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Psychedelic experiences - what remains?
– See also Joachim Koester, Conversation 1
The Greek word peirar means “end, limit” and peras means “end, limit, boundary”. The word a-peiron is the negation of these meanings. In Hesiod and other classical Greek texts peras mainly describes the end of the known world.
The German expression Taumel derives from the Low German word düsig, dusel (to be dizzy) and is related to the German term Tor (fool), and the Indo-European dhwes (to breathe smoke).
The theory of the compossible space is set into action in the artistic practice ‘HASENHERZ or the Pleasures of the Moving Image and Word’. ‘HASENHERZ’ is both a work of art and an instrument for examining artworks.
The workshop will shed new light on disorientation and on how film artists throughout history use (optical) disorientation and confusion as a paradigm in their work. What can be gained by losing one’s grip, by simply letting go? What pictures arise with dizziness?
"DizzyMess" is a 4-channel immersive soundscape and video installation which will be shown at the upcoming FUSO video-art festival in Lisbon.
The series focuses, in feature films and short films or with video and performance, on future concepts beyond apocalyptic catastrophes or technical utopias that develop positive action patterns of social and economic coexistence.