can you resend the link please?
For some reason I am having trouble picking it up.
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Sent: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 02:26:09 -0400
From: "Taylor, Steven S." <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: publishing sampled aacorn conversations ?
> It seems okay to me to publish this.
> I have a hard time having an intellectual reaction to reading it. I liked
> it and enjoyed having the words wash over me as I read it. I think I would
> enjoy hearing it more than I enjoyed reading it.
> - Steve
> On 6/16/08 10:40 AM, "philippe mairesse" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I am not that contributing, but the wikispace triggered me.
> > As am currently "writing collectively", together with two aacorners and
> > friends, Henrik Schrat and Marko Stamenkovic, an essay for the catalogue of a
> > show about art and economy in Rennes (France), I thought it could be a good
> > place to try something and test our wiki potentialities to produce texts of
> > another kind.
> > At the heart of fruitful dialogue is the common creativity, involving
> > appropriation and interpretation od others' ideas and words (this is
> > materialised in our wikispace through the Creative Commons License).
> > The outcome of such text editing, borrowing, sampling, rearranging, betraying
> > and adapting could be a robbery or a joke. It could also lead to a different
> > kind of text production. Inserted within ordinary text productions, these
> > different textualities can possibly open a new space for reflection in which
> > the thinking sharing process is as important as the result. The risk of such
> > shared production is to produce weak theories, na´ves reactions to first sight
> > observations, or obssessive spirals around self appearing themes which no one
> > personnally decided to explore. It nevertheless challenges the traditionnal
> > powership of the author, the One striving at gathering disseminated
> > observations and ideas in a meaningful single voiced speech. And it could be
> > worth broadcasting such text experiments to a wider and traditionnal
> > writing-reading audience...
> > So I come here with two major questions/informations:
> > 1)
> > I immersed myself into my two years archieves of aacorn mails, and drew out
> > of this huge discourse some meaningful re-constructed speech about art and
> > businness. I sampled, assembled, edited, copied and pasted a lot, to get kind
> > of a "text" that tells something...in my opinion.
> > I uploaded today this "collective personal text" on our aacorn wikispace ,
> > section "Sandbox", theme "Artful Conversations". see
> > http://aacorn.wikispaces.com/Artful+Conversation
> > I wish you come and have a look, and react.
> > 2)
> > What about publishing this within a book? the book is the catalogue of the
> > above mentionned art show dealing with art and economy, more specifically
> > about values. (see www.lesateliersderennes.org
> > <http://www.lesateliersderennes.org> ).
> > I here ask for your collective authorization for publishing this "text" (with
> > all your possible editing, and possibly shorten a bit depending on the
> > available space), under the collective author name "Aacorn network" and
> > connected to the wikispace address. The title has to be decided.
> > I will use for this purpose some of the place dedicated to an essay by Acces
> > Local in the catalogue.
> > I really think we have to enter "real" life of writers and publishers and
> > propagate our ideas. I propose this as a first experiment which aims at being
> > followed by many....
> > and I am looking forward to receiving your approvals better than refusals
> > ;-))))
> > The text if to be published has to be delivered by end of June.
> > Philippe Mairesse
> > www.acces-local.com <http://www.acces-local.com>
> > www.patrickmathieuconseil.com <http://www.patrickmathieuconseil.com>
> > Details about the show:
> > It was held in France between may 16 and July 20, 2008, and the catalogue is
> > conceived of as a gathering of art pages and essays. I, together with the
> > group Acces Local, participated in the show. We invited Henrik Schrat and
> > Marko Stamenkovic to give lectures and participate to discussions and
> > writings. A theater director Olivier Maurin was invited to create a
> > performance around recordings of business discussions held around the special
> > discussion table called "Simulation" that some of you saw at work on oslo Art
> > of Mangment conference. The performances will happen between June 24 and 28 in
> > Rennes.
> > www.lesateliersderennes.orgI <http://www.lesateliersderennes.orgi/>
> Steven S. Taylor, PhD
> Associate Professor
> Worcester Polytechnic Institute
> Department of Management
> 100 Institute Rd
> Worcester, MA 01609
> +1 508-831-5557
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