Spatz, Ben. "Embodiment as First Affordance: Tinkering, Tuning, Tracking." Performance Philosophy, vol. 2, no. 2, 2017, pp. 257-71, doi:https://doi.org/10.21476/PP.2017.2261 ISSN 2057-7176. Accessed 6 Feb. 2017. To remember: Thomas Csordas wrote ... ‘consistent methodological perspective that encourages reanalyses of existing data and suggests new questions for empirical research’ (1990, 5) (257). Summarizing Marcel Mauss, Csordas indicates … Continue reading Spatz, Ben. “Embodiment as First Affordance: Tinkering, Tuning, and Tracking”
Back, Les. "Live sociology: social research and its futures." Live Methods, edited by Les Black and Nirmal Puwar, Malden, Blackwell Publishing, 2012, pp. 18-39. Abstract: The article draws on recent debates about empirical sociology's methodological crisis that results from the emergence of sophisticated information-based capitalism and digital culture. Researchers face the challenge of "newly coordinated … Continue reading Back, Les. “Live sociology: social research and its futures.”
Back, Les, and Nirmal Puwar. "A manifesto for live methods: provocations and capacities." Live Methods, edited by Les Black and Nirmal Puwar, Malden, Blackwell Publishing, 2012, pp. 6-17. Abstract: In this manifesto for live methods the key arrangements of the volume are summarized in eleven propositions. We offer eleven provocations to highlight potential new capacities for … Continue reading Back, Les, and Nirmal Puwar. “A manifesto for live methods: provocations and capacities.”
today my daughter and i participated in an origami workshop in one of our favorite art-ing spaces. it was an über peaceful way to spend a saturday. the instructor was patient and kind as he walked us through bunny, mouse, crane, dragon, heart. still in a reflective spirit in this first week of a new year, i … Continue reading smash.
in presenting to a classroom filled with artists today, a preface: this is not fine art, it is fun art. there is a marked line between arts | crafts. a line that i crossed when i pulled out the party beads, caution tape, dyed feathers, pipe cleaners, hot glue gun. according to my research partner, … Continue reading queers in their natural habitat
Plato. "Phaedrus." The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present. Ed. Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg. 2nd ed. Boston & New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001. 138-68. Print. mentions of art [techne]: S: And it is worthwhile to adduce also the fact that those men of old who invented names thought that madness was … Continue reading techne [art] in plato’s phaedrus
Back, Les, and Nirmal Puwal. "A manifesto for live methods: provocations and capacities." The Sociological Review (2012): 6-17. Print. Abstract [from article]: In this manifesto for live methods the key arguments of the volume are summarized in eleven propositions. We offer eleven provocations to highlight potential new capacities for how we do sociology. The argument … Continue reading Back & Puwar, Live Methods