Art is not about Communication
Friction Research Part III
Third issue of 'Friction Research', a series of collective
investigations on contemporary arts & media practices.
'Investigating Ruptures in the Art Political Grid', Nictoglobe, Volume 12 Issue 3, Amsterdam The Netherlands (2008).
'Creative Resistance: New Media as Soft Arms', Nictoglobe, Volume 11 Issue 2, Amsterdam The Netherlands(2007).
Below our open call from November 30 2009
Focus, Belief, Communication, Course, Comprehension, Art, Effect, Art, Direction, Direction(s), Network, Art, Vector, Side, Side, Main, Interpretation, Error, Many, Professional, Field, Art, Senses, Thumb, Critic, Few, World, Speech, Extreme, Notion, Ourselves, This, World, Push, Foreground, Curator, Metrosexual, Power, Relation, Accumulation, Item, Fetish, Replacement, Lust, Contact, Capital, Distinction, Use, Exchange, Labyrinth, Housing, Global, Warning, Transportation, Education, Sex, Healthcare, Political, Agenda, Value, Object, Control, Prison, CCTV, Market, Non-Smoking Area, Public, Everybody, Part, Communication, World, Facebook, Twitter, About, Their, Spaces, Google, Anxious, Need, Each, Other, Labour, Stop, Thinking, Leisure, Subject, System, Aesthetics, Teleologics.
To problematize, To invent, To economize, To force, To capitalize, To inject, To reject, To subject, To object, To maintain, To remain, To insult, To consult, To solve, To dissolve, To involve, To revolve To explode, To implode, To radiate, To broadcast, To send, To conceive, To retrieve, To conspire, To subvert, To invert, To absolve, To gain, To loose, To drain, To drink, To drown, To stop, To communicate, To mutate, To correspond, To eject, To rule, To eradicate.
Mistaken, Contrary, Singular, Local, Contemporary, Public, (Psycho), Patho-Sociological, Drenched, Oversaturated, Urban, Senseless, Speechless, Worshipped, Rural, Blurred, Private, Communicative, Global, Lucid, Kind, Nice, Rough, Mild, Less, Manifold, Plural, Focal.
Derrida, Foucault, Brecht, Lacan, Freud, Deleuze, Bourriaud, Houellebeq, Lovecraft, Poe, Borges, Alzheimer, Husserl, Heidegger, Marx, Hobbe, Spinoza, Sloterdijk, Hegel, Kranz, Benjamin, Plotinus.
The following individuals and collectives have contributed to our call for submissions:
Art is not about Communication, Lawrence Upton 2009 - UK
Participation as Kitsch, Henry Jones 2010 - USA
Jacques Derrida and the Politics of Architecture, Francesco Vitale 2009 - IT
Essay Generator, judsoN ^R+ 2010 - USA
Skin, Biying Zhang 2010 - USA
Grenze, Patrick Fontana et al. 2009 - FR
204_NO_CONTENT, Darko Fritz 2007 - > NL/CRO