2020 December: Wrapping Up

I am a feeling a little inert, probably because there are a number of things to wrap up this month. I have my first Contextual Studies-type lecture to give to BA students in January, the Writing for Practice Forum to fully take responsibility for, a contribution to propose for the next issue of Phenomenology and … Continue reading 2020 December: Wrapping Up

2020 November: Frame Switching

Intrusions. Video, 22 min. 2020. (Second attempt at distributing myself across different characters within the same work (this time in two languages), but not as interesting as a result). I began the academic year with a fighting spirit; I had a belief in my project and felt committed to it every day — learning, making, … Continue reading 2020 November: Frame Switching

2020 October: Experimental Philosophy and ‘Me’

Screenshot of my research timeline.   Focus The second year of my PhD has officially begun — this makes me excited but also determined to use my time well. Accordingly, focus was the topic of a latest discussion between myself and M. Rankovic (my unofficial 'third supervisor'), especially the idea that focus need not necessarily mean … Continue reading 2020 October: Experimental Philosophy and ‘Me’

2020 September: Determinism and Agency

Time Off. Video, 4 min. 2020. I’ve typically regarded A Ritual Resuscitation of Eternal Lovers to be an old work, and a good, but discontinued experiment. But recently I’ve filmed about four new performances, and gained a renewed interest in the aims of the text: to find freedom in determinism; that is, if I can … Continue reading 2020 September: Determinism and Agency