Vagabondage Nocturne, 2008 © Anderwald + Grond
© Anderwald + Grond
Lecture Performance by Robert Prosser at Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
– See also Dizzy on Stage. Trance in Anthroplogy and Practice.
Presentation of the artistic research COMP(H)OST initiated by Marianna Vecellio, curator, with contributions by Leonardo Caffo. Moderation: Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond (HASENHERZ sessions)
I’ve heard surviving pilots tell, that free fall triggers a feeling of confusion between the self and the aircraft. While falling, people may sense themselves as being things, while things may sense that they are people.
It is fear – not anxiety – that makes me dizzy these days.
We differentiated the word sense into three transversal fields to define dizziness: sensory input (stands for the corporeal aspect of dizziness), emotion (the emotional spectrum of dizziness), and meaning. Along these three transversal fields of sense, we will discuss the phenomenon and concept of dizziness, bringing together different disciplinary viewpoints and connections to verticality.
"Everything is in relation to everything" - Glimpses on a meeting
Confronting the cinematic image is always associated with a certain loss of control. The avantgarde could not have made this relation more explicit. What makes our heads spin and what state of mind is vertigo?