We-----------ll I don't think it's about cooking -but??????????????????
I guess it might have something to do with the new media and our social
lives??? I remember before when in our cave some idiots obviously! tried
to introduce sound communication as speech -you never heard such a
racket!!-I stuck to painting on my cave wall something you could rely on
(although had a near miss with a sabre tooth tiger still scarred on left
P in the wilderness
From: Poetryetc: poetry and poetics [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of cris cheek
Sent: 14 March 2012 21:26
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Subject: Re: soliciting contributions : remediating the social (please
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
> 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
> 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
> 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
> 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, 2012.
> THANK YOU so much, in advance
> hugely looking forwards,
> *apologies for cross-posting=