.2 2001: 1-8. Penn State Altoona. 26 Sep 2015. Available: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41209069 [Accessed 20, September 2015].

*ArtWorks:*(by way of topic)
Latai Funaki Taumoepeau is creating some very powerful performance works about the impact of climate change on coastal and island communities. http://www.mca.com.au/events/i-land-x-isle-latai-taumoepeau/

[Image: Core Litany, Photo: Nancy Mauro-Flude, from event 'Earth Code | Core Litany': Planetary Computing shifting the site of execution to the earth substrate.
Plimsoll Gallery, A twelve-hour ritual in 3 acts, 28 August 2015 http://sister0.org/?earthlitany/]

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