Forest School writing: What did I think this was going to be, the revolution? / A review of the Free/Libre Arts Unconference and TropicalBurn / The difference between me and a free person

Permalink / Latest version: https://allonan.com/2019/07/15/forestschoolwriting/ 16 July, 2019 You either trust in a fully participatory format or you don't. / On the academy as capitalist enclosure. / On the significance of deconstructing patterns of gathering and working that leave out the common good, in order to come together anew. / On the political continuity between… Continue reading Forest School writing: What did I think this was going to be, the revolution? / A review of the Free/Libre Arts Unconference and TropicalBurn / The difference between me and a free person

Ixodos at A Casa Lar

reaphrodite.org/acasalar Here is collected information about A Casa Lar. I'm working to set up free/libre software infrastructure for A Casa Lar by Saturday-Sunday 29-30 June 2019, open days to which you are invited to participate. **A Casa Lar / The Home Houseis an artist space in the Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro, managed by… Continue reading Ixodos at A Casa Lar

enamoured with gmcfosho’s meta-confrontational political exorcisms: youtube-lofi(?) animation-SWAG hip-hop-killing anonymous video art doesn’t need this text, but here it is anyway SPLASH

These are the early stages of an online crush; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frDamZjCbkI of single-mindedly consuming someone's work in awe, in this case, of their mastery in designing online presence, the way they create an arena and then perform subtle subversions within it, with perfectly self-reflective / powerful politics that sync their visual style with their take on… Continue reading enamoured with gmcfosho’s meta-confrontational political exorcisms: youtube-lofi(?) animation-SWAG hip-hop-killing anonymous video art doesn’t need this text, but here it is anyway SPLASH

love for Nurtane: “Jaded historian of Makarios’ memory across media also thinks this is quite interesting for Pafos17” [draft]

OR “This is (the other) Aphrodite's fault”: Resolving the Dawn and the Sunset Issue (2017) Coming from a great interest in controversy, especially when it has to do with political memory, or the discursive overlap of politics and aesthetics, I conclude that the danger here isn't one of censorship. The issue is the idea that… Continue reading love for Nurtane: “Jaded historian of Makarios’ memory across media also thinks this is quite interesting for Pafos17” [draft]

on Kyriaki Costas’s waterways

7/4/2015 Writing while the project is still in development, I wonder how Kyriaki's work on water might develop in exhibition-format. That is, I wonder how what I understand as a thoroughly rhizomatic project will be set-up and crystallised into a series of artworks and / or an edited volume - a process of institutional distillation… Continue reading on Kyriaki Costas’s waterways