The other night I woke up from sleep thinking “I took a class in creative writing and since then I haven’t written a thing.” Not entirely true but whatever writing there has been since then it has been marginal. The class took the passion out of writing and I come from the bottom.
Contemporary art [noun]. Screenshots, photos, written and video documentation [of art, happening someplace missed]. Sometimes referred to as archival art or the remains of art.
In 1982, Jauss proposed the term geniessen in his Aesthetic Experience and Literary Hermeneutics to identify aesthetic pleasure. It was a reaction against Adorno’s “aesthetics of negativity,” which he rejected as “aesthetic purism,” as well as against the Barthesian pleasures of the text which, in Jauss’ words, is the “French counterpart to Adorno’s aesthetics in certain aspects” (29).
Mask Music Body is a text that has undergone numerous twists and turns, rewritings, redesigns, reshuffles on a seven year long journey during which visions changed and perceptions altered - continuously. Has it turned into its bare bones; the bare bones that turn words into flesh?
Releasing the essay Speaking From the Other
Speaking From the Other is an essay that is now available on Apple Books and other stores.Read an excerpt for free here!
About the site
freewheelin.nu is a site where e-lit, installations, digital art, blogs and other texts are linked in a hyperdimensional space of underpasses, highways, rivers, bridges, tunnels that intersect in the art project Plastic Spaces whenever possible.
And there is more. Image music text and technology intertwined in digital art and textual [dis]pleasures - in the erratic vibrancy, evanescence and intangibility of the text/work - that interfaces with the erotic body [electrified].