o dear i know that i typed break not beak
that's a response too Patrick . .
On Mar 14, 2012, at 5:25 PM, cris cheek wrote:
> Hi Patrick,
> say what you think it might mean or beak it down into its component units and looks them up and make your own judgement ;=)
> hehe although i could almost take your question as a contribution . . i ask the same question
> that's the point:D
> On Mar 14, 2012, at 5:18 PM, Patrick McManus wrote:
>> Dear All
>> 'Remediating the Social' could someone tell me what this means?- (in nice
>> little words) so what actually is the subject???
>> 'Elmcip ' appears to be about electronic literature (googled!
>> Cheers Patrick -out of touch prewar survivor struggling here!!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Poetryetc: poetry and poetics [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
>> Behalf Of cris cheek
>> Sent: 14 March 2012 19:18
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>> Subject: soliciting contributions : remediating the social (please circulate
>> I have a hystory of making work out of materials sourced from multiple
>> During the past three years I have been performing live texts using
>> projected text-image sequences as a springboard for interdisciplinary
>> improvised performance. In essence these are lo-fi pieces that combine
>> various approaches to textual enactment and reenactment through
>> interpretation, tonal semantics, commentary, extended vocalization, song . .
>> . somewhat exploring the borderlands between a lecture, a paper, a talk, a
>> poem and a graphic score. Those who have witnessed any of this work will
>> also know that i do not stand to one side of the projections but stand in
>> them, and that i incrementally incorporate documentation into each
>> successive version, to the extent that i do what the fabulous photographer
>> Jo Spence urged; i put myself in the picture. The writing gets all over my
>> body. The resultant highly embodied work gradually includes interventions by
>> others and the status of variant documentation of the work being made
>> becomes part of the emergent and ongoing text.
>> I am making a piece of work for the ELMCIP conference Remediating the Social
>> and i need your help to make it. My title is remediating the social and I
>> want the perspectives presented by the piece, as i explore what remediating
>> the social might mean, to be as radically inclusive as possible. Hence I am
>> seeking massively multiple contributions of material.
>> I will credit everybody who participates, in every instantiation of the work
>> produced (i hope in the end to include aspects of this piece in an
>> electronic book too). Something approximating this call for contributions
>> will accompany every version of the work, listing all those who contributed
>> to its making (unless people self-identify as wishing not to be listed).
>> Here's how you can help (please feel free to contribute one or the other or
>> 1. email me an image (a sourced photo or a photo you take, or a drawing you
>> make or an animated gif you assemble . .) that says something (for you)
>> about the concept and or your understanding of the meaning and
>> interpretation and/or experience of remediation
>> 2. tweet me @friedpudding (if you have a twitter account and if you do not
>> have a twitter account then email me a short text (no more than 140
>> characters)) offering your thoughts on / critiques of / aspirations for . .
>> . the social
>> - IF you have more to say than can be constrained by 140 characters then
>> please send me a sequence of texts and i will deal with them in those units
>> N.B. I am circulating this invitation widely and it is expected that many
>> contributions will be critical . . do not be concerned about being critical,
>> jaded, cynical, silly, obstructive . . . DO use multiple languages and
>> languages other than English if you so wish . .
>> Deadline: March 31st. I hope to begin making the work during April and will
>> continue during the summer. I might circulate a second call, but i'm hoping
>> that I can get enough contributions to begin to work with asap.
>> I will subsequently work with whatever materials i receive to develop a live
>> presentation for the conference in Glasgow. I will be sharing this as work
>> in progress at the UCF ELMCIP seminar - Arnolfini Bristol, on Friday May 4
>> and show the work at the Edinburgh College of Art, October 31 - November 2,
>> THANK YOU so much, in advance
>> hugely looking forwards,
>> *apologies for cross-posting=