© Laura Brechmann
Zentrum Fokus ForschungRustenschacherallee 2-41020 Vienna
— See also Fairground Ride Dizziness-Choir.
— See also Fairground Ride Dizziness-Choir: Language Arts Texts.
‘Dizziness’ implies notions of physical and emotional disequilibrium, staggering, confusion, uncertainty, and turmoil. This article discusses dizziness as a possible resource for creativity including the concept of the ‘compossible space’.
An exploration of queering as a practice within dizziness, carried out mainly by asking questions like: Can queering put the power system of heteropatriarchy in a state of dizziness? Are queer bodies dizzier than others?
We use the term coalescence to describe a moment where a multitude of actors come together, act together, and merge into a collective movement, body, or unit. The resulting situation is a shared but divergent somatic, spatial and cognitive experience of togetherness that is experienced as fertile and generative by all or most of the collective.
How can we navigate together through states of destabilising dizziness? Can the loss of orientation provide creative momentum?
'Nothing Personal' is a video that present two simultaneous views: one turning into the artist’s studio, and the other looking out from the studio to the corridor and entrance hall leading into it. The video opens with the artist lying on a bed in the middle of the studio, weakly calling the emergency medical service.
Research is about the transformation of our understanding.