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Musical Performance and the ‘Death Drive’

http://www.interferencejournal.com/articles/an-ear-alone-is-not-a-being/musical-performance-and-the-death-drive

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Vito Acconci Audio Databank, MACBA 2005

http://macba.cat/media/acconci/audiodatabank/ [From website:] In the context of the exhibition by Vito Acconci, MACBA presented a database that contains more than thirteen hours of sound works, many of them previously unseen, re-mixed for this occasion. Here we present a selection of … Continue reading

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ICA Vito Acconci [Move from Poetry to Art]

http://www.ica.org.uk/Vito%20Acconci+20566.twl idea that Accocni was more interested in syntax as a positional force than the meaning it gave words … ‘the arrangement of words superceded their meaning’

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Sounds of Poetry: Contemporary American Performance Poets By Martina Pfeiler

http://books.google.com.au/books?id=mBamJ4XSresC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false This book looks like it covers some interesting territory in terms of oral and performance poetry. Includes discussions of Acconci’s and Anderson’s work. Reference to stuttering as an aesthetic, compositional device in spoken word. Reference to repetition as something … Continue reading

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The vocal performance art scene

http://www.toneaase.no/researchproject/1-introduction/1-5-background-and-context/1-5-4-the-vocal-performance-art-scene/

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Vito Acconci, ‘Theme Song’, 1973

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAf6zKRb1wI&feature=related As mentioned in the excerpt under the video, Acconci figures a relation between ‘I’ and ‘you’. This relation is illusory. Acconci is singing and talking to himself. He is uncomfortably close to the video in a way that effects … Continue reading

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Bruce Nauman, ‘Raw Materials’, Tate Modern, 2004-5

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Ann Hamilton, ‘Phora’, 2005

http://www.annhamiltonstudio.com/projects/phora.html

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NZ talk resources

William S. Burroughs: http://www.ubu.com/sound/burroughs.html Antonin Artaud: http://www.ubu.com/sound/artaud.html Hugo Ball: http://www.ubu.com/sound/ball.html Julianne Swartz [Body 2007]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOxJmgzuSU0 Julianne Swartz [Open 2007]: http://www.julianneswartz.com/work_archive/open/open.html Philipsz [The Lost Reflection 2011 #1]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5WnVFEajEc&feature=youtu.be Philipsz [The Lost Reflection 2011 #2]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdBcl17GAVc&feature=youtu.be Power Point PDF file: http://vocalicspaces.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/AAANZ-presentation.pdf

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Julianne Swartz on ‘Terrain’ 2008

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRcXDdJ0XGI&feature=related

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