The text-slides are now in their penultimate form – the final letters will be added to create the slogan from the conversation with Matt Fratson on Day 1. Points of thought include: – How much do they distill that conversation? – How much space do they take up? – The portable nature of these works.
The slides have returned from Joel Hague – the image-slides are really coming together. This is the halfway point of the project with x4 more exchanges to go.
The slogans continue to build. A text-slide and image-slide have been combined – see Text Slide 3.3. A lot more experimentation needs to be done with Text Slide 4.3.
The slides have returned from Joel Hague – including x4 image slides that were started by Joel. The package included a new plastic file to hold the slides, a postcard with a note, and an invitation to place an image – a chair, a bed, and a headless figure – onto a slide. The image… Continue reading MISSIVES #1.2
The first text slides sent to Joel Hague – alongside x4 blank slides to start. The same number of letters will be added each exchange to build up the text – slowly revealing the slogan.
To mark the anniversary of Tangier – Madrid Suitcase – The Aimless Archive will engage in extended, durational performances. These will help to document the conversations that took place during the week-long performance and draw-in new collaborations. MISSIVES #1 will begin 25 October 2022 – a year to the day that Tangier – Madrid Suitcase… Continue reading MISSIVES Beginning…
During Tangier – Madrid Suitcase*, I began reading Andre Gide & His Journal, an essay by Roland Barthes. I had a typewriter on the floor and I began to select sections and respond to the text in a loose and free-flowing way. The responses diminish to no response as my attention was taken elsewhere. This… Continue reading Small Response to RB / AG