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!!
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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=