By Matthew Goulish
'A sequence of injuries has introduced you this book.
You might imagine of it now not as a e-book, yet as a library, an elevator, an novice functionality in a close-by theatre.
Open it to the desk of contents.
flip to the web page that sounds the main attention-grabbing to you.
Read a sentence or two.
Repeat the process.
learn this publication as an artistic act, and think encouraged.'
39 Microlectures: In Proximity of Performance is a suite of miniature tales, parables, musings and thinkpieces at the nature of studying, writing, artwork, collaboration, functionality, existence, loss of life, the universe and every little thing. it's a distinctive and relocating rfile for our instances, packed with interest and beauty, thoughtfulness and pain.
Matthew Goulish, founder member of functionality crew Goat Island, meditates on those and different diversified subject matters, proving, alongside the best way, that the bounds among poetry and feedback, and among creativity and concept, are much much less mounted than they might look. The ebook is revelatory, solemn but from time to time hilarious, and certainly written to encourage - or even impress - creativity and notion
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In this way, one 7 could say, “I am always waking up. I am always getting out of bed. Every time it’s 8 different. ” 9 40 41111 1 . 5 M U LT I P L I C I T Y 38 39 microlectures repetition Example No. 3 This reminds me of one of the Tales of the Hasidim as retold by Martin Buber. A man moved to a room in a house in a new city. On his ﬁrst night, he heard wedding music and the sounds of celebration from the house next door. ” He made this assumption because it was the custom in the small town he had come from, for the wedding to take place in the house of the bride’s family.
No. Should it be Eiffel Tower? ’ And then everyone knows Eiffel Tower it is, 30 but we don’t know why, and we go on, and it is right. 3 THE CEREMONY 4 Performance, culture, and pedagogy, the three words that deﬁne this symposium, are 5 three concepts into which we must ﬁnd our own personal avenues. If we travel into 6 any one of them far enough, I believe we will also ﬁnd the other two. 7 8 Start with the biggest dictionary in the library. This is what I tell my essay-writing 9 students. Then, if you reach the deﬁnition, you’ve gone too far.
The rest of the time I could only see the blank lighted stage. I heard a child’s voice speaking French, and turned around. Basil, the six-year-old son of the festival director, had arrived with a friend. Basil had been talking to me in French all week, not seeming to care that I didn’t understand. I picked him up so he could see through the hole. Then the friend said something in French, so I put Basil down and picked up the friend. I held the child up to the hole. I didn’t know him or speak his language.
39 microlectures : in proximity of performance by Matthew Goulish