“Art Post-Internet” was an exhibition curated by Karen Archey and Robin Peckham for the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing in spring 2014. This is the specially designed pdf catalogue whose with the front page is created each time with the IP and quite approximated location of the user. It includes tentatively definition of “post-internet” by Cory Arcangel, Simon Denny, and Bunny Rogers, art critics Ben Davis and Paddy Johnson, academics Mark Tribe and Esther Choi, and museum professionals Christiane Paul, Raffael Dörig, Jamillah James, Ben Vickers, Omar Kholeif and Gene McHugh.
CD – Touch
An early version of “An Ark For The Listener” was performed by Philip Jeck at Kings Place in London in February 2010: an aesthetic sound composition heavily inspired by verse 33 of “The Wreck of the Deutschland”, a 1923 poem composed by Gerard Manley Hopkins in memory of five Franciscan nuns who were exiled as a result of the Falk laws and died by drowning in 1875. The suggestion – full of obscure but compassionate unions, expanded according to a weaving poetic, infused with a melodic lo-fi – is still that of a “hospitalization” of our auditory abilities and sensitivities. The “setting” is emotionally enriched with complex cultural references. The sound is organized in dystopian environmental sequences and soundscapes, finally arranged – in this release by Touch – by re-formulating the entire work in the studio and adding some of the parts related to the original live performance. Overlapping each other, the multifarious textures are dense, elegiac and reactive with reverbs and tone contaminations, in a shifting and loving agglomeration that envelops us in a choral, peaceful way.